The Basque cooperative and the Chinese brand Autowell Technology Co. (ATW) have reached an agreement to share a patent owned by MONDRAGON Assembly.
This innovative solution allows photovoltaic module manufacturers to increase their productivity.
Mondragon Assembly S.Coop, a leading Spanish company dedicated to delivering solutions and equipment for the PV Industry, and ATW, one of the top manufacturers of automation equipment for PV products in China, have entered into an agreement to share the Intellectual Property of a patented solution owned by Mondragon. The function of the equipment, known as “continuous stringing”, is specifically located at the tabbing and stringing process, which allows 15% more productivity in cells per hour. According to this agreement, ATW will be able to deliver this solution to all PV module manufacturers worldwide.
About Mondragon Assembly
Mondragon Assembly is an international group specializing in the development of automation and assembly solutions. The Group currently has six production plants in Spain, Mexico, France, Germany, China and Brazil, and a subsidiary in India. They also have a strategic network of commercial offices in leading world economies.
Mondragon Assembly is a leading producer of equipment for the manufacture of solar panels and batteries. The company designs and provides turnkey production lines and machinery for photovoltaic systems and batteries. Mondragon Assembly has been providing innovative manufacturing technology for over fifteen years.
It offers a wide range of services for the solar panel manufacturing industry, including product design advise, raw materials selection, fast-track panel certification, production ramp-up support, personnel training, and transfer of know-how.
In battery production, Mondragon Assembly offers complete assembly lines for module and battery pack production and energy storage systems for research and development machines. The company can develop solutions for the production of cylindrical, prismatic and pouch cells.
About Autowell Technology Co.,Ltd.
Founded in 2010, Wuxi Autowell Technology Co., Ltd. is a well-known automation equipment manufacturer in the photovoltaic and lithium-ion battery industry, with more than 1000 employees. Autowell has focused on the research and development according to the needs of PV industry, and has successively launched several products including the PV cell stringer, laser cutter, wafer inspection system and light induced annealing furnace, which help customers to improve productivity, meet their lean manufacturing requirement and realize the setup of smart factories.
Autowell became an automation provider in the lithium-ion battery industry in 2016 and its own lithium-ion battery modules, intelligent pack assembly lines and lithium-ion battery inspection system have gained the acceptance of leading lithium-ion battery pack manufacturers.
By the end of September 2020, the company has provided stable and reliable equipment, services and solutions to nearly 400 production bases for customers in 32 countries.
On 21 May, 2020, Autowell was listed on the Technology Innovation Board of the Shanghai Stock Exchange, stock code: 688516.