Indium Corporation announces that Robert Ploessl, PhD, has been named Product Manager for indium, gallium, germanium and tin compounds.

In this new position, Dr. Ploessl will work with Indium's global team of engineering, sales, operations, and research and development professionals to capitalize on the growth of LEDs, metal organic precursors, power storage systems, fiber optics, and the next generation OLED displays. He will develop Indium Corporation's marketing strategies, while bringing insights learned from their technical team to further product development efforts. Indium Corporation's compounds business includes indium trichloride (InCl3), gallium trichloride (GaCl3), germanium tetrachloride (GeCl4), as well as a full range of oxides.

Dr. Ploessl joined Indium Corporation in 2010. He holds a doctorate in physics from the University of Regensburg in Germany and an MBA from the S.C. Johnson Graduate School of Management at Cornell University.

Dr. Ploessl is based at Indium Corporation's Global Headquarters in Clinton, NY, and resides in New Hartford.

Indium Corporation is a premier materials supplier to the global electronics, semiconductor, solar, thin-film, and thermal management markets. Products include solders, preforms, and fluxes; brazes; sputter targets; indium, gallium, germanium and tin compounds, and high purity metals; and Reactive NanoFoil®. Founded in 1934, Indium Corporation has global technical support and factories located in China, Singapore, South Korea, the United Kingdom, and the USA.

For more information about Indium Corporation, visit http://www.indium.com or email abrown@indium.com.