LDK Solar Co. Ltd. (PRC)

LDK (www. ldksolar. com/) was set up by the Liouxin Group, a company which manufactures personal protective equipment, power tools, and elevators. With the formation of LDK Solar, the company is diversifying into solar energy products. LDK Solar went public in May 2007. In 2008, the company announced the completion of the construction and the start of polysilicon production in its 1,000 metric tons polysilicon plant. According to the company, the total capacity was 12,000 metric tons at the end of 2010, which will be increased to 25,000 tons in 2011. In 2010, polysilicon production was reported at 5,050 tons.

Updated: August 23, 2015 — 5:47 am