PV Crystalox Solar PLC is a United Kingdom-based supplier to the global photovoltaic industry. The Company produces multicrystalline silicon ingots and wafers for use in solar electricity generation systems. The Company's three-stage production process includes ingot production, whereby multicrystalline silicon ingots are directionally solidified; block production, and wafer production. The block production process or sectioning of ingots into blocks is carried out at the Company's facilities in the United Kingdom and by its partners in Japan. Wafering of the blocks is done using wire saws at the Company's facility in Erfurt, Germany and in Japan by its wafering subcontractor. The Company markets its products in the United States, the United Kingdom, China and Japan.