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Fusion UV Restructures Distribution in UK

Published on 2008-01-04. Author : SpecialChem

GAITHERSBURG, MD -- Fusion UV Systems, Inc. has announced that it had restructured its distribution operations in the United Kingdom. Fusion will transfer the sales and service of Fusion customers in the Benelux countries and the UK/Eire from Fusion UK to an independent distributor UVio Ltd., founded by Scott FitzGerald, who was formerly with Fusion UV Systems, Inc. UVio will retain some of the Fusion employees, ensuring continuation of full service and engineering capabilities. In addition, Fusion will maintain its engineering services and application support functions both in the UK and in Munich, Germany.

According to David Harbourne, President of Fusion UV Systems, Inc., "This was the right move at the right time for Fusion to take in the UK. We have restructured the distribution operations in a way that will appear seamless to our customers and prospects and no disruption to services in the areas affected is expected. We are very pleased that Scott FitzGerald will assume responsibilities for servicing these current and future Fusion customers and confident that his experience with Fusion and with the UV curing markets in the UK/Eire and in the Benelux countries will result in customers receiving the quality of services and timeliness of responses to which they have become accustomed."

Scott FitzGerald, Managing Director of UVio Ltd. commented, "I am excited to be able to form this new company to act as exclusive Distributor for Fusion in the UK/Eire and Benelux. Fusion is the market leader in industrial UV curing and this opportunity allows the new organization to meet the growing needs from this local market for wider reaching integration services and associated process equipment."

About Fusion UV Systems Inc.

Fusion UV Systems, Inc.®, a member company of Spectris plc, Surrey, England, is the leading worldwide supplier of ultraviolet curing systems and UV-based process solutions. The Company's UV curing systems are used in manufacturing, printing and coating applications in a broad cross-section of industries with over 35,000 installations worldwide. The Company is headquartered in Gaithersburg, Maryland. Offices are located throughout the United States, Europe, Japan and China with distributors covering 17 other countries throughout the world.

Source: Fusion UV Systems Inc.

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