Heraeus Photovoltaic unit builds Singapore facility
LONDON (Reuters) - The Heraeus Photovolataic Business Unit is building a new facility in Singapore to produce silver metallization paste used in crystalline solar cell applications, the company said on Monday.
The company, a unit of German precious metals house Heraeus, said the plant will include research and development, manufacturing, sales and technical services, and is expected to being operations in the second half of 2011.
The new facility will be Heraeus' fourth manufacturing site of its kind. The company already produces paste for the photovoltaic industry in the United States, Germany and China.