The story of quasar
Quasar specializes in the manufacture of products for the medical device market, catheters, electronics and disposables.
Founded in Hong Kong in 1988 by Boaz Amitai, the company was created to serve as a connection between its European, American and Israeli customers and Chinese electronics manufacturers.
Following four years of acquiring in-depth experience and insight from working with Chinese manufacturers, the growth of its customer base in new fields led to a significant expansion, and a factory was established in Shenzhen, China in 1992. In 2005, Boaz passed the reins to his son Ayal, who now lives with his family in Hong Kong.
Quasar provides its customers with a full turnkey solution for the entire production process, from the transfer-to-production stage (which is performed by Quasar Israel), through the production process itself to the product delivery.
Quasar is distinctive in its proven ability to manufacture in China, resulting in significant advantages (in costs, manpower, timing), in tandem with its advanced engineering technology, international quality standards of production, and strict control in the field of IP.
Quasar’s inimitable engineering and technological capabilities, such as microscope assembly and clean-room manufacturing, have made it a market-leader in the area of manufacturing medical devices; and its clientele includes large, international companies.
Quasar has branches throughout the world. Its factory in Shenzhen, China, currently employs approximately 1,000 employees and extends over an area of 10,000 square meters. Now under construction, an additional expansion has led to a brand new, advanced manufacturing facility in Dongguan, China, which will open in the coming year. With headquarters located in Hong Kong and the engineering team located in Israel, Quasar employs expert engineers in all of its choice disciplines.
Ayal Amitai | Managing Director
Mr. Ayal Amitai was appointed Managing Director of Quasar in 2005, having joined the firm in 1999. Prior to taking on the leadership of the company, he was Marketing & Sales Director of Quasar USA from April 2002 to July 2005, and Marketing Sales Manager Israel & EU for Quasar Engineering from 1999 to 2002. Mr. Amitai served in a number of functions in the IDF (Israel Defense Forces) and holds an LLB from Keele University in England.
Dagwin Decru | Plant Manager
Dagwin Decru was appointed Plant Manager of Quasar in February, 2017. As the company’s Plant Manager, Mr. Decru is charged with the oversight of our electronic and mechanical assemblies used in medical device products.
He has held several key management positions over the past 14 years, focused on the highest quality plant management in the automotive industry in China.
Mr. Decru moved to China in 2003, soon taking over the role of General Manager in a joint venture between a Chinese company and a top Fortune 500 American company. Since then, Mr. Decru has held several positions as General Manager for various companies in China, most recently responsible for 3 production plants and a sales office in Shanghai, implementing significant growth strategies for that company. Originally from Belgium, Mr. Decru holds a degree in Mechanics from the Technicum of Antwerp in 1982.
Shlomi Rom |
Director, Business Development
Mr. Shlomi Rom joined Quasar in 2013, following ten years with PCB Technologies. Mr. Rom has brought with him an in-depth knowledge and understanding of the business, in terms of both Operations and Sales and Marketing. Mr. Rom served as Overseas Sales and Marketing Manager and Production and Planning Manager at PCB Technologies. Prior to PCB, Mr. Rom was a business consultant for companies in a wide range of industries. He holds an Industrial Engineering degree from the Braude Institute and an MBA from the University of Haifa in Israel.
David Ben Shitrit |
Global Engineering Director
Mr. David Ben Shitrit joined Quasar in 2015. With 25 years of experience in engineering, operations and R&D, Mr. Ben Shitrit most recently held the role of Manager of Electronics and Control of the R&D and engineering department at Amiad Water Systems. Prior to that, he was VP of engineering at Aquatron Robotics and Manager of R&D, as well as the Engineering Manager at Afimilk. Mr. Ben Shitrit holds a Practical in Electronic Engineering, a BA in Economics and Management from Tel-Hai College and an MBA from the University of Haifa in Israel.
Amir Zana | Global QA Director
Mr. Amir Zana joined Quasar in 2014 as Global QA Director. With over 18 years of global expertise in international corporations as QA Director, Mr. Zana has brought with him comprehensive knowledge and management experience in the field of QA and QC. Mr. Zana’s extensive experience in a variety of industries such as EMS, electronics and medical devices, has confirmed his achievements in competitive excellence in 6 sigma deployment, SPC (statistical process control), DOE (design of experiments) and more. Mr. Zana holds a BA in Electronics from the Israel Open University and holds several certifications in the field of QA from the Technion, Haifa and the Standards Institution of Israel.
Tony Gong | QA Director
Mr. Tony Gong joined Quasar in 2015 as its Quality Assurance Director. With over 19 years of operations and quality assurance experience in the automotive industry, consumer products and medical device business for multinational Fortune 500 companies, he held the posts of Quality Assurance Director at ITT (Tianjin) and Operations Manager at TE (Shenzhen). As Motorola and CAQ certified Black Belt of lean 6-sigma, Mr. Tony Gong brings a great deal of meticulous knowledge to the company. He has wide experience in the medical device and automotive business quality systems management, including leading his team to be awarded the ISO 13485 certificate and passing FDA audits . Mr. Tony Gong holds a BA in Mechanical Design from Nanjing University of Science and Technology in China.
Michael Wang | Operations Director
Mr. Michael Wang joined Quasar in 2014 with over 20 years of manufacturing and operations leadership experience in a variety of industries; such as electronics, automation equipment, semi-conductor and IT industries. Michael has taken on responsibilities for key areas in operations which include R&D, NPI, manufacturing, and lean & 6 sigma deployment. Mr. Wang’s focus is on applying lean methodologies and eliminating waste throughout QUASAR’s Value Stream, by leading multiple manufacturing and transactional Kaizen events. Deliverables include improving efficiency, resource utilization, yields and quality to maximize customer value added and business expansion. Mr. Wang holds a BS in Industry Electrical Automation from Inner Mongolia Polytechnic University, and an MBA from Pacific States University.
Wendy Mak |
Senior Customer Service Manager
Ms. Wendy Mak joined Quasar in 1992, after graduating the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators. She has been creating and fostering a positive work environment in which frontline employees receive the motivation, coaching, tools, and direction they need to deliver the highest levels of customer satisfaction. For over 24 years, Ms. Mak has brought the highest level of service and quality objectives on a consistent and sustained basis at Quasar. Ms. Mak holds a Bachelor of Business (in Administrative Management).
Linda Tung | HR Director
Ms. Linda Tung joined Quasar in 2011, with 10 years of Human Resource Management experience in large scale international organizations. Prior to Quasar, she served as HR manager at Flextronics (a Fortune 500), and at JE, one of the world’s largest providers of motors. A skilled HR expert with extensive experience in the structure, development and management of a global company, Ms. Tung brings the most updated practices in her leadership of the HR department, upgrading processes and organizational changes. Ms. Tung holds a BA in Human Resource Management.
Thomas Lam | CFO
Mr. Thomas Lam joined Quasar in 2008 as our Chief of Finance. He has been working in auditing and accounting for over 25 years. Mr. Lam started his career in auditing and rapidly advanced to the commercial realm as manager for companies ranging from local trading to multinational manufacturing concerns. Mr. Lam graduated from Matriculation level and is a fellow member of ACCA – an accounting profession in the UK.
Frank He | Vice General Manager
Mr. Frank He joined Quasar in 2004. With over 15 years of management experience in the field of operations, Mr. He possesses a rich knowledge in the fields of electrical appliances and medical devices. In addition, he has brought his extensive experience in ERP systems, supply chain management and quality management as well as logistics worldwide. Mr. He holds a BA in Mechanical from CUMT University and an MBA from SUFE University.