Edmund Optics expands into Taiwan

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Edmund Optics has continued its expansion across Asia by opening an office in Taichung City and appointing Johnson Chang to lead its Taiwan sales operations.

'We are extremely pleased to welcome Johnson Chang to our Asia Sales team,' said Vincent Thong, director, Asia Sales. 'This is an exciting time for us as we continue to see rapid growth in the demand for our products across the region, especially in Taiwan. His knowledge and experience in vision integration systems and imaging lenses adds tremendours strength to our Asian team.'

In his role as sales manager, Chang will spearhead further development of EO's Taiwan presence. 'I am delighted to be working with EO and really looking forward to strengthening alliances with their existing customers as well as enabling them to nurture and develop many new relationships in Taiwan,' he said. 

Chang joins EO after having worked in precision optics for more than 12 years at one of Taiwan's most established lens manufacturing businesses. Chang's exceptional technical knowledge is underpinned by hands-on manufacturing and optical processes engineering experience, both fields in which he excelled in a supervisory capacity. This practical know-how enables Chang to interface with clients on their individual product development needs and work directly with their R&D teams from initial product feasibility studies, to eventual production and final integration.

In preparation and support of their Taiwan office EO recently launched a new website and produced a tailored edition of its catalogue containing more than 22,700 off-the-shelf optical components especially for the Taiwan market. EO also plans to hold a series of 'Vision Seminars' in Taipei in the summer of 2011.

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