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Bob Miller Named
Vice President of Operations for Abrisa Technologies


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Santa Paula, CA – We are pleased to announce that Mr. Bob Miller has joined Abrisa Technologies as Vice President of Operations effective October 15, 2012. Abrisa Technologies provides integrated optical solutions including precision glass fabrication and high efficiency optical coatings for the display and imaging, optoelectronics, lighting and entertainment, aerospace and defense, and general industrial markets.


Mr. Miller “Bob” comes to Abrisa Technologies with very distinguished credentials, including extensive supply chain management, manufacturing, and materials management expertise in the high-tech manufacturing arena. His career includes operational management positions with CVI Melles Griot, Advanced Bionics, Coherent, Inc., Portable Energy Products, Siemens Corp. and Harris Microwave to name but a few. With a B.S. Degree in Physics from Harvey Mudd College in Claremont, California, Bob possesses the perfect hands on experience and educational mix to upgrade and enhance the operational capabilities of the company.


According to Blake Fennell, President and CEO at Abrisa Technologies, “Bob has the unique ability to identify root cause problems and put systems in place to deal with those problems quickly and efficiently. He has a proven track record of significant improvements in cost reduction, cycle time reduction, lead time and on time delivery improvement, all of which will be of great benefit to our organization.” He further adds, “We look forward to the skill set Bob will bring to our company and are eager to institute and enact his principals to better serve our current and future customers.”


Bob will have operations responsibility for both our custom glass fabrication facility; Abrisa Industrial Glass (AIG) located in Santa Paula, California as well as our precision thin film optical coating facility; ZC&R Coatings for Optics (ZC&R) located in Torrance, California.


Bob’s brings to Abrisa Technologies a depth of knowledge and broad set of capabilities including capacity planning, line management, material flow, contract manufacturing, lean manufacturing, purchasing, process improvement, and database management. Add to that a Six-Sigma Black Belt and he’s just the right individual to take the Abrisa Technologies Team to a new level of excellence; ready to compete not just in North America, but globally as well.


According to Bob, “I am very excited to join Abrisa Technologies at this point in my career. Their manufacturing facilities have state-of-the-art equipment and the workforce is well equipped to be challenged with new methods and processes to improve the customer experience. I am looking forward to working with our dedicated staff to take our company’s performance to the next level. The team and I will continue to enable Abrisa Technologies to set the standard for world-class manufacturing of optical products and solutions.”


Abrisa Technologies is a recognized global supplier of high quality, fabricated glass components, optical thin film coatings, and custom glass solutions for a wide variety of industries. From our US based Abrisa Industrial Glass fabrication facility in Santa Paula, CA and our ZC&R Coatings for Optics division in Torrance, CA we serve diverse industries such as microelectronics and displays, semiconductor, military, automotive, aerospace, medical, biomedical and scientific R&D. We provide custom specialty flat glass and coating products for applications such as: flat panel display, touch and gesture recognition; visible to IR imaging and surveillance; entertainment, indoor and outdoor lighting; advanced instrumentation; and photonics.


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