Denton Vacuum Appoints New Technology Leadership

October 31, 2017

Moorestown, NJ, 31 October 2017—Denton Vacuum, LLC, a leading supplier of research and production scale thin film technology systems, is pleased to announce its recent hire of Brian Desmarais, who has joined the Denton Vacuum team serving as Vice President, Technology. Based in Denton Vacuum headquarters in Moorestown, NJ, Mr. Desmarais reports to Frank Cumbo, President & CEO of Denton Vacuum.

Mr. Desmarais’ responsibilities will include application, platform and engineering support for revenue projects, new application & product development, as well as developing technical collateral in support of commercial activities, monitoring new technologies and assessing their potential to become new products or services.

Mr. Desmarais comes to Denton with 30 years of experience as an accomplished international business leader with a proven record of delivering growth in sales, marketing and engineering management with a wide variety of high technology manufacturing companies including 10 years at Axcelis Technologies, a global manufacturer of implant capital equipment for the semiconductor industry. Mr. Desmarais most recently served as Chief Technology Officer at Reterro Incorporated, a start-up in the environmental services sector.

Mr. Desmarais received his bachelor’s degree in Physics from University of Maine and MBA from New Hampshire College. Mr. Desmarais co-holds several product patents.

Frank M. Cumbo, Denton Vacuum’s President and CEO, in welcoming Brian and his expertise, explains the role that will lead Denton’s technology, its process and product development, and qualification, stating: “We expect Denton’s execution of its technical roadmap for process technology—including its product performance, process development and product launches—will accelerate under Brian’s direction and implementation.”

 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 www.dentonvbacuum.com to learn more.

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