Darmstadt, 20.9.2021 – MKS Instruments, Inc. (NASDAQ: MKSI), a global provider of technologies that enable advanced processes and improve productivity, further increases its presence in the French market for Ophir laser and LED measurement solutions. Wilfried Vogel has been appointed as Regional Sales Manager for Ophir Products in France as well as Catalunia and parts of Belgium and Switzerland. He is an experienced sales manager with a proven track record in sales management and sales engineering positions at Nikon Metrology, AlphaNOV and Hamamatsu Photonics. Wilfried Vogel holds an Engineering Degree in Optics from the Polytech Orleans.
„The French photonics market covers a lot of critical laser applications where metrology has a strong impact. Ophir offers the broadest selection of energy and power measurement devices, laser beam profiling solutions and M2 measurement systems. We are convinced that Wilfried Vogel will be the perfect salesperson to further strengthen our market position in France”, says Jürgen Reingruber, Head of European Sales for Ophir at MKS Instruments. Wilfried Vogel has a broad knowledge of photonics applications on the industrial side as well as on the lab side. He is looking forward to working with the French laser users: “No matter if it is micromachining, high-power laser applications or medical applications – laser technology is used in many ways, and I look forward to working with our customers to optimize their laser-based processes with adequate measurement solutions. Especially since we will hopefully be able to return to detailed on-premise demonstrations soon, as these are part of Ophir’s consulting-oriented sales strategy.” For more information about the Ophir laser and LED measurement technology please see www.ophiropt.com/