JP Sercel Associates Inc. (JPSA; Manchester, NH) was selected as a New Hampshire High Technology Council (NHHTC) Product of the Year 2009 Judges' Award winner for its PV-5000 Thin Film Photovoltaic Laser Scribing Systems for high-volume production of thin film on glass solar panels. This award was based on innovation, performance, value, and addressing unmet needs in the marketplace.
JPSA was one of four finalists chosen to present its innovative products in a tradeshow format and on stage to members of the NHHTC and the public on November 17th, 2009.
The company's Chairman & CTO Jeffrey Sercel said, "It's great to receive this award and be a part of this special event that celebrates NH's best of the best in technology. JPSA is proud to be a member of the New Hampshire high technology community. The PV-5000 is another JPSA product that provides a boost to the New Hampshire economy and to the production efficiency of the solar industry."
The PV-5000 is a fully automated laser system that enables thin film solar panel manufacturers to set new benchmarks in cost and solar energy conversion efficiency due to the company's proprietary laser technology.