GT Advanced Technologies

GT Advanced Technologies (formerly GT Solar) is a leading global provider of polysilicon production technology for the solar, LED and other industrial markets.


Location: 
Merrimack, NH
Type: 
VC-Funded Company
Category: 
Solar
Website: 
http://www.gtat.com

GT Advanced Technologies (formerly GT Solar), a leading global provider of polysilicon production technology, and sapphire and silicon crystalline growth systems and materials for the solar, LED and other industrial markets. Our manufacturing equipment and services support the growth of the Solar and LED industries and accelerate the adoption of renewable energy for a more sustainable world.

GT Advanced Technologies leverages its core crystalline growth and materials expertise in polysilicon, photovoltaic and sapphire to deliver sustained value to our customers. Our innovative ideas and industry experience enable the evolution and commercialization of products that elevate performance, improve quality and lower manufacturing costs.

Our principal products are:

  • Polysilicon Production Equipment and Services – GT offers a full range of polysilicon production equipment needed to operate a highly efficient and low cost CVD reactors and related engineering services required for the production of high quality polysilicon. Our SDR™ series of Siemens-based reactors offer industry-leading price/performance with low power consumption per kilogram of polysilicon produced and higher throughput to lower the cost of polysilicon production.
  • DSS Multicrystalline Ingot Growth Furnaces – GT is the industry’s leading provider of multicrystalline ingot growth furnaces with over 3,000 systems installed worldwide. Our scalable architecture has given customers an upgrade path that allows them to take advantage of next generation crystalline growth technology for higher levels of throughput and productivity while protecting their original investment.
  • Advanced Sapphire Growth Furnaces and Material for the LED Industry and industrial markets – GT entered the high-growth LED market with the acquisition of Crystal Systems, Inc. in the summer of 2010. Our advanced sapphire furnace is based on 40 years of process engineering know-how and crystal growth expertise, and provides customers with a scalable platform to produce high quality sapphire.

Our mission is to enable our customers’ success by providing sustained value with products and services that provide a high return on their investment and that lower the cost of manufacturing.

GT Advanced Technologies is an Angeleno Group portfolio company.


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