Alistair Gill to Oversee Engineering and Support in Europe for Lanmark Controls

October 18, 2016

A laser industry and engineering veteran, Alistair Gill to represent Lanmark Controls, an OEM manufacturer and supplier of laser marker hardware and software.

October 18, 2016 – Acton, MA – Lanmark Controls, Inc., an OEM manufacturer of laser marking hardware and software, has announced Alistair Gill will represent the company as an engineering resource and support the company’s sales efforts in Europe.

Alistair brings to this position over 30 years of laser industry experience, which includes creating design and interface standards for the laser industry. As one of the major founders and Technical Director of ScanPro GmbH, which later became RAYLASE AG, Alistair was responsible for the development of mechanics, optics, electronics and software. The company created products that helped establish it as a market leader in numerous fields of application. Previously, in his position as Engineering Manager for General Scanning, he was responsible for building the company’s engineering team, which went on to design products that set the stage for laser system and design standards now used by the majority of players in the laser scanning industry. In addition, Alistair and his team were instrumental in helping to develop GUI software and system components, which helped grow the General Scanning business from $2 million to over $12 million in the small systems market.

“We are very excited that Alistair has joined the Lanmark team,” says John Oskirko, President of Lanmark Controls. “With his deep background and understanding of technical engineering issues, and his international experience in the laser industry, he will be instrumental in helping us grow the Lanmark OEM business as well as help us create new products that will continue to set industry standards with regard to Industry 4.0. More important, he has a tremendous understanding of how people interact with technology – which gives him a unique insight into developing products that resonate with the market.”

“Joining forces with Lanmark Controls is an exciting next step for me,” says Alistair Gill. “The company has created products that continue to anticipate where the industry is headed. I look forward to working with their engineering team and their customers.”

Alistair studied Engineering at Manchester Polytechnic and is a Chartered Engineer and member of the Institute of Engineering and Technology (MIET). In his role with Lanmark Controls, he will be based in the Munich area, Germany.

Lanmark Controls, based in Acton, Massachusetts, is the developer and manufacturer of the LEC-2 embedded laser scan controller. Designed for high-speed manufacturing environments that require laser marking capabilities, the LEC-2 is a “smart” board that eliminates PCs on the factory floor. It integrates seamlessly with the company’s WinLase laser marking software.