MPIA Hosts Senator Daines

The MPIA was thrilled to recently host Senator Steve Daines for a round table discussion about the Optics and Photonics Industry in Montana.  The Senator is actively involved with the National Photonics Initiative and specifically wanted to discuss the positive economic impact of the Optics and Photonics Industry in Montana.  The MPIA was grateful to have the following individuals/companies attend the round table:
  • Trenton Berg, President, Montana Photonics Industry Alliance
  • Jason Yager, VP, Montana Photonics Industry Alliance
  • Tim Sheehy, President/CEO, Ascent Vision Technologies
  • Mary Johnson, President/CEO, Wavelength Electronics
  • Randy Equall, VP of Laser Operations, FLIR Systems
  • Craig Wall, Market Development Scientist, Montana Instruments
  • Kris Merkel, President/CEO, S2 Corporation
  • Jay Wilkins, Operations and Engineering Manager, Elemental Scientific Lasers



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