The U.S. supplier of automation systems for the PV industry also saw order intake and quarter-end backlog increase in the latest quarter. All of the company’s segments contributed to the turnover growth registered in this period.
German laser specialist LPKF has made a good start to 2017, with especially strong performance from its solar equipment segment, which saw a revenue increase by 71% compared with the same period for the previous year.
The Japanese equipment provider reported a profit of JPY 151 million ($1.3 million) for the first half of the current fiscal year. Revenue grew 231.3% year-on-year to JPY 2,227 million ($20.0 million).
Although the CIGS equipment manufacturer reported a negative Ebit of €35.9 million, this was improved considerably from the previous year. In 2017, the company aims to increase turnover significantily and to be back in the black.
German equipment supplier Asys today announced the launch of its new dual lane metallization line for crystalline silicon cell production, Alignus 1.5s. The line features a high level of automation, as part of the company’s Industry 4.0 approach, and aims to decrease cell metallization process times.
The cookie settings on this website are set to "allow cookies" to give you the best browsing experience possible. If you continue to use this website without changing your cookie settings or you click "Accept" below then you are consenting to this.