OREM, UTAH—7 February 2011—Aribex®, Inc., the worldwide leader in handheld x-ray technologies, has announced the organization of its International Division to market its innovative NOMAD® Handheld X-ray System worldwide. Leading the international group will be Christopher Weed, who recently joined Aribex as Director of International Sales.
"This is the next natural step for the continuing growth of our company," said Dr. D. Clark Turner, President and CEO of Aribex. "I’m very pleased with the caliber of people we’ve brought on board to help manage this effort, and I’m excited to provide a new level of commitment for our international customers."
Aribex will exhibit at the International Dental Show (Hall 11.3, Booth F067) in Köln, Germany, 23-26 March 2011.
Mr. Weed has an extensive background in building and managing sales organizations for dental x-ray manufacturers and is well known in the industry as a knowledgeable and successful executive. His resume includes sales and marketing management positions at Cygnus Technologies and AFP Imaging/Dent-X as well as extensive consulting work for a number of small dental companies both in the United States and abroad.
Marc Burrows has been promoted to the position of International Marketing Manager. Mr. Burrows has been with Aribex since 2006, last serving as Product Manager. His prior experience includes export management and trade financing. He was previously involved with international product development teams at Novell and WordPerfect.
Product manager responsibilities have been taken on by David Laws. Mr. Laws joins Aribex after 14 years with Mity-Lite in Orem, UT, where as VP of R&D he helped that company grow from $10M in sales to more than $60M. Mr. Laws graduated from BYU in 1992 with a BS and MS in Mechanical Engineering and currently teaches engineering courses there part time. He holds 16 US and foreign patents.
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The NOMAD Handheld X-ray System fills the need for a truly portable, lightweight dental x-ray device. Unlike the bulky wall-mount systems dentists traditionally used, the NOMAD is lightweight, rechargeable, and can go anywhere. The NOMAD is rapidly becoming standard equipment in dental offices worldwide with thousands of units now in service.
Because of its unique handheld design the NOMAD has also made possible access to dental care for hundreds of thousands in countless remote humanitarian clinics around the world.
Aribex, Inc. has quickly become recognized as the worldwide leader in innovative handheld x-ray products. Aribex is a privately owned, Orem, Utah-based company founded in 2003 with the mission to develop, manufacture, and market new technologies in the x-ray radiography fields. Aribex flagship products are the NOMAD and NOMAD Pro handheld x-ray systems. The NOMAD battery-powered handheld platform provides for expansion from dentistry and veterinary into other x-ray imaging solutions such as medical, industrial, and security applications. For more information, visit www.aribex.com.