Laser Products has announced the expansion of their European sales force with the hiring of Leif Lewerenz as Sales manager for Laser Products Europe Ltd. A native of Germany, Leif brings over 17 years of sales and industry experience including time spent in the woodworking, architecture, millwork, and measurement fields.  Leif will be responsible for the countries of Germany, Luxembourg, Belgium, Austria, and Switzerland, as well as the Middle East. 

“The expansion of our sales team in Europe is a direct reflection of our intention to continue gaining share in this marketplace. With our market leadership position in the Americas, it’s a natural expansion opportunity for us to grow throughout Europe with our innovative Laser Templating systems.  Leif’s direct industry experience will transfer quickly and makes him a great addition to our team.” said Rich Katzmann, president. 

Lewerenz comes most recently from Canada Laser Layout as Director and previously held positions as Project Manager at Precisionwerkz and Radius Architectural Millwork.  

Lewerenz will be located out of the Merzig, Germany area and will report to Carl Sharkey, based out of the UK. For more information about the company, please visit or call Laser Products at 630-679-1300. 

Founded in 1994, Laser Products manufactures laser measuring equipment for the countertop, cabinet, and construction industries. They have sold over 5,000 lasers in 36 countries to more than 3,800 companies and are used by both the world’s leading automated fabricators as well as smaller, manual shops.  Laser Products was recognized as a 2017 Inc. 5000 “Fastest Growing Private Companies in America” and the number three fastest growing private manufacturer in Illinois.