Oxford, Mass.-based fiber laser and amplifier maker IPG Photonics Inc. announced today it has opened a new sales and service office in the Detroit area and has appointed Michael Klos as Midwest operations manager. Klos has a 27-year background in laser and application technology, with experience in all aspects of beam delivery, including cutting and welding heads, autofocus systems, seam tracking, fiber delivery and beam analysis. In addition to its Oxford headquarters, IPG Photonics has manufacturing facilities in Germany, Russia and Italy, with regional sales offices in the US, Japan, Korea, India and the UK. The Detroit-area sales and service facility is located at 28221 Beck Rd., Wixom, Mich., 48393; phone: (248) 863-5001; fax: (248) 863-5003. Klos can also be reached at (248) 660-5131 (cell phone) or via e-mail at Michael Klos.