SINGULUS TECHNOLOGIES receives contract for development of new CIGS production system from CNBM
Kahl am Main, 27 June 2018 – SINGULUS TECHNOLOGIES AG (SINGULUS TECHNOLOGIES) has signed a new contract for the development of the next generation of manufacturing equipment with its long-standing customer Avancis, Germany, a wholly owned subsidiary of China National Building Materials (CNBM).
SINGULUS TECHNOLOGIES has been working with Avancis since 2008 on the development and optimization of the CISARIS selenization equipment. The common goal is to further reduce production costs in cooperation with the customer and to increase both cell performance and production performance. Therefore this technology will be even more powerful and competitive in the future.
Dr. Ing. Stefan Rinck, Chairman of the Management Board of SINGULUS TECHNOLOGIES AG: “Our CISARIS selenization plants are an important step in the entire production process. CNBM’s CIGS thin-film technology will meet even greater demands in the future through the use of new equipment.”
The production capacity for CIGS cells in China is expected to rise significantly in the coming years. SINGULUS TECHNOLOGIES participates in all major investments in China with machines for the different CIGS processes.
SINGULUS TECHNOLOGIES – innovations for new technologies
SINGULUS TECHNOLOGIES builds innovative machines and equipment for economical and resource-efficient production processes.
These core competencies comprise coating technology, surface processing, wet-chemical applications as well as thermal processing steps. The company provides machines that are used in the solar, semiconductor technology, medical technology, consumer goods and optical disc areas worldwide. For all machines, processes and applications SINGULUS TECHNOLOGIES draws upon its know-how in the areas of automation and process technology.