Spire Company Profile - Aug 25, 2011

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   Spire Corporation
                                                                                         440 Wheelers Farms Road
                                                                                         Milford, CT 06461 U.S.A.


  COMPANY PROFILE
  Figures in U.S. Dollars

                                  Wright Quality Rating:LCNN                                  Key Data

   Spire Corporation develops, manufactures and markets customized turnkey solutions          Ticker:
   for the solar industry, including individual pieces of manufacturing equipment, and full   SPIR
   turnkey lines for cell and module production and testing. Its operations are focused
   on three business areas: Spire Solar, which consists of solar equipment, solar             2010 Sales:
   systems and solar materials; Spire Biomedical, which consists of biomedical and
                                                                                              79,842,000
   biophotonics research, and optoelectronics, which consists primarily of Spire
   Semiconductor. Its individual manufacturing equipment products and its SPI-Line
   integrated turnkey cell and module production lines can be scaled, customized and          Major Industry:
   automated with high throughput. On December 14, 2009, it sold its medical products         Electronics
   business unit, which developed and marketed coated and uncoated hemodialysis
   catheters for the treatment of chronic kidney disease (the Medical Products                Sub Industry:
   Business Unit), to Bard Access Systems, Inc. In September 2009, it formed a                Miscellaneous Electronics
   subsidiary, Spire Taiwan LLC.
                       Stock Chart                                  Officers          Country:
                                                          Chairman, President & Chief United States
                                                                   Executive
                                                                  Roger G. Little
                                                                                      Currency:
                                                                                      U.S. Dollars
                                                            Chief Operating Officer
                                                               Rodger W. LaFavre
                                                                                      Fiscal Year Ends:
                                                            Chief Financial Officer & December
                                                                    Treasurer
                                                                Robert S. Lieberman           Employees
                                                                                              194

                                                                                              Exchanges:
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Description: Spire Corporation develops, manufactures and markets customized turnkey solutions for the solar industry, including individual pieces of manufacturing equipment, and full turnkey lines for cell and module production and testing. Its operations are focused on three business areas: Spire Solar, which consists of solar equipment, solar systems and solar materials; Spire Biomedical, which consists of biomedical and biophotonics research, and optoelectronics, which consists primarily of Spire Semiconductor. Its individual manufacturing equipment products and its SPI-Line integrated turnkey cell and module production lines can be scaled, customized and automated with high throughput. On December 14, 2009, it sold its medical products business unit, which developed and marketed coated and uncoated hemodialysis catheters for the treatment of chronic kidney disease (the Medical Products Business Unit), to Bard Access Systems, Inc. In September 2009, it formed a subsidiary, Spire Taiwan LLC.
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