Furnace management company Paneratech has appointed Satoshi Okura as its Director of Sales and Operations in Asia.

Satoshi will be based in its new Japan office and will help serve its growing base of customers in the Asia region.

Satoshi can be reached at satoshi.okura@paneratech.com

Paneratech CEO Yakup Bayram said: “As the applications for our technology have grown, the global demand for our furnace health monitoring programs has increased.

"In response to this demand, we have expanded our locations and added new staff to better serve our customers.”

The company is behind the SmartMelter furnace management technology.

The company is also seeking a candidate in Europe who has experience in the glass industry in a technical sales manager role.

The location where this representative will be based is flexible, although central Europe is preferred. Please contact Mr Bayram at yakup.bayram@paneratech.com if this is of interest.