Joining Technologies, Inc., an innovator in industrial laser applications, announces that founder and CEO Michael Francoeur was recently elected to the board of directors of the Biomedical Engineering Alliance and Consortium (BEACON), a nonprofit organization dedicated to the development and commercialization of medical technology.
In announcing the appointment, BEACON founder and president Joseph D. Bronzino PhD,PE, said, “Michael Francoeur is a well-known innovator who has been instrumental in the fabrication of products in both the aerospace and medical device domain. He brings a great deal of knowledge and experience to the BEACON Board of Directors.”
Mr. Francoeur founded Joining Technologies in1992, with a vision of focusing on innovative laser welding, providing research and development, design assistance, production service and complete laser system solutions. Joining Technologies has nurtured several strategic alliances, most notably with Fraunhofer ILT, headquartered in Aachen, Germany. The company also offers expert electron beam welding services.
Dr. Bronzino added, “Michael Francoeur’s unique ability has proven to be business vision. He has a strong track record as a successful entrepreneur in a fast changing business environment.” BEACON is composed of Hartford, CT area academic, medical, and business organizations. It has a 12-year record of championing the medical device and medical device manufacturing industry, highlighting its benefits to state of Connecticut’s economic well being.