TITLE

Applied buys Swiss solar technology player for $475M

AUTHOR(S)
Taylor, Colleen
PUB. DATE
July 2007
SOURCE
Electronic News;7/2/2007, Vol. 53 Issue 27, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the acquisition of HCT Shaping Systems SA, a supplier of precision wafering systems used in manufacturing crystalline silicon (c-Si) substrates for the solar industry, by Applied Materials Inc. The value of the deal is approximately $475 million. It mentions the plan of Applied to install more than 20-kilowatts of solar power generation capability at its Harris Branch manufacturing center in Austin, Texas.
ACCESSION #
25764111

 

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