Annual Report 2017


Review 2017


1ST QUARTER - 2017

  • The Supervisory Board appoints Dr.-Ing. Stefan Rinck to the Executive Board of the company for another tenure of five years
  • Important contract for the delivery of vacuum cathode sputtering machines as well as process machines for wet chemical coating machines is signed
  • On March 29, 2017, the successful commissioning of the process machines SILEX II at HEVEL SOLAR for the production of heterojunction solar cells is concluded
  • SINGULUS TECHNOLOGIES reports consolidated financial statements 2016 on March 30, 2017
  • Fairs/exhibitions in the 1st quarter:

    • CPITC 2017, China PV Technology International Conference 2017, Xi'an, China



2ND QUARTER - 2017

  • SINGULUS TECHNOLOGIES presents new cathode sputtering machine for the production of heterojunction solar cells as well as the inline machine LINEX for wet chemical processing on the occasion of the trade fair SNEC in Shanghai, China
  • Report for the 1st quarter 2017 published on May 12, 2017
  • SINGULUS TECHNOLOGIES presents new production solutions at the FIP 2017, Lyon, France
  • SINGULUS TECHNOLOGIES receives prepayment for the delivery of CIGS production machines
  • The Annual General Meeting of the company takes place on June 20, 2017
  • Fairs/exhibitions in the 2nd quarter:

    • Medtec Europe, Stuttgart, Germany
    • SNEC PV POWER EXPO, conference and fair, Shanghai, China
    • MEDIA-TECH Conference Europe, Hamburg, Germany
    • Shanghai International Vacuum Coating Technology & Equipment Exhibition, The 9th Advanced Material Fair, Shanghai, China
    • FIP Solution Plastique, Lyon, France
    • Cosmetic Business, Munich, Germany
    • IEEE PVSC, Washington D.C., US



3RD QUARTER - 2017

  • Order intake for several sputtering machines with horizontal substrate transport for the manufacturing of CIGS solar modules booked
  • Complete dismissal of action of the lawsuit by Alster & Elbe Inkasso GmbH on July 26, 2017
  • Financial key figures for the first half 2017 reported on August 11, 2017
  • On September 21, 2017 SINGULUS TECHNOLOGIES reports the loss more than half of the nominal share capital
  • SINGULUS TECHNOLOGIES reduces the sales forecast for the current year on September 26, 2017
  • Fairs/exhibitions in the 3rd quarter:

    • INTERSOLAR North America, San Francisco, US
    • Semicon West, San Francisco, US
    • INTERSOLAR South America, São Paulo, Brazil
    • Renewable Energy India Expo, Greater Noida, India
    • EU PVSEC, Amsterdam, Netherlands



4TH QUARTER - 2017

  • SINGULUS TECHNOLOGIES and MPO International announce a strategic cooperation in the cosmetics sector on October 2, 2017
  • First order intake for a vacuum coating machine for the finishing of three-dimensional parts, order for a second machine in November received
  • SINGULUS TECHNOLOGIES receives additional orders for production machines for high-performance solar cells
  • Strategically important entry in medical sector implemented, order intake of more than € 10 million recorded
  • Key financial figures for the first nine months 2017 published on November 9, 2017
  • Extraordinary General Meeting takes place on November 29, 2017
  • SINGULUS TECHNOLOGIES successfully implements a capital increase of 10 % of the nominal capital
  • New contract with an order volume exceeding € 30 million for the delivery of five additional selenization machines signed on December 21
  • Fairs/exhibitions in the 4th quarter:

    • MMM 2017, Pittsburgh, US
    • COMPAMED, Dusseldorf, Germany