7. October, 2013 – Norwegian Crystals has started commercial production of high-performance monocrystalline ingots and blocks in the company´s facility in Glomfjord, Norway. “This marks an important milestone for our company. We probably have a lot to learn, but we are eager to start demonstrating our potential to become the best mono ingot producer in the world”, says Reidar Langmo, CEO in Norwegian Crystals. Norwegian Crystals operates 50 czochralski furnaces in Glomfjord and has a total capacity of 200 MW. The first products from Norwegian Crystals will be shipped to a highly reputable customer in Japan.
About Norwegian Crystals
Norwegian Crystals operates 50 czochralski furnaces in Glomfjord with a total capacity of 200 MW, aquired from the REC Wafer bankruptcy trustee in July 2013. The company manufactures high-performance monocrystalline ingots and blocks at its facility in Glomfjord, Norway. With a strong crystallization experience, a highly automated production process, and cheap, clean hydro electric power, Norwegian Crystals is able to obtain a high quality and a low production cost. The company sells both p-type and n-type mono blocks and wafers to some of the largest players in the global PV industry.