Director of Operations for Uyemura, USA, Don Walsh, has announced three strategic additions to the company’s professional staff.
Chris Eonta has been appointed director of business development for Northern California, Idaho and Utah. Eonta is a chemical engineer who has worked both in international sales and with plasma systems. The latter is of heightened relevance in light of Uyemura’s just-announced partnership with Europlasma to bring low pressure nanocoating plasma technology to North America.
Steve Bednarz has joined Uyemura as technical representative for Arizona. Bednarz has years of experience servicing and troubleshooting systems that use chemistries from Enthone, MacDermid, and Shipley Ronal. He also served as a MacDermid senior application specialist, with responsibility for on-site U.S. customer technical support.
Jeff Rand has joined Uyemura as west coast technical sales representative, with responsibility for Southern California, Arizona and Nevada. He began his career at Photocircuits Corp., and brings to the position years of experience with OMG and Dow Chemical’s PCB Division. He also worked for a manufacturer of photoimagible products for the PCB and chemical milling industries. He is a long-term member of IPC.
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