London, UK SANYO Semiconductor Europe has extended its distribution agreement with Photonic Products to include Germany, Austria, Switzerland & Liechtenstein. Photonic Products are now the exclusive distributor for SANYO's full range of laser diode products in these countries as well as the United Kingdom and Eire.
The company became sole UK laser diode distributor for SANYO in November 2000 and Tony Pope, Photonic Products managing director, said, “We are very pleased that SANYO has recognized our achievements and excited at the opportunities this agreement will bring us”
Photonic Products will open a European sales centre, to be based in Germany, while German speaking staff are also employed at the company's UK HQ in Hertfordshire.
The specialist distributor of high performance industrial laser diodes and a manufacturer of custom designed optoelectronic components based on semiconductor laser diode technology was set up in 1995. In-house capabilities include prototype turning and milling, laser beam profiling and analysis, wavelength measurement and selection, and laser power measurement.
Hiroshi Ono, (left) President of SANYO Semiconductor Europe and Tony Pope, managing director of Photonic Products Ltd