Clinton Braine recently joined Rochester Precision Optics LLC as director of business development — life sciences.
In this role, Braine will contribute to RPO’s advancement in optics for the life sciences and medical device markets. He previously worked in support of life science customers for Thermo Fisher Scientific and Newport Corp.
RPO is investing in its people and capabilities to support medical device and life science industry shifts, including single-use precision optics, mobile testing and diagnostics, telemedicine and camera-driven instrumentation.
“The advancements RPO is making in single-use precision plastic optics capabilities,
coupled with the expertise of their design team, provide a great advantage in the
medical device space,” Braine said. “It’s exciting to join a team that’s so forward
thinking, driven and dedicated to innovation.”
One recent investment includes a vertical molding machine designed to reduce costs for single-use optical components. Vertical molding takes advantage of gravity, improving efficiencies. The high quality, durable and more cost-effective precision optics are ideal for medical device and life science applications.
Braine and Tara Holloway, director of business development — medical device, are looking to further increase the company’s value within these evolving markets.
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