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EANS-News: SINGULUS TECHNOLOGIES strengthens its PV activities in Korea


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SINGULUS TECHNOLOGIES strengthens its PV activities in Korea 

SINGULUS TECHNOLOGIES signed an exclusive representation contract with DKSH
Korea for SINGULUS TECHNOLOGIES' PV activities in Korea. DKSH, the leading
Market Expansion Services provider with a focus on Asia,  introduces
high-quality solar cell technology from SINGULUS TECHNOLOGIES to Korea's
photovoltaic market.  With new machine concepts and manufacturing processes in
the crystalline and thin-film solar technology SINGULUS provides Korean
leading-edge solar cell manufacturers with highest-quality, cost-efficient
manufacturing solutions.

Kahl am Main, February 25, 2013 - SINGULUS TECHNOLOGIES (SINGULUS) selected DKSH
as partner of choice in Korea, thereby benefiting from DKSH's value-added Market
Expansion Services such as market research, structured sales and marketing. DKSH
leverages its experience in the solar market to grow SINGULUS' presence in
Korea's photovoltaic industry.

Korea's manufacturing goals are targeted towards equipment and advanced
technology development, with products to be exported and sold abroad. The
equipment of SINGULUS is well placed to fulfill the needs of leading-edge Korean
manufacturers: With the global cost of photovoltaics declining over the past few
years, Korean manufacturers focus on improved efficiency as well as
cost-efficient manufacturing processes and materials, areas where SINGULUS
excels. 

Dr.-Ing. Stefan Rinck, CEO at SINGULUS TECHNOLOGIES, stated: "With new machine
concepts and manufacturing processes SINGULUS establishes itself as development
partner and equipment supplier for investments in new high-performance solar
cell concepts. DKSH is one of the leading addresses in market development for
technology goods. Their footprint in Asian high-technology markets offers
tremendous opportunities for our company and we look forward to a fruitful
cooperation." 

Dr. Adrian Eberle, Head Business Unit Technology at DKSH, added: "We are very
pleased about our new cooperation with SINGULUS and see great potential for
SINGULUS' high-quality manufacturing equipment in Korea's crystalline and
thin-film solar industry."

About SINGULUS TECHNOLOGIES
SINGULUS TECHNOLOGIES is the market leader in the business segment Optical Disc
for CD, DVD and Blu-ray Disc production equipment. In the Solar segment,
SINGULUS' goal is to attain a leading position in the silicon and thin-film
solar technology as a machine supplier as well as a development partner and
supplier of manufacturing equipment for new cell concepts. With respect to
production technology for CIGS/CIS thin-film solar cells, SINGULUS is
excellently positioned.

The activities in the division Semiconductor for vacuum deposition machines are
extensively strengthened to applications such as MRAM, sensors and read/write
elements. New application areas for vacuum deposition technology are the focus
of the further development.

About DKSH

DKSH is the leading Market Expansion Services Group with a focus on Asia. As the
term "Market Expansion Services" suggests, DKSH helps other companies and brands
to grow their business in new or existing markets.

Publicly listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange since March 2012, DKSH is a global
company headquartered in Zurich, with 650 business locations in 35 countries -
630 of them in Asia, and 26,000 specialized staff. In 2011, DKSH generated net
sales of CHF 7.3 billion. 

DKSH's Business Unit Technology is the leading provider of Market Expansion
Services involving technical solutions for capital investment goods and
analytical instruments. DKSH Technology's field of competence includes the
manufacturing and production, energy, research, food and beverage, advanced
metals, and infrastructure sectors with a service portfolio that includes market
entry consultancy, project financing, product planning, marketing, sales,
application engineering, product sourcing, and after-sales services.

With 95 business locations in 16 countries and around 1,300 specialized staff,
Business Unit Technology generated Net Sales of CHF 413 million in 2011.


For further information about SINGULUS TECHNOLOGIES AG please contact:
SINGULUS TECHNOLOGIES AG, Hanauer Landstrasse 103,
D-63796 Kahl/Main, ISIN DE000A1MASJ4, WKN A1MASJ
Maren Schuster, Investor Relations, Tel.: + 49 (0) 6188 440612
Bernhard Krause, Corporate Communications, Tel.: + 49 (0) 1709202924

For further information about DKSH Korea please contact:
DKSH Korea Ltd.
Tae-Seok Huh
General Manager Business Unit Technology
4-6 Floor, SungHwan Building, 546-11 DoGok-dong, GangNam-Gu
135-858 Seoul, Korea
Phone +82 2 2192 9701 
Fax +82 2 2192 9595-6 
tae-seok.huh@dksh.com, www.dksh.kr


DKSH Business Unit Technology
Rahel Kaegi Romero
Communications Manager Business Unit Technology

rahel.kaegi@dksh.com
Phone +81 3 5730 7674


Further inquiry note:
Bernhard Krause
Unternehmenssprecher
Tel.: + 49 (0) 6181 98280 20
E-Mail: Bernhard.Krause@go-metacom.de

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company:     Singulus Technologies Aktiengesellschaft 
             Hanauer Landstrasse  103
             D-63796 Kahl am Main
phone:       +49 (0)1709202924
FAX:         +49 (0)6188 440-110
mail:     bernhard.krause@go-metacom.de
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ISIN:        DE0007238909
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