August 23, 2006, Oxford, MA--IPG Photonics is opening 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."