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Ceradyne Opens Second Solar Factory in China

January 24, 2011
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Ceradyne Inc. has announced the grand opening of its new 218,000-square-foot factory in Tianjin, China, Ceradyne Tianjin Advanced Materials. This newly constructed facility will produce high-purity ceramic crucibles for the forming of large polysilicon ingots for use in the manufacture of photovoltaic silicon solar cells.

The new facility is located on Ceradyne’s 13.7-acre plot in the Tianjin Airport Economic Area. The operation will be run by Ceradyne Chinese executives and engineers who have been trained by U.S.-based Ceradyne Thermo Materials’ management.

“This is a very exciting event for Ceradyne and particularly for Ceradyne Thermo Materials,” said Bruce Lockhart, vice president, who hasresponsibility for the company’s solar energy efforts. “It was only three and a half years ago that we opened the first crucible factory in Tianjin for the development and manufacture of high-technology ceramic crucibles to meet our Chinese customers’ requirements.”

For more information, visit www.ceradyne.com.

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