New Director of Operations for Icron Manufacturing

May 31 1999
Icron Systems Inc.


Icron Systems Inc. is pleased to announce that Brant Friesen has joined the firm as Director of Operations for the company’s electronics manufacturing (EMS) subsidiary, Icron Manufacturing Inc.

Mr. Friesen has had a distinguished career spanning more than 16 years in the manufacturing and distribution sectors of the electronics industry. He most recently held the position of General Manager at Aimtronics’ contract manufacturing facility in Delta – one of the two largest EMS providers in BC. Mr. Friesen began his career in electronics as the Chief Financial Officer of R.A.E. Industrial Electronics in 1983. He later moved on to become Western Canada Operations Manager for ITT Multicomponents.

Mr. Friesen is a graduate of the University of Winnipeg and holds a Chartered Accountants designation.

“We are pleased to add the professional capabilities and experience of Mr. Friesen to the Icron team. His well-established track record in the electronics manufacturing services industry will allow us to strengthen and expand our manufacturing operations” stated President and CEO Douglas Kind.

Icron Manufacturing Inc. is western Canada’s most progressive contract electronics manufacturing services providers. The company offers a full spectrum of manufacturing services from consignment jobs to turnkey manufacturing.

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FORWARD-LOOKING STATEMENTS: Except for statements of historical fact, all statements in this news release – including, without limitation, statements regarding production estimates and future plans and objectives of Icron – are forward-looking statements that involve various risks and uncertainties. There can be no assurance that such statements will prove to be accurate; actual results and future events could differ materially from those anticipated in such statements.