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Denton Vacuum Appoints New Global Product Manager

April 10, 2017

Moorestown, NJ, April 10, 2017 – Denton Vacuum LLC, a leading supplier of research and production scale thin film technology systems, is pleased to announce its recent hire of David C. Douglass, PhD, who has joined the Denton Vacuum team as Global Product Manager. Dr. Douglass reports to Colin Quinn, Vice President of Sales & Marketing of Denton Vacuum. Dr. Douglass will be based in Denton Vacuum headquarters in Moorestown, NJ.

Dr. Douglass comes to Denton with 20 years’ senior-level technical marketing and management experience in bringing new products and technologies to market. Before coming to Denton Vacuum, Dr. Douglass served as Global Product Manager for OFS Fitel overseeing its Fiber Laser technology and products. While at OFS Fitel, Dr. Douglass established a new fiber laser module business, creating its technology road map and product line definition, while leading the product development through to production transfer and manufacturing.

Working with customer’s R&D, sales, engineers, senior management and suppliers, Dr. Douglass has helped organizations achieve record results in providing technically viable and cost-competitive paths for customers. Previously, Dr. Douglass held senior product management technology positions with Veeco Instruments, Sagitta, Inc., Metuchen Analytical, Inc., and AT&T Bell Laboratories.

Dr. Douglass earned his PhD in Physics from the University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA.

Frank M. Cumbo, Denton Vacuum’s President and CEO, in welcoming Dr. Douglass and his expertise, explains the new role that will lead Denton’s development and execution in strategic positioning and value propositions for Denton Vacuum’s burgeoning new product line deployments, stating “I both welcome David to Denton and congratulate him on his technical product management acumen and accomplishments, and look forward to leveraging David’s wide and deep expertise and knowledge in product management.”

David will lead aspects of Denton’s product marketing efforts for the Optics and Sensors segment of Denton’s business, including: defining and executing product strategy, managing the product road map, obtaining voice of customer/marketing requirements, supporting new product development efforts and leading Denton product launch campaigns.

For more information about Denton offerings that enable innovation, please contact Frank Cumbo at 856-380-5234 ( or Colin Quinn, Vice President Sales & Marketing at 856.380-5222 (

About Denton Vacuum LLC

Denton Vacuum enables innovation. From basic research to manufacturing hand-off—Denton Vacuum provides thin film deposition technology that delivers consistent, repeatable results through wide-process capability, ease-of-use, superior reliability, and global service and support.

Denton Vacuum’s thin film deposition technologies provide superior performance in such applications as precision optics, lift-off & step coverage, dual-sided laser facet coating, indium for wafer level packaging, diamond-like carbon, metallization and medical coatings. Denton designs and develops systems that precision-coat aerospace components, advanced optics, medical implants, solar cells, semiconductor devices and much more. Denton’s technology portfolio includes thermal evaporation, e- beam evaporation, ion-beam-assisted evaporation, magnetron sputtering (including reactive sputtering), plasma-enhanced-chemical-vapor deposition (PECVD), ion etch and ion-beam- assisted deposition (IBAD). As a leading source for thin-film technology, Denton also provides value-added services and lifetime support that set new industry standards. Please visit to learn more.