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First Solar Factory


Project: First Solar Factory
Location: Dong Nam Industrial Park, Cu Chi District, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Project details: Building a factory with 4 production lines for manufacture of thin film photovoltaic (PV) modules with annual capacity of more than 250 MW, applying First Solar’s advanced technology. The factory management systems are certified to ISO 9001:2008 quality and ISO 14001:2004 environmental standards.
Land area: 440,000 sqm – Gross floor area: 115,000 sqm
Employer:   First Solar Vietnam Co.,Ltd. ( USA )
First Solar, Inc. (NASDAQ: FSLR) is a world leader in the manufacture of photovoltaic (PV) solar modules and a premier provider of comprehensive PV solar systems. First Solar is based in Tempe, Arizona, USA and already has the manufacturing plants in the US, Germany, Malaysia. As of 2010, First Solar was considered the second-largest manufacturer of PV modules worldwide. In 2011, it ranked first on Forbes’ list of America’s fastest-growing technology companies.
Consultant and Main Contractor: M+W (Vietnam) Co., Ltd.
Status : C&S Sub-Contractor
Scope of works: .Substructure Works
  • Construction of reinforced concrete foundations and columns
  • Construction of a vast reinforced concrete floor of 115,000 sqm, finished with hardener or epoxy. The flatness and levelness of the floor must meet the Floor Classification FM2 stated in the Concrete Society Technical Report No. 34 (FM2-TR34 ) favourably used for wide aisle warehousing with stacking or racking over 8 m, free-movement areas and transfer areas.
Contract value: VND 200 Billion (# USD 10,000,000)
Starting date: April 2011
Completion date: 27 September 2012

Construction Works:

  1. Earthwork
  2. Pile caps
  3. Columns & Ground beams
  4. Drainage system
  5. Floor preparation
  6. Floor reinforcement
  7. Floor making
  8. Floor flatness checking
  9. Floor preservation
  10. Epoxy floor