TUCSON, Ariz., Nov. 18, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- AdValue Photonics, a manufacturer of innovative fiber laser products for scientific and industrial markets, is pleased to announce the appointment of Thomas Schoelzel as Director of Global OEM Business. In this new role, Mr. Schoelzel will be focusing on developing new OEM accounts and new territories in the global market for AdValue Photonics' industry leading products. "We are excited to have Mr. Schoelzel who will take on this critical role as we are increasingly becoming an OEM supplier with our superiorly unique products. With over 20 years of experience in the laser industry, Mr. Schoelzel brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise that will help drive AdValue Photonics' business objectives in the materials processing and other major OEM markets," said Shibin Jiang, President and CEO of AdValue Photonics. Prior to joining AdValue Photonics, Mr. Schoelzel held managerial positions at a number of laser companies, including DILAS DIODE Laser, Exitech Inc, Coherent Inc., and Lambda Physik GmbH, in the capacity of leading and expanding regional sales. "I am thrilled to become part of the AdValue team at this important stage in the company's history," said Mr. Schoelzel. "AdValue has a high reputation for delivering ground breaking technology to the market, like the 2-micron Q-switched and mode-locked fiber lasers. The advantages of the AdValue Photonics' capability of delivering high pulse energy and high peak power will attract the interest of many OEM customers."