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UNITED SOLAR OVONIC expands its presence in Europe

(PresseBox) (Frankfurt am Main, ) UNITED SOLAR OVONIC, the American thin-film photovoltaics manufacturer, and wholly owned subsidiary of Energy Conversion Devices, Inc. (ECD) (NASDAQ: ENER) increased its European headquarters in Frankfurt am Main, Germany to serve the growing European markets.

“By enlarging especially our sales and marketing team we want to further improve the service to our European customers and deepen the cooperation with our OEM partners,” explained Karl-Heinz Tönges, Vice President Sales and Marketing, Europe. “The extension of our sales activities emphasizes the strategic importance of Germany and the aspiring photovoltaic markets in Southern Europe for UNITED SOLAR OVONIC.”

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About Energy Conversion

Devices Energy Conversion Devices is the leader in the synthesis of new materials and the development of advanced production technology and innovative alternative energy products and solutions. The company's portfolio of alternative energy solutions and proprietary information processing technologies features the latest advances in solar electric power generation, NiMH batteries, and fuel cell, solid hydride storage and phase-change memory technologies. ECD designs and builds manufacturing machinery that incorporates its proprietary production processes, maintains ongoing research and development programs to continually improve its products and develops new applications for its technologies. ECD holds the basic patents in its fields. More information on the Company is available at

United Solar Ovonic Europe GmbH

UNITED SOLAR OVONIC, building on technology invented and pioneered by ECD, is the world leader in thin-film amorphous photovoltaics. Because of characteristics unique to the UNITED SOLAR OVONIC solar cell technology, such as lightweight, ruggedness and flexibility, it is ideal as building-integrated photovoltaic roofing systems for residential and industrial customers. ECD and UNITED SOLAR OVONIC hold the basic patents covering the continuous roll-to-roll manufacturing of thin-film amorphous-silicon alloy multi-junction solar cells and related products. More information is available at