NORTH VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - Jan. 9, 2014) - ACT Aurora Control Technologies Corp. (TSX VENTURE:ACU) ("Aurora" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that it has appointed Hauman Technologies Corporation ("Hauman"), a proven supplier to major photovoltaic product manufacturers, as its market partner for Taiwan.
Hauman has a strong 34-year track record in sales and service of high-end, technically sophisticated products for the photovoltaic, semiconductor and information technology industries, with thousands of products sold to numerous photovoltaic product manufacturers in Taiwan. Hauman will introduce the Decima CD and Aurora PMC to selected lead users for evaluation and then build broader adoption with top-tier photovoltaic manufacturers as the Taiwan market develops.
"Taiwan, home to several top-tier solar cell and module manufacturers, is an important market for Aurora," said Gordon Deans, President and CEO of Aurora. "Hauman has long-standing success in the early introduction and subsequent sales growth of new measurement products in both the photovoltaic and semiconductor industries to top-tier manufacturers, including leaders as Motech Industries and NSP Corporation. They have the capabilities, experience and business relationships to help Aurora achieve our market goals in Taiwan, and we are pleased to be working with them to penetrate this attractive market."
"We are excited to be introducing Aurora's measurement and control products in Taiwan," stated Allan Lin, Hauman's Vice President, Semiconductor Division. "Taiwanese manufacturers place a strong emphasis on cost-effective and profitable operations, and Aurora's products provide a valuable, unique and much-needed solution for this requirement."
Since its founding in 1979, Hauman Technologies Corporation has been dedicated to the Information Technology, Semiconductor, Optoelectronics and Photovoltaics industries. In the Photovoltaics and Semicondustor industries, Hauman offers a wide range of products such as wafer probers, cleaning systems, sealing machines, cutters, forming machines, machine vision systems, texturing systems and high- speed fully automatic inspection systems. Hauman's headquarters is in Taipei, Taiwan, with branch offices in Hsinchu, Taichung, and Kaohsiung. Hauman also has sale, service and support centres in the People's Republic of China, and in Silicon Valley in California. Hauman's website can be found at www.hauman.com.tw.
ACT Aurora Control Technologies Corp. develops, manufactures and markets inline measurement systems for the photovoltaic industry. Headquartered in North Vancouver, Canada, and founded by experienced leaders in process measurement, semiconductor manufacturing and industrial automation, the Company's inline, real-time measurement and control products provide photovoltaic cell manufacturers with the means to lower production costs and increase profitability. The Company's shares are listed on the TSX Venture Exchange and trade under the symbol "ACU".
For more information, the Company's website can be located at www.auroracontrol.com.
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