First Solar hands out third annual Nova awards and Vuzix enters into strategic cooperation with xCon Partners

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First Solar hands out third annual Nova awards and Vuzix enters into strategic cooperation with xCon Partners

Shares of the world’s largest drinks company, First Solar, Inc. (NASDAQ: FSLR) closed up 6.94% on Tuesday with nearly 6 million shares traded. The company’s third annual NOVA awards for suppliers have been handed out, with the thin-film manufacturer recognising the contribution of four companies in “providing enduring value to First Solar's manufacturing and EPC project activities". Each of these four suppliers were given NOVA awards for achievements during 2013. The winning suppliers are SMA Solar Technology, OMCO Solar, Airgas USA and Air Liquide Malaysia. All are first-time winners of the awards, which were launched in 2011 at the company’s Supplier Recognition Day.

First Solar will report financial results for the fourth quarter and full-year ended December 31, 2013, after the market closes on Tuesday, February 25, 2014. The Company will hold its quarterly conference call to discuss these results at 4:30 p.m. ET. Investors may access a live webcast.

First Solar is a leading global provider of comprehensive photovoltaic (PV) solar systems which use its advanced module and system technology. The company's integrated power plant solutions deliver an economically attractive alternative to fossil-fuel electricity generation today. From raw material sourcing through end-of-life module recycling, First Solar's renewable energy systems protect and enhance the environment.

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Shares of Vuzix Corporation (OTCBB: VUZI) closed up 7.39% and was one of the most active stocks trading in the OTCBB market. The company announced that it has entered into a strategic cooperation with xCon Partners GmbH, a leading consulting and industrial wearable computing solution company.

Under the strategic cooperation, xCon Partners will be an official Value Added Reseller (VAR) and launch partner of the Vuzix M100 Smart Glasses device for the European Market. In addition, xCon Partners will develop industrial wearable computing applications for Vuzix' Smart Glasses flagship model M100 and will support industry customers during application deployment, maintenance and support. xPick, an innovative multi-order picking solution created by xCon Partners, has already been successfully implemented on the new M100 device, attracting numerous interested companies from different industries. The M100 smart glasses are the world's first commercially available hands free display and wearable computer with cloud communications.

Vuzix Corporation engages in the design, manufacture, marketing, and sale of products for use in the consumer, and media and entertainment markets. The company’s products are worn like eyeglasses and contain video displays that enable the user to view video and digital content, such as movies, computer data, the Internet, or video games through various mobile electronic devices, including cell phones, laptop computers, portable media players, and gaming systems.

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