IPG Photonics has appointed Chris Pilcher, an industry veteran with over 25 years in the industrial laser industry, as sales manager for Canada. Pilcher has extensive experience selling industrial lasers and systems to OEM's, integrators, and end users most recently with Trumpf Canada.
'I am very excited to see Chris on-board to lead our efforts in Canada,' states Mike Klos, general manager of IPG Photonics - Midwest Operations in Novi, Michigan. 'Chris is a seasoned laser professional who is well known and well liked in the laser industry. Chris is a perfect fit for our IPG team in Canada and will complement our efforts in the automotive and manufacturing sector in the Midwest.'
'I am happy to be joining such a forward thinking organisation as IPG,' states Mr Pilcher, 'and I believe that our fibre lasers will continue to offer considerable benefits compared to older laser technologies.'