Virtek, Fokker ink laser projection deal

Stork Fokker will use Virtek's laser projection systems for the next five years.

Virtek Vision International Inc. (Waterloo, Ontario, Canada), a subsidiary of Gerber Technology, which
is a Gerber Scientific Inc. company, has announced the signing of an agreement with Stork Fokker AESP (Hoogerheide, The Netherlands) for a five-year purchase of laser templating systems. Virtek’s vice president for Imaging and Templating Peter Richter commented that, “We are extremely pleased at having an important and prestigious aerospace manufacturer such as Stork Fokker place their long term trust in our products.”
 
Herman Buitenhuis, on behalf of Stork Fokker, said, “Virtek and Stork Fokker have long had an excellent relationship, but since the purchase by Gerber Technology, we see an even stronger business partner offering the innovative spirit that is such an important part of our competitive edge as we go forward meeting the exacting requirements laid out by our own customers.”  
 
Hal Osthus, president of Virtek Vision International, said, “The ongoing integration of Virtek into our global family of companies gives us an ability to offer increased overall value and complete solutions to our customers, which is unparalleled in the industry.”