MONTREAL, June 24 /CNW Telbec/ - 5N Plus Inc. (TSX:VNP) today announced
the extension of its supply agreements with First Solar, Inc. pursuant to
which 5N Plus provides cadmium telluride and cadmium sulphide to First Solar
from 5N Plus' facilities in Montreal and Germany. Pursuant to the amendments,
the supply agreements are being extended until July 31, 2013, representing one
The agreements have also been amended to increase by 50% the minimum
prescribed quantities of cadmium telluride to be ordered by First Solar for
the remaining term of the agreements.
About 5N Plus Inc.
5N Plus draws its name from the purity of its products, 99.999% (five
nines or 5N) and more. 5N Plus, which has its head office in Montreal, Quebec,
develops and produces high-purity metals and compounds for electronic
applications and provides its customers with recycling solutions. The Company
is an integrated producer with both primary and secondary refining
capabilities. 5N Plus focuses on specialty metals such as tellurium, cadmium
and selenium and on related compounds such as cadmium telluride and cadmium
sulphide. The Company's products are critical precursors in a number of
electronic applications, including the rapidly-expanding solar (thin-film
photovoltaic) market, for which 5N Plus is a major supplier of cadmium
telluride, and the radiation detector market.
Additional information about 5N Plus is available on its Web site at
For further information:
For further information: Jacques L'Ecuyer, President and Chief Executive
Officer, 5N Plus Inc., (514) 856-0644, Jacques.Lecuyer@5nplus.com