Posted: August 13, 2010

Intevac Receives Order for Its Lean Solar Deposition System

(Nanowerk News) Intevac, Inc. announced today it has received an order for a LEAN SOLAR™ deposition system for shipment in the first quarter of 2011.
"We are pleased to announce this purchase order from a new customer for use in the manufacturing of crystalline silicon solar cells," commented Kevin Fairbairn, president and chief executive officer of Intevac. "Our LEAN SOLAR thin film deposition system is capable of depositing both metal and transparent conductive oxide films, enabling high cell efficiencies and low costs per watt."
About Intevac
Intevac was founded in 1991 and has two businesses: Equipment and Intevac Photonics.
Equipment Business: We are a leader in the design, development and marketing of high productivity lean manufacturing systems and have been producing Lean Thinking platforms since 1994. We are the leading supplier of magnetic media processing systems to the hard drive industry and offer high productivity solutions to the photovoltaic and semiconductor industries.
Intevac Photonics: We are a leader in the development and manufacture of leading edge, high-sensitivity imaging products and vision systems, as well as table-top and handheld Raman instruments. Markets addressed include military, industrial, medical and scientific.
For more information call 408-986-9888, or visit the company's website at
Source: Intevac (press release)
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