OXFORD, Massachusetts, August 21, 2006 -- IPG Photonics today announced the opening of a new sales and service office in the Detroit area along with the appointment of Michael Klos, an experienced industry veteran, as the Midwest operations manager.
With 27 years of experience in laser and application technology, Klos has an extensive background in all aspects of beam delivery. His expertise extends to cutting and welding heads, auto-focus systems, seam tracking, fiber delivery and beam analysis.
"We opened this new facility to strengthen support for our existing and potential customers in the Midwest," said Bill Shiner, IPG's Director of Industrial Sales. "Michael is an experienced manager with a background that can add value to our customers' applications. IPG Photonics has an extensive offering of industrial fiber lasers that are attractive to manufacturers and integrators due to the fiber laser's high-quality beam, low electrical consumption, low maintenance costs and small footprint."
IPG's new sales and service facility is located at 28221 Beck Road in Wixom, Michigan, office 248-863-5001, and fax 248- 863-5003. Michael Klos can be reached also at 248-660-5131 (mobile) or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
About IPG Photonics
IPG Photonics develops and manufactures fiber lasers and amplifiers for diverse applications in numerous markets. The Company's headquarters and manufacturing facilities are located in Oxford, Massachusetts. It operates additional manufacturing facilities in Germany, Russia and Italy, and it has regional sales offices in the United States, Japan, Korea, India and the United Kingdom. IPGP-G