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3 December 2008


Repretech to distribute Firecomms’ POF transceivers and VCSELs in Northern & Eastern Europe

Firecomms Ltd of Cork, Ireland, which manufactures high-speed plastic optical fiber (POF) transceivers and visible-wavelength vertical-cavity surface-emitting lasers (VCSELs), has significantly expanded its Northern and Eastern European sales channel through a strategic partnership with Repretech Nordic Oy of Espoo, Finland.

Repretech will leverage its 20 years experience as a manufacturer’s representative of electronic devices to represent Firecomms in the key markets of Denmark, Finland, Norway, Sweden, Belarus, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Russia, and Ukraine.

“This agreement allows us to expand our presence in these most important markets by strengthening our existing customer relationships and leveraging Repretech’s considerable expertise,” says Hugh Hennessy, Firecomms’ VP of worldwide sales and marketing. “With a highly synergized product line and offices throughout the region, Repretech is well positioned to expand Firecomms' growing customer base,” he adds.

The markets for high-speed plastic optical fiber transceivers and surface-emitting lasers are rapidly growing and expanding to various market segments, comments Repretech’s general manager Paul Budiansky. Firecomms is a leading developer of the components, which are a natural fit to Repretech’s product portfolio, he adds.

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