North Falmouth, Mass – November 6, 2013 - Teledyne TapTone, a market leading provider of inspection equipment for the food and beverage industry, announced today the opening of its new office in Watford. The new office, co-located with another Teledyne division, will become the new European office for sales and service support.
The new office is a direct response to increased demand from the region and recent changes within TapTone's existing distribution network. The UK office will provide direct sales and service for the UK and parts of Western Europe. The office will also support TapTone's existing distribution network in Europe.
Michael O'Neill joins the team as the Regional Sales Representative with over 20 years of experience in project, service, and sales management in a variety of manufacturing and financial service markets. Most recently, Michael served as the product sales and account manager for MK Inspection Services, representing the TapTone product line. Michael will be responsible for TapTone's sales efforts in the region.
Paul Merrett also joins the newly formed UK team in the role of Field Service Technician. Paul has over nine years of experience as a field service technician working in a variety of industries covering areas in both the UK and most of Europe. In his previous position, Paul was the Senior Service Engineer for MK Inspection Services, where he provided support for the Teledyne TapTone equipment in the region.
"We are extremely excited about the opening of our new office in the UK," said Thomas W. Altshuler, Vice President and Group General Manager. " Michael O'Neill and Paul Merrett bring a wealth of knowledge and experience to the newly formed UK office. They will provide real-time support to our customers in the UK and Europe, ensuring that TapTone customers have the highest level of service and support for their equipment in this highly visible and important region."
About Teledyne TapTone
Teledyne TapTone is a leading manufacturer of on-line inspection systems for leak, closure, fill level, and labels on metal, glass, and flexible containers. Systems employ various technologies to perform quality assurance testing on high-speed food, beverage, dairy, chemical, personal care and pharmaceutical production lines. For more information, visit Teledyne TapTone's website at www.taptone.com.
About Teledyne Technologies
Teledyne Technologies is a leading provider of sophisticated instrumentation, digital imaging products and software, aerospace and defense electronics, and engineered systems. Teledyne Technologies' operations are primarily located in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom and Mexico. For more information, visit Teledyne Technologies' website at www.teledyne.com.