Konarka names manufacturing VP

Feb. 3, 2005 — Konarka Technologies Inc., a developer of next-generation photovoltaic products using roll-to-roll processing technology, announced Fredric Cramer has joined the company as a vice president. Cramer is slated to help Konarka transform from pilot to mass production of its light-activated power plastic.

Before joining Konarka, Cramer served as general manager of Nova Biomedical’s Diabetes Operations Division for two years. He directed the scale-up of a diabetes test strip and blood glucose meter manufacturing process from pilot into full-scale, high-volume manufacturing, including the design, build and transfer to a new facility.

Prior to Nova Biomedical, Cramer spent 30 years at Polaroid Corp. Most recently, he was the director of Integral Films Media Development, where he led new product design and development programs for color and black-and-white films, including one that went from concept to launch in nine months. He was also director of Corporate Manufacturing and Development Strategy and was responsible for Polaroid’s photographic light sensitive and receiving sheet coating plant operations.


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