China's major solar photovoltaic player, Suntech Power is making a move on the hot Japanese solar market by scooping up one the country's larger solar companies with an established presence.

"As a subsidiary of Suntech, MSK will be able to access Suntech's support in terms of advanced PV cell/module products and cost competitiveness, financial resources, and distribution channels as well as have the possibility of pioneering BIPV applications in the Chinese market.'' -- Tadao Kasahara, MSK, CEO