Thieme GmbH & Co. KG, Teningen, Germany announced it is strengthening its commitment in the field of photovoltaics through a cooperation, has already existed for several years, with Jonas & Redmann Photovoltaics Production Solutions GmbH, Berlin, who produces handling systems for the photovoltaic industry. The two companies have established a joint subsidiary named JRT Photovoltaics GmbH & Co. KG, which will develop and market solutions for the production of crystalline solar cells.
The start-up company was announced at the international photovoltaic trade fair EU PVSEC, held Sep. 1-4, 2008 in Valencia, Spain. The companies say that JRT Photovoltaics combines the know-how and market experience of two strong partners: Jonas & Redmann has made a name for itself internationally as an automation partner of the photovoltaic industry; and Thieme is the technology and market leader for flatbed screen-printing systems and has already been involved in the up-and-coming photovoltaic market for several years.
“Our respective core competencies perfectly complement one another,” says Markus Bau, who will manage the joint venture at its headquarters in Teningen. Lutz Redmann, managing director of Jonas & Redmann concurs, “JRT Photovoltaics will be a market partner to be reckoned with, supported by the vast experience and the dedication of two strong partners.” For more information on the companies, visit www.thieme-eu and www.jr-photovoltaics.com.
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