The Company currently has 2736 employees.
1409 technology and R&D personnel
108 employees are with master degree or above
*Note: The above statistics were summarized in June 2021.
A Strong R&D Team
Since the establishment, Maxwell determines to be dedicated to independent innovation, takes the domestication of core equipment as its own responsibility, regards key technological and scientific research personnel as the cornerstone of business development, and has cultivated and solidified an industry-leading innovation team. The team is based on young and middle-aged talents, which comprises more than 900 R&D personnel with rich experience in mechanical engineering design, semiconductor technology, material physics, optoelectronic technology, electrical engineering and automation, including a cluster of senior doctors and masters, senior engineers, etc.

The R&D team of Maxwell consists of the PECVD vacuum equipment R&D unit, PVD vacuum equipment R&D unit, screen printing equipment R&D unit, laser equipment R&D unit and semiconductor thin-film process technology R&D unit, etc., and has undertaken a number of national-level and provincial-level science and technology projects.

In 2021, the Company's R&D investment is RMB331 million, accounting for more than 10.71% of the operating income. With persistent investment in scientific research, Maxwell has attained a core competitiveness in the field of high-end equipment manufacturing, which lays a solid ground for the development of Maxwell in the three major industries of PV, display and semiconductor.
Set Up Four Major Laboratory Platforms
HJT high-efficiency solar cell laboratory, module technology laboratory, analysis test and detection center, laser laboratory.
The total area of the laboratories is about 10,000 square meters, the total investment of the laboratories is nearly RMB 300 million, with more than 100 sets of experimental and testing equipment.
  • HJT High-efficiency Solar Cell Laboratory
    With a complete pilot line for HJT high-efficiency solar cells, the laboratory can quickly carry out the independent design and development of PECVD, PVD and other equipment, the demonstration and optimization of core components, and the process upgrade of cell technology and complete line process.
  • Module Technology Laboratory
    The laboratory can independently complete the manufacturing and electrical performance testing of HJT high-efficiency modules, which is of great significance for the reliability test of PV modules and the process optimization of HJT modules.
  • Analytical Test Center
    The center can independently test and analyze the performance of amorphous silicon films, TCO films and other advanced films and raw materials for the R&D of high-efficiency cell equipment technologies and the optimization of the complete line production processes.
  • Laser Laboratory
    The laboratory can independently carry out the R&D of OLED film laser equipment, Mini/Micro LED wafer equipment, semiconductor wafer equipment and the optimization of process and solutions.
Established Six Major Scientific
Research Institutions
  • High-Tech
    Enterprise
    2012
  • Jiangsu Enterprise
    Technology Center
    2017
  • Jiangsu Engineering Technology
    Research Center
    2018
  • Jiangsu Postdoctoral
    Research Center
    2018
  • Jiangsu Engineering
    Research Center
    2020
  • Semiconductor Precision
    Equipment Advanced
    Technology Research Institute
    2020
Industry-University-Research
Cooperation Mechanism
The Company has formed a mechanism of "Industry, University, Research, Application", and has carried out industry-university-research cooperation projects with Shanghai Institute of Optics and Fine Mechanics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Suzhou Research Institute of SEU, Anhui University, Xi'an University of Technology, Changzhou University, Jiangsu University and other well-known universities, promoted the scientific research cooperation between post-doctoral workstations and enterprises, and introduced a number of doctoral personnel to facilitate the industrialization of scientific and technological achievements. Through industry-university-research cooperation and strong coordination of industry-leading enterprises, and based on the organic combination of laboratory research and production line technology development, the Company has successfully achieved breakthroughs in the key equipment and technology of high-efficiency crystalline silicon PV cells.
Southeast University
AnHui University
ChangZhou University
Shanghai Institute of Optics and Fine Mechanics
Chinese Academy of Sciences
JiangSu University
Southeast University
AnHui University
ChangZhou University
Shanghai Institute of Optics and Fine Mechanics
Chinese Academy of Sciences
JiangSu University
Patent Results
Relying on the three major technology platforms, Maxwell and its subsidiaries has applied for 458 patents in total, and has obtained 240 authorized patents, including 37 invention patents, 198 utility model patents and 5 design patents. The Company has obtained 66 computer software copyright registration certificates , all of which are original copyrights.
  • 458item
  • 240item
  • 66item
  • 37item
  • 198item
  • 5item
Note: The above statistics were summarized in Oct 2022.
Main Honors
  • 2021
    Second Prize of National Technological Invention Award
  • 2021
    China’s First Major Technology and Equipment Project in the Energy Field
  • 2021
    Smart Photovoltaic Pilot Demonstration Enterprise
  • 2021
    Enterprise Technology Innovation Award of Jiangsu Province
  • 2021
    Top One Hundred Innovative Enterprises of Jiangsu Province
  • 2020
    Single Product Champion of Manufacturing Industry
  • 2020
    Engineering Research Center of Jiangsu Province
  • 2020
    Top Brand of PV Equipment
  • 2020
    Core Technological Breakthrough Project of Jiangsu
  • 2020
    Advanced Technology Research Institute of Semiconductor Precision Equipment
  • 2019
    The First Prize of Scientific and Technological Progress Award of the Ministry of National Education
  • 2019
    Specialized, Sophisticated, Distinctive, and New Giant Enterprise of Jiangsu Province
  • 2019
    Credit Management Demonstration Enterprise of Jiangsu Province
  • 2019
    Top Brand of PV Equipment
  • 2018
    Postdoctoral Research Center of Jiangsu Province
  • 2018
    Engineering Technology Research Center of Jiangsu Province
  • 2018-2020
    Invisible Champion Enterprise of Jiangsu Province
  • 2017
    Enterprise Technology Center of Jiangsu Province
  • 2017
    High-tech Product
  • 2017
    Scientific and Technological Achievement Transformation Project of Jiangsu Province
  • 2016
    High-end Equipment Developing and Surpassing Project
  • 2016
    High-tech Product
  • 2015
    National Innovation Fund Project
  • 2013
    The First Set of Major Equipment of Jiangsu Province
  • 2012
    High-tech Enterprise