Chairman Kim Visits Hanwha Q CELLS Jincheon Solar Cell Plant
- The 180,000㎡ Jincheon plant has a production capacity of 1.4 GW
- Hanwha Q CELLS' total production capacity in Korea, Malaysia and China rises to 5.2 GW, further solidifying the company's position as the world's number one producer of solar cells
[July 05, 2016] The Hanwha Group Chairman Seung Youn Kim toured the Hanwha Q CELLS solar cell plant in Jincheon, completed last April, to encourage the employees.
The new 180,000-square meter Hanwha Q CELLS Jincheon plant has a production capacity of 1.4 GW. With the Jincheon plant, the company's total production capacity in Korea, Malaysia and China rises to 5.2 GW, further solidifying the company's position as the world's number one producer of solar cells.
To commemorate his visit, Chairman Kim was presented with a ceremonial plaque by the CEO of Hanwha Q CELLS Seong Woo Nam. The plaque was fashioned from the first solar cell produced at the Jincheon plant. In turn, Chairman Kim presented a mini solar panel inscribed with a message of appreciation to the employees at the plant.
"Armed with a strong sense of mission, Hanwha Group has devoted considerable effort into the solar business over the past five years. We believed in the solar energy industry. We believe in making solar energy one of Korea's renowned industries and in the foreseeable future, fulfill our vision to develop it for the betterment of humanity," said Chairman Kim.
Founded in 1952, Hanwha has grown quickly by anticipating and responding to changing business environments with a balanced business portfolio that includes energy & materials, aerospace, finance and retail & services. Our expertise and synergy in key areas have catapulted us into the seventh-largest business in South Korea and a Fortune Global 500 company. Hanwha continues to grow rapidly as we strive to pursue global leadership in all of our businesses. We are building a robust foundation for sustainable development and a brighter future for everyone.
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