Medical device industry supplier increases its organizational depth

CONCORD, CA, October 7, 2013 – Pulse Systems announced today the recent addition of two key personnel, further strengthening the Company’s position in the precision metal fabrication segment of the medical device contract manufacturing industry.

Joining the Company as Director of Operations, Brett Poole brings his years of experience in manufacturing management and customer service to his new position. Prior to joining Pulse, Mr Poole was General Manager of Fusion Composites in Benicia, CA, manufacturer of aerospace composite materials and components. Previously, Brett was Operations Manager for CCS Composites in Benicia, CA. In the weeks prior to joining the Pulse Systems management team, Mr. Poole was engaged as a consultant to the Company, orchestrating a very successful and rapid implementation of the JobBOSS shop floor control system. As Director of Operations, Brett will be responsible for customer service, order administration, material management, and production control. Mr. Poole received his Bachelor of Science degree in Animal Sciences from California Polytechnic State University at San Luis Obispo.

Also joining Pulse Systems is Wen Ho, Ph.D., as Senior Manufacturing Engineer for Laser Processing. An excellent communicator, Dr. Ho has most recently been teaching college physics at DeAnza College and the College of New Jersey. Previously she had been employed by Abbott Vascular in Santa Clara, CA, with responsibility for developing laser processing methods and equipment for stent manufacturing. A distinguished researcher, Dr. Ho was a member of the technical staff at Sarnoff Corporation in Princeton, NJ, developing advanced laser/optical instrumentation. Earlier in her career, Dr. Ho was employed for eight years by Resonetics of Nashua, NH, where she helped establish their laser processing job shop capabilities. Wen Ho earned her doctorate in solid-state physics from Northeastern University in Boston, MA, and her B.S. in Physics from Beijing Normal College in China.

“We are pleased and proud to have these two highly qualified and talented individuals join the Pulse team at this time. As we continue to add breadth to our service offerings and depth to our technological platforms, Brett and Wen, together with the very skilled and experienced team here at Pulse, will help provide the management and technical leadership needed to move the Company forward and to support our customers’ future needs” said Herb Bellucci, President and CEO of Pulse Systems, commenting on the significance of the announcement.

About Pulse Systems

Pulse Systems provides precision laser machining of tubular metal components for the medical device industry, including implantable devices such as endovascular stents. Founded in 1998, the Company also supplies such value-added services such as laser welding, CNC machining, electropolishing, Nitinol shape-setting, and Class 10,000 cleanroom assembly. Pulse Systems specializes in rapid turnaround of prototype parts, and can support full production volumes through its ISO 13485:2003 and ISO 9001:2008 certified manufacturing operations. To learn more about Pulse Systems, please visitour website at

Herbert J. Bellucci, President & CEO
Pulse Systems
4090 Nelson Ave.
Concord, CA 94520
Email: [email protected]
Telephone: (925) 798-4080