Despatch Industries Achieves Sales Milestone Selling Over 500 Firing Furnaces

Minneapolis, Minn., U.S.A.-April 20, 2010-Despatch Industries, a leading technology and equipment provider for the solar industry, proudly announces that it has surpassed the sales milestone of selling over 500 firing furnaces, totaling more than 15GW of production capacity. Despatch has sold over 300 firing furnaces into Asia alone. The recent achievement solidifies Despatch as holding the number one market share of metallization firing furnaces worldwide.

Despatch firing furnace technology is consistently recognized as the best available in the industry. The company recently introduced its next generation firing furnace, the UltraFlex TM with MicrozoneTM technology. The new, cutting-edge technology and equipment design build on the success of the CF-Series firing furnaces. The UltraFlexTM has received rapid acceptance in the market with over 40 units sold since being released.

Despatch Industries is the leading provider of thermal and processing equipment for advanced photovoltaic production, including the world's best-selling metallization firing furnace. Combining Despatch expertise with that of solar manufacturers inspires flexible, next-generation technology solutions that integrate seamlessly into production lines. An expansive global support network allows Despatch to provide service and technical expertise to customers on a local level. Industry leaders rely on Despatch equipment for maximum cell efficiency, increased uptime and reduced operating costs.

For more information on Despatch visit our website: http://www.despatch.com

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