Trina Solar is not only a pioneer of the Chinese PV industry, but has also developed into an influential designer of the global solar industry and a leading supplier of solar modules, solutions and services. Since 2009, its European headquarters is located in the Greater Zurich Area.
Trina Solar Limited is an internationally recognized manufacturer of mono and multi-crystalline photovoltaic (PV) modules and has a long history as a solar PV pioneer since it was founded in 1997 as a system installation company in China. Today, Trina Solar has a total of 14,200 employees worldwide. Its corporate HQ is located in Changzhou (China), with regional HQ's in San Jose (USA) and Zurich (Switzerland).
Trina Solar's products provide reliable and environmentally friendly electric power for a growing variety of end-user applications worldwide.
In Zurich, Trina Solar overlooks all its European activities since 2009. 40 employees including the leadership team manage and coordinate Trina Solar's European regional sales offices that are located in Munich, Milan, Madrid and Lyon. "The availability of highly qualified talents in the Greater Zurich Area is impressive. We are able to quickly fill our key positions. And where necessary, we can easily bring international talents to Zurich. Our employees enjoy to work and live in the region", says Gonzalo de la Viña, Head of Europe for the Module Business Unit (MBU).
In recent years, Trina Solar steadily increased its market share in Switzerland and Europe. "We are very pleased about the growth of our projects in Europe. It confirms the high quality of our modules and their suitability for the local conditions. From our location in Zurich, we can manage our European activities very efficiently and in the highest quality", says de la Viña.