Jeffrey Sercel receives Entrepreneur of the Year from NHHTC

June 2, 2011
Date Announced: 02 Jun 2011 Jeffrey Sercel, Founder and CTO of JP Sercel Associates, Inc (JPSA) was selected as a New Hampshire High Technology Council (NHHTC) Entrepreneur of the Year for 2011. Sercel was recognized for the pioneering work of JPSA, which he started in 1994, which has grown into an internationally recognized supplier of laser systems. The award was based on the Applicant, Type of Business, Current Activity, Innovative Approaches, and Future Plans for the business. Jeffrey Sercel was one of three finalists chosen to present their cutting edge companies in audio/visual presentations to members of the NHHTC and on stage to the public on May 9th, 2011. Sercel is one of only two people to have won the award twice.After receiving the award, Jeffrey Sercel said, “It’s great to receive this award and be a part of this special event that recognizes the best Entrepreneurs in NH. This award not only symbolizes my dedication and hard work to build JPSA into the company it is today, but the persistence of the entire JPSA team who have made the company a quality manufacturer of laser micromachining products.”Sercel began his career in 1983 as a laser engineer at the first excimer laser Applications Lab and development facility in North America, Tachisto Inc. After receiving his Bachelor of Science degree in engineering physics from the University of Arizona, he devoted more than 25 years to become an expert in excimer, DPSS and ultrafast industrial laser technology.About JPSAJPSA provides advanced laser micromachining solutions to customers worldwide in the solar, LED, semiconductor and biomedical industries. Established in 1994, JPSA designs and builds fully integrated, industrial systems for 24/7 high-volume production, flexible R&D systems, along with submicron accuracy beam delivery and automation equipment. JPSA’s ultra high precision laser job shop and fully equipped applications laboratories utilize innovative UV Excimer, DPSS and Ultrafast laser technology. Our team of dedicated specialists is committed to developing leading edge laser micromachining products and services making JPSA strategically positioned for growth in key technology markets. If you would like to know more about JPSA, please visit our website at or call us at 603-518-3200.

Joshua Stearns Sales and Marketing Coordinator JPSA Inc

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