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Photovoltaic Technology Show a success for Luvata

The PV Tech Show, also known as the PHOTON Expo, was held March 4-6, 2009 in Munich, Germany and was expected to draw over 10,000 visitors.  Luvata’s Special Products division exhibited at the show and used the opportunity to meet with customers, business partners, scientists and other parties dedicated to the advancement of photovoltaic. 

Luvata SunwireLuvata’s exhibition booth featured its Sunwire™ branded photovoltaic wire, a copper-based ribbon used to create high performance connections between silicon cells in photovoltaic modules.  The manufacturing technology behind Sunwire™ sets the industry benchmark for quality and reliability and is uniquely compatible with many of the materials recently seen in the PV industry.

Constructive discussions

Presentation by Tero Horttana, Sales and Marketing Manager with Luvata's Electrical Power Business UnitAt the conclusion of the show Tero Horttana, Sales and Marketing Manager for Luvata, commented: “Some customers were interested in learning more about our added capacity, while with others we were able to have surprisingly constructive discussions concerning the future technology of PV.”

Growing industry

Norbert Weidehoff, Sales Manager for Luvata’s Electrical Power Business Unit looks forward to the future of PV and the coming developments: “The industry is still growing and green energy will be one of the main topics for many years to come.”

More to follow

If you would like to meet our Sunwire™ team, we will be at the PV Solar Energy Conference and Exhibition held in Hamburg, Germany September 21-24, 2009.  Please stop by.  Otherwise we hope to see you next year in Stuttgart, the new location for the PV Tech Show.


In May 2017, the Special Products division of Luvata was acquired by Mitsubishi Materials Corporation.


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