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Expert in petrochemical, refinery, and analytical process instrumentation will spearhead SpectraSensors' expansion in EMEA regions

Rancho Cucamonga, CA (PRWeb) November 28, 2007 -- SpectraSensors, Inc., a leading manufacturer of tunable diode laser (TDL) gas analyzers, announced that Koen Roelstraete has joined the company to head sales activities in Europe, the Middle East and Africa.

Holding degrees in Chemical, Biotechnological and Environmental Engineering (State University of Ghent), Roelstraete has over 20 years experience as a sales engineer, senior account manager and regional manager for major European technology firms with worldwide distribution.

"Koen's in-depth petrochemical, refinery, and analytical process instrumentation expertise make him an ideally suited for the important role he will play in expanding SpectraSensors business to EMEA territories," said Jorge Jones, SpectraSensors Director of International Sales.

Koen Roelstraete has 23 years of management, business development and strategic sales experience in process analytical and automation markets including Sales and Business Development Manager for Process Analytics at Applied Automation Inc., Siemens AG, and his recent tenure as Vice President Sales for Qualion NMR Ltd. (formerly Foxboro NMR Invensys PLC).

"We have no doubt that Koen will make a significant contribution to SpectraSensors' very focused and technologically advanced offering to EMEA customers," Jones said. "He will enhance our efforts to provide our customers with the best locally-integrated gas analyzer solution and after-sales support with the highest degree of reliability and lowest total cost of ownership."

For information contact Koen Roelstraete, SpectraSensors, Inc., Phone +32 (0) 56 42 54 02.

About SpectraSensors

SpectraSensors is a leading manufacturer of optically based gas analyzers and moisture analyzers for analytical process markets. SpectraSensors uses Tunable Diode Lasers Absorption Spectroscopy (TDLAS) in an array of products such as Ambient Air Monitoring Analyzers, Moisture Analyzers (Hygrometers) and Gas Analyzers for Natural Gas Pipelines and Processors, Petrochemical Refineries and Chemical Companies. SpectraSensors Gas Analyzers measure Moisture (H2O), Carbon Dioxide (CO2), Hydrogen Sulfide (H2S), Methane (CH4), Ammonia (NH3) Ethylene Oxide (ETO) and more.