SEG Solar and UKT New Energy Establish Strategic Partnership to Build the First Junction Box Factory in Houston, United States

PVTIME – On May 19th, SEG Solar Inc. (SEG), a leading photovoltaic module manufacturer in the United States, and Suzhou UKT New Energy Technology Co., Ltd. (UKT New Energy), a Chinese technological enterprise specializing in the development and design of junction boxes, have signed a strategic cooperation agreement. The two parties will fully leverage their respective resources and strengths to engage in comprehensive cooperation and jointly promote the construction of the first junction box factory in Houston, United States. This aims to ensure the crucial supply of PV module materials for SEG’s Houston factory.

“The UKT New Energy junction box solution, with its exceptional technical advantages, will elevate SEG’s PV modules to new levels of safety, reliability, and performance.” said Jun Zhuge, Founder and COO of SEG: “From silicon wafers to junction boxes, SEG is steadily establishing advancing towards a strategic manufacturing presence in the United States. This strategy aims to reduce production costs, decrease reliance on imported critical materials, and enhance quality control and delivery speed of solar modules through optimized supply chain management. These efforts will enable SEG to maintain a consistently advantageous position in the competitive market.”

Xiaojun Tai, Founder and Chairman of UKT New Energy, commented, “UKT New Energy actively embraces industry cooperation with an open mindset, based on a robust global development strategy, and actively seeks mutually beneficial partnerships. We firmly believe that with our advanced technological expertise and extensive industrial experience, UKT New Energy can provide reliable support and significant guarantees for the development of SEG’s module brand in the United States.”

Jun Zhuge, Founder and COO of SEG and Xiaojun Tai, Founder and Chairman of UKT New Energy, signed the strategic cooperation agreement. Anthony Sun, CEO of SEG (China), and Yichi Zhang, General Manager of UKT New Energy’s R&D Center, along with other relevant officials, attended the signing ceremony.

SEG, established in 2016 and headquartered in Texas, has become a leading PV module brand in the United States, having supplied modules for over 2 GW of PV projects in the US market, including utility, commercial, and residential projects.

UKT New Energy is dedicated to the research, design, and manufacturing of solar junction boxes. Leveraging the R&D capabilities of several renowned academics and scientific institutions, and holding more than 70 national inventions and utility model patents for junction boxes, UKT New Energy strives to lead the industry through innovation and establish a benchmark for quality.