Semiconductor equipment expert Meyer Burger awarded a new MAiA 2.1 equipment order from an existing, tier-one Chinese customer. The order, which is worth around CHF 18 million, involves in equipment delivery and installation and commissioning of the MAiA 2.1 system platform.
The MAiA 2.1 features an upgraded cell platform with the mass production scalable cell technology MB PERC. This technology helps enhance production volume of high quality solar cells so that clients can ensues their shipments for the growing PV market.
Announced on June 23, 2016, the same Chinese customer previously ordered diamond wire cutting technology and cell upgrade equipment. The customer’s orders in the past month represent a sale of approximately CHF40 million.
Delivery and commission of the ordered MAiA 2.1 is scheduled in the fourth quarter of 2016.