Reis Robotics is pleased to announce that Gard Van Antwerp has been named Laser Applications Manager for the U.S. and Canada.

He will coordinate all activities involving Reis' extensive line of automation, robotics and optics for laser welding, cutting, cladding and heat treating.

Reis Robotics is pleased to announce that Gard Van Antwerp has been named Laser Applications Manager for the U.S. and Canada. He will coordinate all activities involving Reis' extensive line of automation, robotics and optics for laser welding, cutting, cladding and heat treating.


Mr. Van Antwerp holds a B.S. in Industrial Technology from Utah State University and Master of Business Administration from California State University, Northridge. He has been head of the North American solar market for Reis Robotics since 2008. Mr. Van Antwerp has more than 25 years of experience in capital equipment manufacturing operations and sales.

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