Pennington, N.J. – June 5, 2013 – PD-LD Inc. (“PD-LD or the “Company”), the worldwide leader in Volume-Bragg Grating® (VBG®) technology today names Richard J. Capalbo and Uri Abrams as new Board members.
Mr. Capalbo is the Principal in Richard Capalbo Enterprises LLC, a Los Angeles consulting firm specializing in bringing access to all aspects of the Financial Service Industry to corporations had been working with PD-LD’s Executive Management in advisory capacity since 2006. As a new Board of Director at the company, he replaces David Rynne.
Mr. Abrams, the President of the company, as a newly appointed Board of Director brings the board’s size to 6 members.
“The new Directors bring a wealth of extraordinary technology and business expertise,” said Mort Collins, Chairman of PD-LD. “I’m looking forward to the new dynamic and the Board’s enhanced ability to guide the organization thru its new growth cycle”
PD-LD also announced the following changes to board committees: Richard J. Capalbo has joined the Audit committee, replacing David Rynne.
PD-LD, Inc., a specialty photonic packaging company, headquartered in Pennington, N.J. is a U.S. manufacturer and assembler of pigtailed and receptacle mounted fiber coupled laser diodes, LED’s, Detectors, high power pulsed lasers and bi-directional devices for the optical communications, test equipment and medical industries. Named one the fasted growing technology companies in N.J., PD-LD has also been very successful in developing a new Volume Bragg Grating® (VBG®) technology, with wide applications in many branches of photonic industries. The company provides custom Volume Bragg Grating® (VBG®) elements, VBG stabilized lasers and sub-systems for a variety of applications, including Raman Spectroscopy, Flow Cytometry, Medical Instrumentation, High Power Lasers and Displays. PD-LD currently licenses the VBG® technology to other companies active in the field. The technology is protected by 27 issued patents, with more pending. For more information, visit http://youtu.be/TiRfxGaF2eA or www.pd-ld.com.