MAG to automate Solar process

  • May 05, 2011
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May 5, 2011 – MAG IAS will provide back-end processing systems, installation services and 24/7 global service and support for the CIGSolar cell manufacturing lines being developed by XsunX. XsunX is an Aliso Viejo, CA-based developer of hybrid thin-film photovoltaic (TFPV) solar cell technologies and manufacturing processes. The company is developing and marketing a new patent-pending process to produce low-cost, high-efficiency, thin-film CIGS solar cells. In support of the XsunX front-end process, MAG's automation systems will assemble the cells into modules, providing XsunX customers with a turnkey method of producing CIGSolar modules. According to Joseph Grimes, President and COO of XsunX, "Teaming with MAG allows XsunX to stay focused on its core competency of designing breakthrough technology that addresses market needs, while providing customers confidence that their systems are backed by a proven installation and support infrastructure." About MAG MAG is a leading machine tool and systems company serving the durable goods industry worldwide with complete manufacturing solutions for metal cutting and composites applications. With a strong foundation based upon renowned brands such as Boehringer, Cincinnati, Cross Hüller, Ex-Cell-O, Fadal, Giddings & Lewis, Hessapp, Honsberg, Hüller Hille and Witzig & Frank, MAG is recognized as the preeminent provider of tailored production solutions based on state-of-the-art technology. Key industrial markets served include aerospace, automotive and truck, heavy equipment, oil and gas, rail, solar energy, wind turbine production and general machining.  

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