LDK Solar Reaches Capacity in Second 5,000 MT Train in its Polysilicon Plant
XINYU CITY, China and SUNNYVALE, Calif., November 29, 2010 -- LDK Solar Co., Ltd. ("LDK Solar") (NYSE: LDK), a leading manufacturer of multicrystalline solar wafers and PV products, today announced that the Company successfully reached the designed capacity of its second 5,000 MT polysilicon train in its Mahong polysilicon plant. A ceremony to celebrate this important achievement was held in Xinyu City and many leaders of local government were in attendance.
There are three 5,000 MT trains in the 15,000 MT Mahong polysilicon plant. Reaching capacity of the second train demonstrates that LDK Solar has ramped its polysilicon capacity to 10,000 MT. It also enhances LDK Solar's leadership in manufacturing costs, lowers the key material supply risk, and empowers LDK Solar to be a leading enterprise in the PV industry.
"Reaching capacity of the second train in the Mahong polysilicon plant is significant for LDK Solar as well as the PV industry," stated Xingxue Tong, COO of LDK Solar. "It will greatly expand LDK Solar's access to polysilicon and support our growing demand from our customers."
About LDK Solar (NYSE: LDK)
LDK Solar Co., Ltd. (NYSE:LDK) is a leading vertically integrated manufacturer of photovoltaic (PV) products and the world's largest producer of multicrystalline wafers. LDK Solar manufactures polysilicon, mono and multicrystalline ingots, wafers, modules and cells. The Company also engages in project development activities in selected segments of the PV market. Through its broad product offering, LDK Solar provides its customers with a full spectrum of PV solutions. LDK Solar's headquarters and manufacturing facilities are located in Hi-Tech Industrial Park, Xinyu City, Jiangxi Province in the People's Republic of China. LDK Solar's office in the United States is located in Sunnyvale, California. For more information about our company and products, please visit www.ldksolar.com.
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