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GT Advance Technologies Doubles Down on Solar

Travis Hoium
August 25, 2011

GT Advanced Technologies (Nasdaq: GTAT  ) , formerly known as GT Solar, is still making moves to expand its business and capabilities. After jumping into the LED business last year with sapphire crystallization furnaces, the company is expanding its reach in solar.

GT is buying privately held Confluence Solar, developer of a continuously fed Crochralski growth technol