JP Sercel Associates, Inc., (JPSA) provides advanced laser micromachining systems and services to companies worldwide in the solar, LED, and semiconductor industries. Their PV‐5000 system is a fully automatic laser-scribing tool for high-speed scribing of the absorber, metal film, or TCO film on glass solar panels. The system is readily configured for a variety of laser types and wavelengths to meet specific client processing requirements. The system can be configured for either through-the-glass or filmside patterning, depending on processing needs. Their Excimer, DPSS, and Ultrafast systems operate at wavelengths from 157 nm to 1064 nm. JPSA operates four main business divisions: systems group; laser applications services; contract manufacturing (job shop); and laser service and support.