United States
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Feb 25 2015
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33 Norfolk Street, San Francisco, 94103, USA
Spire Corporation is a leading global manufacturer of photovoltaic (PV) cell and module production, testing and metrology equipment. The Company’s technologically advanced products provide customers with exceptional performance and the lowest total manufacturing equipment cost of ownership. Embedded in Spire’s equipment and turn-key lines are process recipes and design features based on decades of experience that allow customers to achieve the highest levels of factory efficiency, yield, and output. Spire’s flagship product, the Spi-Sun Simulator, has become the industry standard in module performance testing. It is now used by more than 30 standards testing laboratories worldwide and is a staple in mass production lines around the globe. The Company’s new Spi-Sun Simulator 5600SLP “Blue” is the most advanced module simulator available today. Spire’s turn-key module lines are offered in manual, semi-automated, and fully automated configurations. The quality and consistency of Spire’s products and services have resulted in awards and widespread brand recognition for the company throughout the international PV community. The Company’s equipment is used by over 300 companies in 50 countries worldwide. Spire was a pioneer in the PV industry. Since 1969, The Company has developed, manufactured and marketed highly engineered products and services for a wide range of commercial markets including PV manufacturing equipment and optoelectronic components. Spire’s involvement in the solar industry began with development of space-based solar cells. Focus shifted to terrestrial photovoltaic applications soon afterward, and the Company quickly built a leading position as a worldwide supplier of solar cell and module manufacturing equipment with embedded, advanced processes. Spire continues to focus on value through technology innovation, leveraging the industry’s best technical expertise, lowest cost of ownership, and worldwide support services.

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