ThreeCore, a specialized supply chain services company, was recently selected by GT Solar to assist their supply chain team in meeting a surge in demand. GT Solar is a leading supplier of polysilicon production technology, crystalline ingot growth systems and related PV manufacturing services to the solar industry. ThreeCore’s supply chain experts helped GT Solar implement a program designed to increase the capacity of the GT Solar’s Merrimack, New Hampshire manufacturing facility.
“With the pick-up in the economy, local manufacturers are doing everything they can to meet their customer’s immediate requirements. GT Solar is approaching the challenge in a strategic way by increasing the capacity and flexibility of their manufacturing operation,” stated Tom Petersen, CEO of ThreeCore. “We have years of experience managing outsourcing programs and we believe that the key element to success is consistent communications. Our team can stay focused on the outsourcing activities because we are not distracted by tactical operations issues.”
“Our business is being driven by the growing demand for alternative energy solutions. Being able to increase the flexibility and capacity of our facility in Merrimack is important for us to keep pace with this demand,” said Rick Tattersfield, Vice President of Operations for GT Solar. “ThreeCore provided the additional expert capacity we needed to quickly expand our global sourcing capacity meet our customer’s expectations and delivery requirements, while continuing to make progress on key strategic initiatives.”
ThreeCore provides manufacturing organizations with a range of services to reduce their cost of procurement. The company’s consulting services provide sophisticated manufacturers with on-demand strategic sourcing services ranging from global sourcing initiatives to design-for-cost programs. Our Integrated Supply programs enable customers to focus on their strategic issues, while ThreeCore plans, sources and manages lower dollar parts that generate the majority of day-today purchasing administration and activity. For additional information please visit us at www.threecore.com
About GT Solar International, Inc.
GT Solar International, Inc., based in Merrimack, NH, USA, is a leading global provider of polysilicon production technology, crystalline ingot growth systems and related PV manufacturing services for the solar industry. The company's products and services allow its customers to optimize their manufacturing environments and lower their cost of ownership, accelerating the drive towards grid parity. For additional information about GT Solar, please visit www.gtsolar.com