REC now officially launches the REC partner program for distributors. After its successful presentation at the REC Partner Summit, the programme is now implemented in Europe. Sandvika, October 11, 2010: The REC partner program is a structure relationships in the distribution channels to support and reward. It offers distributors the REC a portfolio of services, tools and benefits that help to increase the profitability of their business. Based on transparent rules, the program makes also better understand the distribution strategy of REC. Partners can qualify for quantitative and qualitative criteria for two different levels of membership. All partners are required to sign a contract, as well as to create a business plan that outlines the mutual obligations and market initiatives. A special portal, which belongs to the main advantages the partners in their national languages access to marketing resources, training materials, technical support and from 2011 to the REC will receive Web shop.
Platinum partners enjoy a number of exclusive benefits. We are pleased to be able to imagine the REC partner program. It is based on the experiences that have collected our best distribution partner in the market. Our main objective is to establish long-term and mutually beneficial relationships. Our program makes better understand our distribution strategy.
The first level offers a portfolio of services and advantages that help to increase the profitability of their business”partners, so asmund Fodstad, Senior Vice President of REC solar. Partner roadshows were already held in Benelux, France, Italy and Spain. Last week a REC partner workshop was held in Munich, to celebrate the successful launch and implementation of the REC partner program. Employees of middle and senior management of solar distribution partners from Eastern Europe and Germany took part in the event. REC is a strategic partner for us and we are confident that the REC partner program will help. This cooperation continued to strengthen”, so Kai Lippert, Managing Director of EWS, a distributor for Northern Germany. In the course of the year 2011, REC will start the second phase of the partner program, aimed specifically at project partner. Please contact for more information: asmund Fodstad, Senior Vice President REC, sales and marketing, + 47 95 42 30 70 REC REC is a leading, vertically integrated manufacturer in the solar energy industry. The company is one of the world’s largest producers of polysilicon and wafers for solar applications and is a fast-growing manufacturer of solar cells and modules. REC is also involved in project development activities in selected segments of the PV. REC was approximately 4,000 employees in Norway founded in international solar companies. REC revenues of approximately EUR 1 billion in 2009. For more information about REC website