IntelCore Technologies to become Verrillon Inc.

July 8, 2002--IntelCore Technologies Inc. announced that it is changing its name to Verrillon, Inc. in conjunction with the company's move to a new, larger headquarters facility in North Grafton, MA.

IntelCore Technologies Inc. announced that it is changing its name to Verrillon, Inc. in conjunction with the company's move to a new, larger headquarters facility in North Grafton, MA. The name change and move represent significant milestones for the producer of specialty optical fiber.

Dr. Abdel Soufiane, founder and CTO of Verrillon, notes the significance of the new name. "We are focused on developing and manufacturing new, innovative fibers for key photonics OEM," says Soufiane. "We feel that the name Verrillon, derived from a French word connoting precision glasses, more clearly articulates our culture, technical focus, and strategic vision."

The name change will become official on July 15, 2002.

Verrillon's new, larger headquarters is dedicated to the development and high-volume production of specialty optical fiber. The facility features world-class draw towers, multiple glass fabrication systems, a clean room environment, and state-of-the-art test and reliability labs.

Bill Beck, Verrillon's president and chief executive officer, explains that the new facility is a key part of its strategic plan. "We continue to see growing demand for a wide variety of advanced optical fibers that improve performance, increase yields, and provide new network functionality and manufacturing process automation," says Beck. "Our new facility immediately increases our development and manufacturing capacity and allows us to provide photonic OEMs with the technical and economic differentiation they need to win in the market."

More information on Verrillon Inc. (North Grafton, MA) will be available on the company's new website, launching on July 15 or by calling 508-890-7140.

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