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New Head of R&D for Jenoptik Lasers

Since the beginning of June 2015, Dr. Valentin Loyo-Maldonado is in charge of the Research & Development department in the Lasers business unit of the Jenoptik Lasers & Material Processing division.

Dr. Valentin Loyo has a vast experience in the development of semiconductor and high-power lasers. Since the end of 2014 he was responsible, in the position of a group leader, for the development of diode lasers at Jenoptik. Before that, the Mexican born worked as Vice President Engineering & Manufacturing at Intense Inc. (USA). He takes over the leadership from Dr. Martin Leitner, who left Jenoptik at the end of May.

In his previous positions, Valentin Loyo was responsible, among others, for the product development and test engineering at companies in the USA and the UK. In addition to his comprehensive developmental knowledge, Loyo has gained more than 14 years of leadership and project management experience in multi-cultural teams.

Jenoptik is one of the few suppliers world-wide that provides high-quality and reliable series production of the complete laser beam sources technology chain – from semiconductor materials to diode lasers and solid-state lasers. Jenoptik lasers are very reliable, efficient and powerful. They are mainly used for industry and medical technology.

About Jenoptik and the Lasers & Material Processing division

With its Lasers & Material Processing division, Jenoptik is one of the leading providers of laser technology and provides products and solutions along the entire value-added chain of laser material processing – from components up to complete laser systems. In the Lasers business unit, the company has specialized in high-quality semiconductor lasers, reliable diode lasers as modules or systems as well as innovative solid-state lasers such as disk and fiber lasers. This product portfolio makes Jenoptik the ideal partner for the entire pulse width range, from cw to fs. In the field of high-power diode lasers, the company is acknowledged as a worldwide quality leader.

In the Laser Processing Systems business unit, Jenoptik develops and manufactures laser machines which are integrated into its customers’ production lines as a part of their process optimization and automation. They serve for the processing of plastics and metals. Jenoptik laser systems ensure processing at maximum efficiency, precision and safety. In addition, customers can try out various laser sources and machines at the Application Center, thus finding the optimal solution for their application. The product portfolio is rounded off with energy-efficient and environmentally friendly exhaust cleaning systems for residue-free removal of pollutants during laser processing and other industrial processes.

Healthcare & Industry

Point of contact Denise Thim - Manager Communications and Marketing Healthcare and Industry division

Denise Thim

Manager Communications and Marketing

+49 3641 65-4366

+49 3641 65-4011

denise.thim@jenoptik.com