May 5, 2011 (Pleasanton, CA) –Wright Williams & Kelly, Inc. (WWK), the global leader in cost and productivity management software and consulting services, announced today a partnership with an innovative photovoltaic cell manufacturer. The partnership provides operational modeling software tools to validate and demonstrate the cost advantages of their unique intellectual property (IP).
"Scaling to commercial volumes is challenging on both a cost per watt and total cost basis,” stated David Jimenez, WWK's President. “WWK’s operational modeling solutions, such as TWO COOL® and Factory Commander®, provide the basis for making optimal decisions in cost reduction roadmaps by not only addressing costs but the tradeoffs between cost and efficiency. In the end, it is about the cost per watt and we are excited to be working on these new manufacturing approaches.”
With more than 3,000 users worldwide, Wright Williams & Kelly, Inc. is the largest privately held operational cost management software and consulting company serving technology-dependent and technology-driven organizations. WWK maintains long-term relationships with prominent industry resources including SEMATECH, SELETE, Semiconductor Equipment and Materials International (SEMI), national labs, and universities. Its client base includes nearly all of the top 20 semiconductor manufacturers and equipment and materials suppliers as well as leaders in nanotechnology, micro-electro-mechanical systems (MEMS), thin film recording heads, magnetic media, flat panel displays (FPD), solid state lighting/light emitting diodes (SSL/LED), and photovoltaics (PV).
WWK’s product line includes TWO COOL® for detailed process step level cost of ownership (COO) and overall equipment efficiency (OEE), PRO COOL® for process flow and test cell costing, Factory Commander® for full factory capacity analysis and activity based costing, and Factory Explorer® for cycle time reduction and WIP planning. Additionally, WWK offers a highly flexible product management software package that helps sales forces eliminate errors in product configuration and quotation processes.
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