XsunX Announces Agreement with Praxair, Securing Key Manufacturing Facility Gas Needs
ALISO VIEJO, Calif., May 19, 2008 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- XsunX, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: XSNX- News), a solar technology company, announced today that it has signed an agreement with Praxair, Inc. (NYSE:PX) for the supply of bulk industrial gases for its new multi-megawatt thin film photovoltaic (TFPV) solar manufacturing facility near Portland, Oregon. XsunX is refurbishing an existing 90,000 sq. ft. building, located in Wood Village, to house its integrated TFPV manufacturing operations.
Praxair is a leading producer of industrial gases in North America and is uniquely positioned to meet the requirements for reliable supply of all gases required. "XsunX joins a growing number of customers that value Praxair's capabilities to reliably supply high-purity gases, sputtering targets and services for the PV industry. We look forward to supporting XsunX’s production of PV modules and to help drive efficiencies in their operations," said Ray Roberge, president, Praxair Electronics.
"The agreement will provide for Praxair’s expertise in the design, installation, and management of our gas handling and delivery systems and a long term contract to supply the bulk of our manufacturing gas needs," stated Mr. Tom Djokovich, CEO for XsunX. "We are pleased that such a major part of the integrated thin film TFPV manufacturing process is in good hands. Having secured gas supplies with Praxair to support a large part of our thin film TFPV manufacturing processes, we have started to meet both short and mid term goals in the build out of our multi-megawatt thin film photovoltaic solar manufacturing facility." concluded Djokovich.
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About Praxair, Inc.
Praxair is the largest industrial gases company in North and South America, and one of the largest worldwide, with 2007 sales of $9.4 billion. The company produces, sells and distributes atmospheric and process gases, and high-performance surface coatings. Praxair products, services and technologies bring productivity and environmental benefits to a wide variety of industries, including aerospace, chemicals, food and beverage, electronics, energy, healthcare, manufacturing, metals and others. More information on Praxair is available on the Internet at www.praxair.com
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