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DuPont to Double Solamet Production

11:18 PM MDT | September 1, 2010 | Deepti Ramesh

DuPont says it plans to double production capacity for its Solamet photovoltaic (PV) metallization pastes, due to strong, continued growth in the solar energy industry and accelerated demand for new materials that enable higher efficiency PV cells. The planned capacity expansion of Solamet products for the PV industry, involves DuPont Microcircuit Materials facilities at Dongguan, China; Taoyuan, Taiwan; and Manati, Puerto Rico. The expansion is expected to be completed in 2011. DuPont Solamet PV metallization pastes are made from silver and other materials...

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