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Edward Carignan will assume the responsibilities of sales and technical support for all Matrix Products in the Eastern USA, effective June 1, 2017.
Ed has deep experience in the global PWB marketplace holding senior positions at Sanmina, Polyclad and most recently Maskless Lithography. He comes to Matrix with broad experience in customer support, operations, technology development and problem solving with a focus in the areas of imaging, chemistry and laminate processes. Ed will fill an important role and support Matrix’ continued growth in the Eastern Region of the United States.
“We have conducted a thorough search for someone to fill this strategic position and are delighted that Ed has accepted to join Matrix. With Ed’s background in the industry, Matrix will continue to help our customers meet the technical challenges of today’s PWB manufacturing,” said Robert Berg, VP Sales.
About Matrix USA Inc.
Committed to the motto “Quality Products, Dependable People,” Matrix was established in 1977 with the objective of providing quality raw material to the North American Printed Circuit Board Industry. Matrix has four rapid response warehouses located throughout the US and Canada that fulfill high quality, fast delivery, and custom orders daily. For further information click here.
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