Despatch Industries Receives Order for UltraFlex Furnace from European Solar Cell Manufacturer

Minneapolis, Minn., U.S.A. - January 27, 2010 - Despatch Industries, a leading technology and equipment provider for the solar industry, announces the recent order for an UltraFlexTM firing furnace from a European solar cell manufacturing company. The purchasing company plans to utilize the UltraFlexTM in its testing lab for paste and printer development.

"We have seen a great response in our UltraFlexTM products from solar manufacturers worldwide, and especially from those companies doing research and development," states Jeff Bell, Despatch Solar Product Manager. "The UltraFlex?, with its MicrozoneTM Technology, provides customers with infinite profile flexibility, independent of belt speed and is capable of creating sharp divisions and tight control to adapt to the industry's many pastes and cell architectures. The unique features and innovative technology of the UltraFlexTM make it an ideal tool for use in any R&D or testing facility."

Despatch firing furnace technology is consistently recognized as the best available in the industry. The company currently holds the number one market share for metallization firing furnaces and has shipped over 10GW of firing furnace production capacity worldwide.

Despatch Industries designs and engineers market-leading tools and technology for the solar cell manufacturing industry. The company's regional offices and complete global service network allow Despatch to provide local sales and product support to all customers worldwide. Despatch equipment is consistently recognized for exceptional performance and process quality, optimal cell efficiency, maximum uptime and reduced operating costs.

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

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