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September 10, 2015

Michael Murphy Hired as New Sales Manager - Americas

Sputtering Components, Inc. of Owatonna, Minnesota, USA is pleased to announce the addition of Michael Murphy as Sales Manager – Americas to their sales team.  Mike comes to SCI with an impressive background in the thin film industry. 

Michael Murphy

As a graduate of physics from Wilkes University in Pennsylvania, he started his career as a physics teacher then became a process engineer for Corning Glass Works in New York. Following other advancements, Mike worked his way up to Vice President of Sales & Marketing for Target Materials, Inc. where he had great success in sales and management. More recently, Mike has been the owner of MDM Consulting in Columbus, Ohio where he advises thin film clients on business plans, operations, sales management, and technical issues.

“We’re very excited to have Mike join our sales staff,” said John Schmeling, Director of Sales for Sputtering Components.  “He’ll bring a great deal of knowledge and sales expertise to our team with his extensive background in the thin film industry. He also understands the importance of delivering exceptional customer service.” 

Mike can be reached at

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