Industry sets groundbreaking
Posted: Monday, March 21, 2011 6:02 pm
CLEVELAND (AP) — The groundbreaking for a $1.5 billion Wacker Polysilicon North America plant that will create up to 650 jobs is set for April 8 in northern Bradley County.
The plant will supply material used in solar panels to generate energy from sunlight.
The Munich, Germany-based company is already advertising some engineering and production positions.
A Wacker spokesman told the Cleveland Daily Banner the company is very encouraged about the quality of the applicants.
The company is considered to be among the world’s leading suppliers of hyperpure polysilicon for the solar industry.