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Exclusive distributor of Evident (Olympus) solutions in Ireland – meet the Mason Technology Evident Team

As the exclusive distributor of the complete range of Evident products and solutions in Ireland, the Evident Team at Mason Technology is highly experienced and possesses a diverse blend of knowledge to support the range of business sectors in which we operate.

Our sales consultants, Gordon, Chris, Jenny, and Sinead, specialise in microscopes from both the sales and product support perspectives. Stephen and Ian are our NDT engineers, look after the sales and development of our non-destructive testing (NDT) offerings in Ireland. Additionally, Michael, our internal sales specialist, provides day-to-day support, while Damien, our specialist service engineer, focuses on servicing and repairs.

Gordon Wright

Sales Manager

“As the sales manager for the Evident team in Mason Technology, I am very passionate about the experience the team delivers to our customers. I have 36 years of experience working in the field of microscopy both in sales and service.  My mantra has always been, ‘let me fully understand your problem and we can work on the best solution together’. Trust is central to all my relationships, both with colleagues and customers.”

E: gwright@masontec.ie

P: 087 834 1277

Connect with Gordon on LinkedIn

Sinead Quinn

Technical Sales Consultant

Dr Sinéad Quinn joined Mason Technology in 2017 following the completion of her PhD at the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland. Sinéad also holds a master’s degree in Imaging and Microscopy from University College Dublin. Dr Quinn’s research was on molecular medicine, neuroscience and electrophysiology focussing on remyelination of axons in patients with multiple sclerosis and the role of ion channels and steroid hormones in polycystic kidney disease. Sinead’s academic experience is a great resource to support customers with application problems or microscopy difficulties.

E: squinn@masontec.ie

P: 087 119 9461

Connect with Sinead on LinkedIn

Damien Coogan

Service Engineer

Damien Coogan joined Mason Technology in 2014 as a service engineer in the laboratory technical support (LTS) team. Damien’s team are responsible for microscopy in the clinical, pharmaceutical, academia, medical device and research market sectors. In 2015 Damien assumed the primary role of microscopy engineer for Mason Technology. This includes service, calibration, and maintenance. Damien is now backed up by 3 additional engineers and the software solutions team. All our microscopy engineers have been trained at the Olympus Academy.

Jenny Lanigan

Senior Technical Sales Consultant

Jenny Lanigan joined Mason Technology in 2011. As a senior technical sales consultant for Evident (formerly Olympus), she heads up the sales activities for microscopy and digital imaging in the clinical, pharmaceutical, academia, medical device and research market sectors from Dublin and across the West of Ireland. Jenny is an expert when it comes to pharmaceutical applications and clinical diagnostic laboratories where she has focused on building long-term relationships.

E: jlanigan@masontec.ie

P: 087 051 3063

Connect with Jenny on LinkedIn

Michael Rice

Internal Sales Specialist

Michael Rice joined Mason Technology in 2021 as an internal sales specialist with the Evident team. Michael graduated with a BA in Microbiology from Trinity College Dublin. Michael provides a great support network for customers and colleagues. With the communication skills he has developed through previous roles and his training in Evident, Michael is more than happy to help identify solutions to any customer concerns.

E: mrice@masontec.ie

P: +353 1 4154406

Connect with Michael on LinkedIn

Stephen Smith

Sales Engineer

Ian Farley joined Mason Technology in 2023 as an NDT Sales Engineer, supporting customers in aerospace, pharmaceutical and medical device manufacturing, R&D and scrap recycling among other areas, with a product specialty in Evident’s XRF analyser range, and a focus in Northern Ireland. Ian has a technical background with a BA in Physics and experience in sales of photonic components. He makes customer success a priority and will work with you to find the best solution for your application needs.

E: ifarley@masontec.ie

T: +353 87 396 9854

Connect with Ian on LinkedIn

Chris Bradley

Northern Ireland Sales Manager

Chris Bradley joined Mason Technology in 2007 as a product specialist for Evident microscopy and has since been promoted to the Northern Ireland Sales Manager. He has trained in Evident (formerly Olympus) and has extensive knowledge of the products and applications. Chris graduated from Queen’s University Belfast with a BSC in Biological Sciences. His broad application knowledge is a huge asset to the team, and he often assists in installations, training, or demonstrations where this knowledge benefits the customer.

E: cbradley@masontec.ie

P: +44 (0)79 201 87868

Connect with Chris on LinkedIn

Stephen Smith

NDT Sales Engineer

Stephen Smith joined Mason Technology in 2020 as the NDT sales engineer for Olympus’ SSD range of products, holding responsibility for a wide range of inspection equipment for analytical instrumentation (ANI/XRF), remote visual inspection (RVI) and non-destructive testing (NDT). Stephen has 8 years’ experience as an NDT engineer and holds a PCN Level 2 Certification. Stephen brings a strong technical background to provide support to customers from aerospace to pharmaceutical, power generation, manufacturing and engineering.

E: s.smith@masontec.ie

P: 087 407 4176

Connect with Stephen on LinkedIn


Mason Technology is the Evident Distributor in Ireland – hear from our clients

Evident customer in Ireland - Dublin Aerospace

“As a long-time user of Evident (Olympus) NDT equipment, I first came across Mason Technology when Evident appointed them as the official distributor of their NDT equipment and Stephen Smith got in touch to introduce himself.  It is fair to say that I have not looked back since. Stephen is quick to respond to my queries and I can trust him to be honest and frank even when he knows the response is not what I want to hear.

Stephen will always keep me informed of new products or updates that he thinks would be of interest to me and because he has a very clear understanding of the Evident products and my market, he is usually correct.

When our equipment needs to be calibrated, Mason Technology look after the whole process for us making it as pain-free as possible.”

Pat Murray, Level 3 NDT Manager, Dublin Aerospace Ltd

“The support from Mason Technology and the Olympus (now Evident) products we have purchased have been a part of my journey ever since I started in NUIG nearly 20 years ago. Their support, knowledge and patience has always been welcome and much needed at times! We have gone from basic laboratory microscopes to a digital age and the latest digital slide scanners, at every step we have appreciated their support. As we move to a new era it will be with confidence that you and your team will guide us through any new innovations and challenges ahead.”

Mark Webber, Senior Technical Officer at the School of Medicine of NUI Galway

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