North Brunswick, N.J. – Intense Inc., a developer of next generation semiconductor lasers, systems and solutions, has appointed Kevin Laughlin to the position of CEO.
A 26-year veteran of the industry, Laughlin has a broad array of experience, from laser design and optics applications to senior level positions in product management, sales, and marketing. Most recently, he was chief commercial officer at Intense, where he worked with the management team and investors to consolidate the company's Glasgow, Scotland, and North Brunswick, NJ, business units. They now form a single US site that provides global manufacturing, sales, and service for a wide range of laser diode components, electro optical sub-modules, and fully integrated, turnkey laser systems.
"With Intense's individual business units and investor base now consolidated, we are well positioned to take advantage of the new growth opportunities in the industry," stated Laughlin. "Post-consolidation, we will continue to invest in technology, people, and product development that will keep us at the forefront of the diode laser market space. These are very exciting times. Our world class engineering and manufacturing capabilities, innovative QWI technology, and highly skilled employees combine to produce unique packaged laser solutions that are paving new paths in defense, print, medical, and industrial applications."
Intense Inc. is a provider of single and multimode monolithic laser array products, high power single emitter laser diodes, and electro optical subsystems.