Edwards Chemical Management Europe goes to start-up Solar Semi

Solar Semi Engineering Ltd, a solar and semiconductor start-up company, purchased the business and assets of Edwards Chemical Management Europe Limited (CME) for an undisclosed sum.  CME is part of Edwards, the global vacuum and abatement business.

(August 31, 2010) — Solar Semi Engineering Ltd, a solar and semiconductor start-up company, purchased the business and assets of Edwards Chemical Management Europe Limited (CME) for an undisclosed sum.  CME is part of Edwards, the global vacuum and abatement business.

CME, originally founded in 1967, is a leading manufacturer of automated wet etch process & cleaning equipment, as well as chemical dosing systems. These are primarily used in the production of photovoltaic wafers for solar panels and in the semiconductor sector. The business is based in Newhaven, Sussex, UK and employs around 30 people.

Follow Photovoltaics World on Twitter.com via editors Pete Singer, twitter.com/PetesTweetsPW and Debra Vogler, twitter.com/dvogler_PV_semi. Or join our Facebook group

Solar Semi Engineering Limited (SSE) is a new company founded by Tim Dodkin to provide wet process equipment to the solar and semiconductor manufacturing industries. “SSE will continue to market the former CME products with the addition of those new products required for high efficiency cells and semiconductor manufacturing,” said Dodkin.  Dodkin has over three decades of experience in high technology market development and international start ups, with a large majority of that time spent on complex wet process systems.

More information on CME’s automated wet etch process & cleaning equipment and chemical dosing systems can be found at www.edwards-cme.co.uk  
 
Edwards is a leading supplier of integrated solutions for the manufacture of semiconductors, flat panel displays, and solar cells. www.edwardsvacuum.com

Solar Semi Engineering provides wet process equipment to the Solar and Semiconductor manufacturing industries. www.solsemi.com 

 

Previous articleNew Jenoptik c-Si PV products will be at EU PVSEC
Next articlePeace Corps to Tackle Grassroots Energy Issues

No posts to display