Thursday 5 April 2012

Fibre-optic pioneer strengthens growth support

FBGS, manufacturer of innovative Fibre Bragg Gratings using a draw tower process have appointed two new staff members to support the company’s growth into Europe and North America.

Nick Plescia and David Johnson have joined the company to help coordinate and support commercial activities in these regions.

 Nick is a fibre optic specialist and is already known to many within the industry. He is the North American sales contact for FBGS, based from his home in Montreal (CDN).

David comes from the test & measurement industry and has worked in marketing and sales roles with traditional sensor technologies in South Africa and Britain where he has been responsible for establishing routes to market and the introduction of new sensor technologies.

CEO Hugo Mertens stated “this is a particularly exciting time for our company as the unique strengths of our Draw Tower Gratings are helping our customers develop solutions for many challenging sensing applications. The appointment of new staff in these territories represents a critical milestone for the company and the technology, as we continue to respond proactively to customer enquiries the World over.”

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