PVD Products Fills Leadership Positions to Support Growing Customer Base

Wilmington, MA (Sept. 25, 2017) – Over the last eight months, PVD Products has experienced a period of exponential growth, leading to several new hires.

The company has recently hired an Operations Manager, Principal Engineer and Chief Technology Officer.

Peter Farenwald joins PVD Products as Operations Manager. With a proven track record for problem resolution and customer support management, Farenwald brings experience in building capital equipment for the semiconductor manufacturing, pharmaceutical and analytical instrumentation industries. As Operations Manager, Farenwald will improve manufacturing and supply chain management processes, which will allow the company to respond more quickly to customers.

Lawrence Margagliano was recently brought on as Principal Engineer. Margagliano has worked as both an engineer and consultant for over 25 years, serving the defense, oil and gas, marine, utilities, process equipment, machinery and aerospace industries. With the addition of this position, PVD Products will be able to provide a wealth of new computational techniques in parallel with responding to more customer system designs.

Larry Scipioni joins the company as Chief Technology Officer. Having worked at Carl Zeiss Microscopy and ZS Genetics as a field-proven researcher and technology developer, Scipioni has a deep technical understanding of ion beam, microscopy and analytical techniques. Scipioni will work with PVD Products’ in-house engineers and customers to develop new tool concepts, as well as be responsible for running the day-to-day operations of our applications laboratory.

This company growth will allow for more in-house application experiments, stronger trade show presence, aligned marketing and sales programs and stronger program management. Several large projects have involved working with national and international universities, national labs, and semiconductor and other manufacturers using thin film technology.

“PVD Products is happy to bring on new talent at this time to address the surge in sales in R&D and production applications. It will allow PVD to sustain the growth we have experienced and to further improve our customer service,” said Dr. James Greer, president of PVD Products.

More details about PVD Products’ can be found at pvdproducts.com. Additional questions about PVD Products or available positions should be directed to jgreer@pvdproducts.com.

About PVD Products

PVD Products, Inc. designs and manufactures unique thin film deposition systems and components for material scientists and process engineers. We build magnetron sputtering, Pulsed Laser Deposition, electron beam evaporation, CVD and PECVD systems. We serve both R&D and production applications. In addition to our existing line of standard deposition products and thin film services, we provide customized systems tailored to our customers’ specific needs. PVD Products provides equipment and services to customers around the world, including universities, national labs, start-ups and Fortune 500 companies.

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James A. Greer, Ph.D.
President, PVD Products
978-694-9455 ext. 101