To accelerate its global sales and marketing activities, Chris Madin has joined Klastech’s management team as chief sales officer. Madin has more than 12 years' sales experience in the opto-electronic and photonics industry and in the implementation of international sales and marketing strategies. Before joining Klastech in March 2009 he served as a regional sales manager at Elcan Optical Technologies where he successfully developed new business with leading global defence contractors. Previous to that, Madin was sales and marketing manager for UK-based Point Source, developing new business in the USA, Europe and Asia-Pacific markets.
Klastech-Karpushko Laser Technologies commercialises innovative laser cavity designs to produce the next generation of DPSS technology, delivering single frequency wavelength performance. Klastech's existing products include 266nm, 488nm, 532nm, 660nm and 1,064nm single frequency lasers. Markets include Raman-spectroscopy, CD/DVD mastering, metrology, holography, bio-fluorescence and DNA sequencing.