|Traded as||NASDAQ: HQCL|
|Headquarters||Seoul, South Korea|
Thalheim, Germany (technology and innovation)
|Hee Cheul Kim (CEO), Kye Chun Son (CFO), Dr. Andreas v. Zitzewitz (COO), Koo Yung Lee (CCO)|
|Services||Development and installation of solar parks|
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Hanwha Q CELLS Co., Ltd. is a manufacturer of photovoltaic (PV) solar cells with headquarters in Seoul, South Korea and for technology and innovation in Thalheim, Germany. The current company was created in February 2015 by combining Hanwha SolarOne and Hanwha Q CELLS. It is a subsidiary of the Hanwha Group. The company operates under brands Q CELLS and Hanwha Solar.
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The company was established in 2004 in China as Solarfun Power Holdings by Linyang Electronics. In 2006, Solarfun was listed at NASDAQ. In 2008, Solarfun acquired a manufacturer of silicon ingots Jiangsu Yungguang Solar. In 2010, 49% of company shares was acquired by Hanwha Chemical, a subsidiary of the Hanwha Group. Consequently, the company was renamed Hanwha SolarOne. According to PVinsights, in 2010 it was seventh largest photovoltaic module producer in the world.
The company develops and produces crystalline silicon photovoltaic cells, panels, and silicon ingots and wafers. It has production facilities in China, Malaysia and South Korea. Its two most important markets are Europe and Japan.
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