Furukawa bolsters splicer-business group

Nov. 10, 2004
Nov. 10, 2004 - The company, which sells fusion splicers under the Furukawa and Fitel brands, adds Eastern and Western U.S. sales personnel.

Furukawa America (www.FurukawaAmerica.com) recently added Amy L. Miller and Dominic A. Totaro to its fusion-splicer business team. Miller and Totaro will be based out of the company's corporate headquarters in Peachtree City, GA.

In her position as Eastern U.S. sales manager, Miller will direct end-user sales and manage distributor as well as manufacturing-rep sales activity for the company's fusion splicer division on the East Coast. She most recently worked for Kimberly Clark Corp., where she managed all industrial distribution, business-to-business and end-use sales in Georgia and the Carolinas. She has also held sales and marketing positions with The Stanley Works, Berendsen Fluid Power, and Dana Corp. She earned a degree in marketing from Clemson University.

Totaro is Western U.S. regional sales engineer, and will be responsible for sales and product support for the company's fusion-splicer clients in the Western states. He has a degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Akron and has worked for Rockwell Automation, Volvo GM Heavy Truck Assembly, and Monitor Manufacturing.

Furukawa's splicers, sold under the Furukawa and Fitel brand names, include core-alignment and mass-fusion splicers, handheld fusion splicers, and a series of related splicing tools and equipment.

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