CHINA: The Heraeus Photovoltaics Business Unit will be holding an event on Monday, May 13th, to celebrate their increased research and development capabilities at their PV facility in Shanghai, China. Heraeus has upgraded their laboratory to increase their local support to Chinese cell manufacturers.
In a statement, Tobias Caspari, GM of Asia for the Photovoltaics Business Unit, says: "China represents the largest market for solar cell production and is vital for the success of the PV industry. We have been present in China since 2009 with a local PV facility, providing production, and technical support to the Chinese market.
"We value our customer relationships in this region very much and will continue to invest in technology at our Shanghai facility in order to serve our customers even better. The investments we make in this lab will support our efforts to work closely with our Chinese customers and launch new products that maximize the performance and value of their solar cells."
The event at Heraeus will host many of the PV Business Units' customers located in China. "Since Heraeus' entry into the PV market as a metallization paste supplier, we have developed strong relationships with many of the major cell manufacturers in China. We appreciate their confidence in our products and capabilities and we are committed to their success," states Bill Gao, business unit manager of the China region.