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CapRock Research Issues Buy Recommendation: STR Holdings, Inc. Analyst Report Issued by BrokerBank Securities, Inc.


NEW YORK, March 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- STR Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: STRI) – The solar industry continues to grow; according to the report The Disruptive Potential of Solar Power by, global solar power installations have risen by over 50% per year, on average, since 2006.  Additional future growth is expected as overall costs to U.S. consumers are expected to fall to $2.30 per kilowatt hour ("KW") by 2015, and to $1.60 per KW by 2020.  These cost reductions are expected to make solar power competitive with traditional power-generation technologies, including coal, natural gas, and nuclear energy.  One company addressing the large and growing market for solar power is STR Holdings, Inc.

STR Holdings designs, develops, manufactures, and sells high quality solar encapsulants with superior performance into the photovoltaic module (or solar) industry.  Encapsulant is a critical component used to protect and hold solar modules together.  The company's products are used in crystalline silicon and thin-film solar modules.  The company's polymeric PhotoCap® products consist primarily of ethylene-vinyl-acetate, ("EVA"), which is modified with additives and put through proprietary manufacturing processes to increase product stability and make the encapsulant suitable for use in extreme, long-term outdoor applications and commercial solar module manufacturing.  The company supplies solar module encapsulants to major solar module manufacturers.  The company was founded in 1944 and is headquartered in East Windsor, Connecticut. 

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