NORTH VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Aug. 01, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Aurora Solar Technologies Inc. (The "Company” or “Aurora”) (TSX.V:ACU) (OTCBB:AACTF) (FSE:A82), is pleased to announce that it has received an order for two DecimaTM Gemini measurement systems, and VeritasTM process visualization systems, for deployment on new bifacial cell fabrication lines. In addition to this purchase, this customer has agreed to a joint project with Aurora to define, document and publish the economic benefits of Aurora’s bifacial cell measurement and visualization technology.

The systems, ordered by a leading global supplier of production equipment used at several stages in solar cell and semiconductor fabrication, will be used to speed the ramp-up of the new production lines and assist in solar cell R&D and production equipment development. The systems are scheduled for delivery in September and October.

“We have been working with this recognized industry leader for over two years and are excited to work together to deploy our unique bifacial cell solutions and jointly document the benefits,” said Michael Heaven, Aurora’s President & CEO. “This order is a result of our unique capabilities in the measurement and process characterization of bifacial cells and we look forward to communicating these benefits to the industry through this project.”

About Aurora Solar Technologies:

Aurora’s mission is to deliver exceptional results to the photovoltaic industry through measurement and control of critical processes during solar cell manufacturing.

We measure and map the results of critical cell fabrication processes, providing real-time visualization of material properties and true production tool performance. Our products provide process engineers and production-line operators with the means to rapidly detect and correct process excursions, material faults, limit variations, and optimize processes, thereby eliminating yield-reducing and profit-killing product variation.

We are creating the standard for quality control systems for the global photovoltaic industry. 

Headquartered in North Vancouver, Canada, and founded by experienced leaders in process measurement, semiconductor manufacturing and industrial automation, the Company’s shares are listed on the TSX Venture Exchange and trade under the symbol “ACU”. The Company was formerly “ACT Aurora Control Technologies”. For more information, Aurora’s website is located at

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Some statements in this news release contain forward­looking information. These statements address future events and conditions and, as such, involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors which may cause the actual results, performance or achievements to be materially different from any future results, performance or achievements expressed or implied by the statements. The Company does not assume the obligation to update any forward­looking statement.

For further information contact:

Michael Heaven, P.Eng., MBA
President & Chief Executive Officer
Aurora Solar Technologies Inc. 
Phone: +1 (778) 241-5000

Investor Relations contact:
Nina Lafleur
Phone: +1 (604) 679-9964

Paradox Public Relations
Phone: +1 (514) 341-0408

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