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MCI to Expand Solar Cell Encapsulant Production Capacity

November 30th, 2008 by kalyan89 in Press Releases, Reports, PV Industry - Asia, PV Industry - Europe

Nikkei Electronics Asia, Oct 30, 2008
Source: TechOn

Mitsui Chemicals Inc (MCI) has announced that its subsidiary, Mitsui Chemicals Fabro Inc (MFI), will expand its production capacity for a solar cell encapsulant, SOLAR EVA. MFI is a manufacturer and supplier of SOLA R EVA.

Recenty, the demand for solar cells has been rapidly expanding especially in Germany, Spain and Italy, where the national governments have initiated support programs for solar cells. Under this situation, solar cell producers in Japan, Europe, the US and Asia are planning production capacity expansion one after another, resulting in great increase in demand for SOLAR EVA.

MCI and MFI have decided significant expansion of their production capacity to solidify their global positions by satisfying global customers’ demand. The two companies are planning further expansion of the capacity in 2010.