PVD Products announces that Mr. Larry Bourget has joined the company as its new Chief Operating Officer. Larry has spent over 25 years in the R&D and semiconductor industries, starting as a thin film and materials research scientist at ASTeX. Mr. Bourget then worked as a Director in Marketing and Engineering leadership positions at Eaton, MKS Instruments, and Axcelis Technologies. He has led many cross-functional teams that managed highly technical products from concept through production and into the field. In his new role, Larry will be responsible for engineering and production of PVD Products' unique thin film tools for R&D and production applications. He will help guide PVD through a high-growth period with many new system installations for coated conductors, IBAD, PLD, sputtering, evaporation, and combinatorial thin film deposition.