First Solar Inc. Layoffs

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Layoffs 2017

The Outlook for FS looks bleak. Silicon Technology announcing efficiency improvements. Series 6 not scaling from dot cell. Proposed 18% efficiency not going to happen.

First Solar layoff

I am one of the associates whose job was terminated from the Perrysburg, Ohio plant. I believe 450 total cuts from my facility. There is no severance, but we do, however, recieve our normal wages until the end of January with benefits until that time... read more
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Severance packages

Heard that it's not company policy to give severance packages. Is this true? It's just shameful. Specially if they will be laying off so many people. How do they expect us to find another job? Does anyone know will this time be different?

All sites will be impacted

Not a rumor, info from a reliable source - all sites will be impacted. This is huge, they will be laying off the manufacturing stuff mostly, but expect big cuts in support and administration as well. Wish you luck, all.

First Solar laying off 1600 people

They have just announced, and it's worse then any of the rumors we have been hearing these days. It's official, 1600 jobs to be cut. That's more than 25 percent of global workforce. Still cannot believe. They declined to answer if this is a temporary... read more


Got news that FSLR in Perrysburg was shutting down to go to a new series module and is going to can 500 people -

Lay offs in 2016

50+ talented people are shown door by Mark Widmar and team. Reason ?? Business is not growing. International projects are dragging for years. Domestic market is shrinking due to too many players from Europe and Asia capturing market at price that can... read more

first solar layoffs in 2014

heard rumors about q1, cannot confirm it but that what's being discussed next to the water cooler nowdays
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