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Bristol Instruments Promotes New Vice President of Engineering

VICTOR, NEW YORK January 3, 2019 – Bristol Instruments, Inc., a world leader in optical interferometer-based instrumentation, is pleased to announce Dr. Steve Person has been promoted to the position of Vice President of Engineering.

Dr. Person joined Bristol Instruments in 2014, where his background and expertise in optical interferometry have been key contributors in Bristol’s product development efforts. Dr. Person earned his Ph.D. from the Institute of Optics at the University of Rochester. Prior to completion of his doctoral work, he worked as an Image Scientist at ITT Space System Division (formally Exelis).

“We’re excited to start 2019 with a focus on accelerating new product development,” said Peter Battisti, President of Bristol Instruments. “With Steve’s leadership, we have every confidence Bristol Instruments will continue to grow and innovate in the new year and beyond.

About Bristol Instruments

Bristol Instruments designs, manufactures, and markets precision instruments based on its expertise in optical interferometry. Bristol’s flagship products accurately characterize the wavelength and spectral properties of lasers used by scientists and engineers at universities, government laboratories, and industrial laboratories. They are also used for the development and production testing of laser transmitters used in optical fiber communications. In addition, Bristol Instruments provides interferometer-based products to reliably measure critical physical dimensions of materials such as specialty plastic films, medical tubing, and ophthalmic products.