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Kahl am Main, June 04, 2013 – SINGULUS TECHNOLOGIES (SINGULUS) today announced the intended sale of a sizable number of BLULINE II machines. As one of the leading suppliers in the optical disc segment Cinram Group Inc. runs already more than 130 DVD and Blu-ray Disc replication lines from SINGULUS. Cinram now continues to invest in the Blu-ray disc production and decided again for the installation of SINGULUS Blu-ray production equipment at multiple sites in North America and Europe.
SINGULUS has become the global market leader with the BLULINE II replication systems. The BLULINE II from SINGULUS is designed for the economical production of Blu-ray Discs. The BLULINE II is a strong manufacturing machine with a high production rate and the worldwide benchmark in the Blu-ray disc production. Steve Brown, CEO of Cinram Group Inc., Canada: “We are one of the largest providers of supply chain solutions to some of the most exciting companies in the home entertainment, telecommunications and retail industries. With Blu-ray production equipment from SINGULUS, we improve our capability to offer our customers excellent services.”
Dr.-Ing. Stefan Rinck, Chief Executive Officer of the SINGULUS TECHNOLOGIES AG, comments: “Due to the positive forecast for the Blu-ray market we are happy that the Cinram Group decided in favor of SINGULUS Blu-ray machines again.”
Cinram Group is one of the world’s largest providers of media development and delivery services. Located in North America and Europe, the company has worked with some of the biggest names in home entertainment and retail. With a full range of supply chain services, which include optical disc manufacturing (DVD, Blu-ray and CD), packaging, distribution and business solutions, Cinram guarantees products flow smoothly and profitably to consumers around the world. For more information visit: www.cinram.com.
Profile SINGULUS TECHNOLOGIES:
SINGULUS TECHNOLOGIES develops innovative technologies for efficient production processes, which only make use of resources conservatively. New production technology combined with sustainable processes and the use of new materials can decouple the use of resources from economic growth in the long-term. SINGULUS TECHNOLOGIES’ innovative power and competitiveness are strengthened by these new technologic developments.
With the Optical Disc segment SINGULUS TECHNOLOGIES is the market leader for CD, DVD and Blu-ray Disc production equipment. As the only engineering company worldwide SINGULUS TECHNOLOGIES today already provides the machine technology for three-layer Blu-ray Discs with a storage volume of about 100 GB.
In the Solar division SINGULUS TECHNOLOGIES is a recognized supplier for new machines concepts and production processes for crystalline and thin-film solar cells, which increase the efficiency of solar cells and reduce their production costs. SINGULUS TECHNOLOGIES establishes itself as a development partner and machine supplier for technologies enabling a sustainable energy provision on the basis of renewable energies.
In the Semiconductor segment SINGULUS TECHNOLOGIES focuses its activities on the vacuum coating of wafers with ultra-thin layers for the production of MRAM memory, thin-film write/read heads and other semiconductor applications.
SINGULUS TECHNOLOGIES continues to expand its know-how in vacuum coating, the automation and process technology as well as the integration of manufacturing lines in order to develop new work areas. To strengthen the existing business activities SINGULUS TECHNOLOGIES is currently reviewing concrete acquisition opportunities.
SINGULUS TECHNOLOGIES AG, Hanauer Landstrasse 103, D-63796 Kahl/Main, ISIN: DE0007238909, WKN: 723890