Over the last 12 months ficonTEC has been involved in, or is directly responsible for developments that ease access for certain customers, and has gained valuable experience in, and insights into some of the currently topical segments.
Ignazio Piacentini, B.Sc., M.Sc., initially spent many years working for the European Commission at Euratom on large-scale thermonuclear fusion experimental projects, including a long spell at the JET Joint Undertaking (Culham Labs, UK). Following that he directed ImagingLab Srl, in Lodi, Italy, a company specialising in machine vision and advanced robotics. In parallel he held a position as Business Development Manager Europe for Imaging & Motion of NI (1999 to 2003), and served two 3-year mandates on the Board of Directors of EMVA (European Machine Vision Association). He then led the Photonics Devices Assembly Business Unit at PI miCos GmbH (PI Group) until since 2015 he is Director of Business Development at ficonTEC Service GmbH.