Names in the News
BrainTech Inc. received a contract to build and install a print-quality inspection system to improve and standardize the ink jet printer assembly process for
Epson Portland Inc. Epson has the option to buy an additional 11 units to automate its print-quality inspection system. ...
Irvine Sensors has received an order from the
US Army to develop a low-cost, high-speed optoelectronic module used in parallel processors and network switching and routing. ...
Laser Power Corp. has signed a nonbinding letter of intent with
Union Miniere Inc. to form a joint venture that will produce zinc selenide infrared optic material. ...
Optical Specialties Inc. has licensed key technology involved in the measurement of critical dimensions and overlay registration achieved in submicron optical lithography to
Nanometrics Inc. ...
Geltech Inc. has signed a five-year agreement with
Quinta Corp. to develop and manufacture aspheric, glass optics for Quinta's optically assisted Winchester technology disk drives. ...
Corning Inc. has forged a long-term supply agreement with Condumex to provide optical fiber in Mexico, Latin America and other export markets. ...
AMP Inc. and the fiber optics division of
Siemens AG have signed an agreement under which both companies will supply interchangeable parallel fiber optic data links. ...
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratories has awarded
Inc. a contract to build a dip coating system for large optical components for the
National Ignition Facility. ...
Motorola's Satellite Communications Group has selected
Essex Corp. to perform design activities for an advanced communications satellite constellation using the Iris optoelectronic channelizer-router technology. ...
Lockheed Martin Corp. and
Elbit Systems Ltd. have signed a framework agreement to formalize and facilitate their business initiatives.
RHK Technology Inc. has signed an agreement with
nanoSurf AG of Liestal, Switzerland, as the exclusive distributor of its easyScan educational scanning probe microscopy products in North America. ...
Princeton Instruments Inc. has forged an agreement with
Gamma Optronik AB, which will distribute its lasers and electro-optic products in Finland, Norway and Sweden. ...
Ltd. has appointed
Datacell as its principal reseller for the Tempus suite of image acquisition and analysis software. ...
Inc. has become the exclusive distributor in the US for
Tui Laser. Tui Laser, located near Munich, Germany, produces a range of excimer lasers for the industrial, medical and scientific markets. ...
SensArray Corp. has signed a contract with
EDO Corp., Barnes Engineering Div., to distribute Barnes' commercial infrared detector line. ...
Richter Precision Inc. has signed a sales and marketing agreement for
North America with
VTD Vakuumtechnik Dresden GmbH, based in Dresden, Germany. Richter supplies chemical vapor deposition and physical vapor deposition hard coatings and equipment.
Galileo Corp. has appointed
David L. Hardwick as general manager of its Telecommunications Products Group. Hardwick most recently served as CEO of Melles Griot. ... Robotic Vision Systems Inc. has promoted
Steve Bilodeau to the newly created position of president of the Semiconductor Equipment Group and appointed him to the board of directors. ... Lucent Technologies promoted
John Dickson to the position of chief operating officer of its Microelectronics Group. ... Uniphase Corp. has named
Dan Pettit senior vice president of business planning and development.
Anthony R. Muller will serve as senior vice president and chief financial officer. The company also has appointed
Ian Ritchie as managing director of Uniphase Australia. ... Lasertechnics Inc. has named
Danny G. Hair as its chief financial officer and executive vice president. ... Fostec Inc. has appointed
Pam Oliva as marketing coordinator.
Steven R. Giamundo has assumed the post of sales and marketing manager, and
Timothy A. Ormsby the post of field sales manager. ... The 1997 Optical Society of America Engineering Excellence Awards were bestowed on Polaroid engineers
Jeffrey Roblee and
Paul Yoder Jr., a consultant in optical engineering, also received the award. ... Super Vision International Inc. has named
John Stanney president. ... Suni Imaging Microsystems Inc. has appointed
Peter Henry vice president of marketing and
Jeff Gordon director of detector research and development.
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