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Heraeus Triples Size of Technical Staff Globally

Date Announced: 07 Jul 2011

Expansion of Personnel Keeps Heraeus One Step Ahead in the Photovoltaic Industry.

WEST CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Heraeus Photovoltaic Business Unit, a world leader in developing front and back-side silver paste for crystalline solar cells, is tripling the size of its global technical staff to keep up with the growing industry demand for its photovoltaic products.

Because the growth of the industry is dependent on technological innovations, Heraeus, a technology-based company, is focused on investing its efforts to introduce new technologies and products to the photovoltaics industry. The recent opening of its newest technical facility, a research and development center located in Singapore, is the third research and development facility, joining the US and Germany, that is fully staffed covering each of the major markets. The company also has application centers in Shanghai and Taoyuan to compliment its research and development centers.

With the opening of the third fully staffed research and development facility, Heraeus has increased its personnel to continue efficiently customizing products for specific customer needs. The increased staff and location allows the company to meet customer goals within the customers’ timeframe.

“We offer our customers the option to come to one of our research and development sites to personally work with our team,” said Andy London, Vice President of Heraeus Materials Technology LLC in West Conshohocken. “We always strive to meet our customers’ needs, and the increase in personnel enables us to achieve customer goals, while staying ahead in the industry.”

To learn more about Heraeus’ metallization pastes for the photovoltaic industry, go to www.pvsilverpaste.com, or visit us at this year’s Intersolar North America trade show at the Moscone West Convention Center, July 12-14 in San Francisco, California, booth number 9357, 3rd level.

About the Heraeus Photovoltaics Business Unit
Heraeus manufactures high volumes of thick film pastes for some of the most prominent companies within a variety of industries. For over 40 years, it has built a reputation of innovation, extensive research and new product development. The Heraeus Photovoltaics Business Unit applies its innovative technology to the field of photovoltaics, offering silver pastes for crystalline solar cells. The Heraeus SOL Series of silver pastes is specially formulated to provide higher efficiencies and wider processing windows, resulting in better yields and higher output for cell manufacturers.

Source: Heraeus

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Guido Matthes
Marketing & Communication Services
Phone: + 49 (0) 6181.35-4583
Fax: + 49 (0) 6181.35-3131

E-mail: guido.matthes@heraeus.com

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