Coherix Announces Appointment of New General Manager in China

Ann Arbor, Michigan, October 27, 2016Coherix, Inc., a global leader in Three-Dimensional (3D) Machine Vision, today announced the appointment of Dr. Xihan Qian as its new General Manager in Coherix China. He will oversee the operation in China, formulate business plans and strategies, and report directly to the CEO of Coherix.

Prior to joining Coherix, Dr. Qian successfully launched a subsidiary for a German machine vision company in Shanghai China, and served as General Manager for about four years.  Within the first year, Dr. Qian managed to achieve rapid market penetration. Previously, Dr. Qian was the premier representative of the German Mechanical Engineering Federation in Shanghai, and a researcher at Fraunhofer in Germany, focusing on the application of data mining in intelligent maintenance. Dr. Qian received his Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from Shanghai Jiao Tong University in China.

“The 3D machine vision solutions from Coherix are the key technologies that the Chinese manufacturing industry needs. Especially in the automotive industry, Coherix provides the industry-leading 3D machine vision solutions to assembly verification, adhesive and sealant bead inspection, and precision manufacturing,” said Dr. Qian, commenting on his new role. “As the new General Manager, I will lead the team to help customers optimize their manufacturing process, improve quality, and increase production with lower cost.”

“We’re glad to have Dr. Qian on board. He has abundant first-class experience with the machine vision industry. His expertise and international experience will be an invaluable asset as Coherix is expanding its global footprint.” said Dwight Carlson, CEO and Chairman of Coherix.

Dr. Qian officially started his new job in September 2016. Dr. Zhenhua Huang, Dr. Qian’s predecessor who launched Coherix China in Dec 2015, was back in the company’s headquarters in Ann Arbor, Michigan, and started his new role as Chief Technical Officer of Asia Pacific and Robust3D™ Product Manager in early October.


About Coherix, Inc.

Coherix, Inc. develops and manufactures high-speed, high-definition 3D machine vision products that enable our customers to manage high-volume precision manufacturing processes. Coherix products are designed for inspection and error-proofing in the automotive, semiconductor, and electronics industries. Coherix is committed to producing the highest performing 3D machine vision products at the lowest Total Cost of Ownership. Coherix customers and partners include global end users, system integrators, and distributors, who demand 100 percent reliability that Coherix products provide. Headquartered in Ann Arbor, Michigan, the company has offices in the United States, China, Germany, Singapore, and Japan.

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