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Bernhard Krause
Singulus Technologies AG
Hanauer Landstrasse 103, 63796 Kahl am Main, Germany
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SINGULUS TECHNOLOGIES Receives Order for New Pilot Machine for Production of CIGS Solar Modules
August 09, 2021

Kahl am Main, August 09, 2021 - The SINGULUS TECHNOLOGIES AG (SINGULUS TECHNOLOGIES) receives an order for the delivery of a pilot machine of the next generation for selenization machines of the CISARIS CX3 type. After the success of the development work with the process modules delivered in 2020, the commissioning of the CISARIS CX3 is planned for a pilot production in Germany.

For the manufacturing of CIGS modules for the various sites of CNBM in China, SINGULUS TECHNOLOGIES supplies machines for the selenization (CISARIS), sputtering (VISTARIS) and evaporation (SELENIUS). In particular the selenization machine CISARIS was already delivered to the production sites of CNBM several times and, amongst others, forms the core of the CIGS solar module production. It is planned that this new machine generation will be employed for the future production sites and the additional capacity expansion of the CIGS factories.

Dr.-Ing. Stefan Rinck, Chief Executive Officer of the SINGULUS TECHNOLOGIES AG, remarks: “We have already worked on the development and optimization of the selenization machines of the CISARIS type with this customer since 2008. Our CISARIS selenization machines are an important step in the entire production process. The CIGS thin-film technology by CNBM will meet the higher demands of the market in the future even more through the use of new equipment. With the new CISARIS CX3 selenization machine, the production costs are further reduced and both the cell performance as well as the production output is improved. This will make the CIGS technology even more efficient and competitive in the future.”

The production capacities for CIGS solar modules in China are set to increase substantially in the coming years. SINGULUS TECHNOLOGIES is involved in all major investments in China with machines for various CIGS processes.

SINGULUS TECHNOLOGIES – Technologies for a Sustainable World
Responsible and sustainable corporate governance is very important to SINGULUS TECHNOLOGIES. SINGULUS TECHNOLOGIES develops and assembles innovative machines and systems for efficient and resource-saving production processes, which are used worldwide in the solar/hydrogen, semiconductor, medical technology, consumer goods and data storage sectors. SINGULUS TECHNOLOGIES regards sustainability as an opportunity to position itself with innovative products that follow this spirit.

In the focus are:
•    environmental awareness
•    efficient use of resources
•    avoidance of unnecessary CO2 pollution
The company's core competencies include various processes of coating technology, surface treatment and wet-chemical and thermal production processes.

SINGULUS TECHNOLOGIES AG, Hanauer Landstrasse 103,
D-63796 Kahl/Main, WKN A1681X / ISIN DE000A1681X5
Maren Schuster, Investor Relations, Tel.: + 49 (0) 160 9609 0279
Bernhard Krause, Corporate Communications, Tel.: +49 (0) 172 833 2224


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