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30 January 2008


Spire appoints UST as south-east Asia rep

Spire Corp of Bedford, MA, USA has selected UST Technology Pte Ltd of Singapore as its representative for solar turnkey solutions and capital equipment in the south-east Asia solar energy market (Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, the Philippines, and Indonesia).

Established in 1974, UST has 120 staff providing technical and engineering support throughout the region, serving major multi-national semiconductor and electronics industries.

“The booming south-east Asia solar market represents a compelling opportunity for manufacturers, and UST is an excellent partner to help us tap this market,” says Spire’s VP of corporate marketing, Mark Willingham. With solar demand doubling in the region by 2010, Spire is seeing an increase in new sales activity, he adds. Also, existing customers are locating large manufacturing facilities in the region. “UST’s strong technical capability will deliver considerable value to our growing customer base.”

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