NEW YORK CITY - Asahi/America, Inc., announced the addition of Patrick Higgins to its business development team. Higgins joined Asahi/America on August 19, 2019 as business development manager for high purity products in the Central and Eastern regions of the US.

Higgins brings more than 20 years of direct sales, distribution, and rep management with him to Asahi/America, where he will work closely with the company’s sales team on sales efforts and engineering specifications.

Higgins' extensive background includes experience in the semiconductor and wafer manufacturing industries, as well as chemical process control and OEM tool development. Additionally, he holds a degree in mechanical engineering, and an MBA.

Higgins resides in the greater New York City area and can be reached via email at or by phone at 617-833-5972.