This excerpt taken from the SOLF 6-K filed Aug 27, 2008.
About Q-Cells AG
Founded in 1999, Q-Cells AG is today the largest manufacturer of solar cells worldwide. In 2007, with some 1,800 employees, the company produced monocrystalline and multi-crystalline solar cells with a total performance of 389.2 megawatt peak and delivered them worldwide to manufacturers of solar modules. More than 200 scientists and engineers at Q-Cells are working on advancing the technology so as to achieve the objective of the company – reducing photovoltaic costs quickly and on a sustained basis and making them competitive. In addition to the activities in its core business, from 2008 onwards several Q-Cells AG subsidiaries will be producing photovoltaic modules on the basis of various thin-film technologies. Q-Cells AG has branches in Hong Kong, China and Japan, is listed on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange (QCE; WKN555866) and included in the TecDAX, the German technology index.