Silex Microsystems opens a North American sales office
BOSTON, April 4, 2005 – Silex Microsystems (Silex), an industry leading manufacturer of specialized MEMS and Nano solutions for the Life Science, Telecommunications and High-tech industries, announces the opening of a North American sales office in Boston, USA.
This important addition is part of Silex’s strategy to work closely with its customers. It allows the company to expand its business and tap into the new emerging markets in US and Canada. The North American MEMS market is expected to have a sizeable growth over the next several years, with areas like Life Science, Telecommunications and Consumer Electronics as clear winners.
“Opening an office specially targeting the North American market is a natural step in our strategy to expand our international business. Establishing presence in this important market is definitely a requisite in our efforts to develop support and services to our customers in North America”, says Jan Nerdal CEO of Silex Microsystems.
The company has appointed Mr. Magnus Rimskog as the Area Sales Manager for the North American market, also serving as the Executive Manager for the Boston office. Prior to his new assignment, Magnus was located in Silex Sweden and held the position as International Business Development Manager for the Telecommunications area.
Silex that was founded in year 2000, is an independent company headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden. The company has a recognized base of international customers with a strong potential for growth. Its customized products include a variety of MEMS and Nano devices for the Life Science, Telecommunications, and High-tech industries. Silex operates a state-of-the-art 6” wafer facility, ISO 9001-2000 certified. The company has employees with world-class expertise – nine employees hold doctorates in MEMS and IC technologies – and specialist that understand the customers’ needs and applications. Silex is today recognized as a leader in MEMS, offering development and manufacturing of custom devices such as sensors, actuators, and precision structures to be integrated in customers’ end products.
Description of Silex suit of products and services can be found at http://www.silexmicrosystems.com/