January 6, 2011

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Neal Stoker
VP Sales and Marketing
SemiNex Corporation

SemiNex announces ShinHoTek as distributor in South Korea 

SemiNex Corporation is pleased to announce that ShinHoTek is joining SemiNex's network of world-distributors.  ShinHoTek will be the exclusive distributor for SemiNex in South Korea.  The Korean distributor will offer the entire SemiNex product line of high power laser diodes to include B-mount, C-mount and Chip on Sub-mount (CoS) devices, fiber-coupled single emitters and multi-chip modules.  Standard wavelengths are 1470nm, 1532nm and 1550nm.  ShinHoTek will also offer the SemiNex Laser Engine developed for low-cost high volume applications in the defense and medical markets. 

"It's great to join forces with ShinHoTek to expand SemiNex sales in Korea", said David Bean, President of SemiNex.  "ShinHoTek has an extensive network of customers and contacts in the medical and dental markets that are ready customers for SemiNex, and we look forward to expanding rapidly in this market."

"We are very pleased to offer SemiNex product to the Korean market", states Mr. Yoonho Kim, President of ShinHoTek.  "SemiNex offers the highest performing lasers in the 1300 to 1700 nm range."


About SemiNex Corp.

SemiNex Corporation aims to fundamentally transform key industries by displacing conventional laser technology with super-high-power semiconductor diode lasers.  SemiNex enables cost-effective laser applications by providing better semiconductor laser performance and efficiency while drastically reducing the laser size and power consumption.  This enables lasers to be used more broadly in high-volume applications for medical, military and free space optical communication systems. SemiNex offers output powers from 3 watts to 20 watts.  See our entire line of products at / or contact Ed. McIntyre at


About ShinHoTek

ShinHoTek is a major distributor and resource for a full range of laser and laser-related products to serve the medical, industrial and defense markets.  ShinHoTek is located in Goyang-city, Korea and distributes laser diode products throughout South Korea. To view the entire ShinHoTek product line, go to or contact Yoonho Kim at for additional information.