BIT Group Announces Key Appointments

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Global contract manufacturer of complex medical instrumentation Appoints Executives to key positions of President and Chief Operating Officer

Reflecting its recent corporate re-organization, which focuses on a proactive, integrated global technology approach, BIT Group ( has appointed former CTO, Mr. Alfred Lang, to the position of President of BIT Group and Mr. Thomas Eck to Chief Operating Officer of BIT Analytical Instruments, GmbH.

As President of BIT Group (which is composed of BIT Analytical Instruments, GmbH, BIT Analytical Instruments, Inc., and Source Scientific, LLC), Mr. Alfred Lang will oversee Global Program Management of BIT Group companies. He will be directly responsible for integrated facilitation of client services, technology, platforms and market development, with particular emphasis on the growing USA market.

In his role as COO of BIT Analytical Instruments, Dipl -Ing. Thomas Eck, will carry on the inspiring work of outgoing COO, Mr. Karlheinz Schiller, who will officially retire in October, 2008. Mr. Eck, who joined BIT in 2007 as Vice President of Supply Chain, Logistics and Quality Management, brings fifteen years of international experience with highly reputed manufacturers of laboratory and medical in-strumentation. He has demonstrated an in-depth understanding in the areas of ra-tionalization and implementation of new processes, technologies and operational standards. Of special note is his proven expertise in process optimization and production cost reduction.

For more than 30 years, BIT Group ( has provided instrument contract product development, manufacturing and after-sale services to medical, diagnostic, and bio-technology clients. As part of the financially-strong Messer Group, with representation in more than 100 countries, BIT Group offers its systems solutions worldwide and with adherence to ISO13485 and 9001 standards. As a FDA registered contract service provider, BIT Group meets the high standard of medical product regulation, meeting design-to-cost and time-to-market targets.

"BIT Group is the first international and single source OEM-Manufacturer of complex medical instrumentation that offers development, manufacturing and field service as well as complete FDA quality certification."


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