Jinko Solar is one of the largest players in the PV world. The company was founded in 2006 and began production of silicon ingots in Shangrao. In 2009 she took over the cell and panel production from Sunvalley Energy Application Technology in Haining. Jinko Solar is headquartered in Shanghai. In Europe, it is controlled from Munich. There are offices in Switzerland, Italy. Japan, the United States and South Africa. Since 2010, the company is listed on the New York Stock Exchange. In mid-2013 the company had a production capacity of 1.2 gigawatts for mono- and polyxristalline ingots, wafers, cells and panels.