North American Coating Laboratories Welcomes Gener Gatmaitan as Director of Engineering & Technology

April 11, 2018

April 11, 2018, Mentor, OH- North American Coating Laboratories is pleased to announce the recent hiring of Gener Gatmaitan, who will join the NACL team as Director of Engineering & Technology. Within this role, Gatmaitan will lead NACL’s design of new thin-film coatings, help to optimize existing and newly acquired vacuum coating systems, as well as assist in continuous process improvement. Gatmaitan will also be involved in the development and deployment of process enriching optical tooling designs. Such designs will help NACL maintain its strong position among coating service providers as a leader in rapid service and affordably priced thin-film coatings.

Gener Gatmaitan comes to NACL with 25+ years of experience in the optical coating and engineering field. Gatmaitan’s breadth of experience in coating design and machine optimization will be a great asset as NACL continues to grow into more technologically advanced fields that require more sophisticated coating designs. Prior to joining NACL, Gatmaitan served as Coating Engineering Manager at IOS Optics where he managed all coating operations including design, process improvement and optimization, yield improvement and trouble shooting . He has also worked with Hoya Optics where he was primarily focused on Product Development.

Already known as one of the industry’s leading providers of optical thin-film coatings, NACL will look to expand and strengthen its existing customer relationships, while also pursuing new business opportunities, in market segments that were outside of its capabilities in the past.

North American Coating Laboratories provides optical coatings for a variety of customers in the polymer and glass optics markets. Their experience in both dip and vacuum-applied processes make NACL one of the most respected organizations in the optical coatings field. NACL’s competencies include Protective, Scratch-resistant, Reflective, Anti-reflective, Filter, Conductive, ITO, and Chemically Resistive coatings all of which are used in a wide-array of applications. North American Coating Laboratories is certified to ISO 9001 standards.

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