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News on suppliers, market trends and technology innovations in polysilicon and wafer production is selected, assessed and written for you by Bernreuter Research.

GCL-Poly’s wafer factory in Xuzhou, Jiangsu province, China

Shift to diamond wire saws drives down polysilicon consumption

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GCL-Poly Energy Holdings, the world’s largest maker of multicrystalline wafers, has completed its switch from slurry-based to diamond wire saws, according to Digitimes.

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GCL-Poly excludes SMP from acquisition of SunEdison assets

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GCL-Poly Energy Holdings has closed the acquisition of SunEdison’s Solar Materials Business, but has excluded SunEdison’s stake in the insolvent South Korean polysilicon company SMP from the deal.

Rectifying tower at Jiangsu Zhongneng’s polysilicon plant in Xuzhou, Jiangsu

GCL-Poly will build a new polysilicon plant in Xinjiang

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GCL-Poly Energy Holdings has announced that it will build a new polysilicon plant with a total capacity of 60,000 metric tons in Xinjiang in northwestern China.

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GCL-Poly announces closing of acquisition of SunEdison assets

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GCL-Poly Energy Holdings has announced that all conditions for acquiring SunEdison’s Solar Material Business have been met. Closing of the acquisition is expected on March 31, 2017.