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B&R Opens Subsidiary in Japan
B&R Industrial Automation Posted 11/04/2014
Automation provider now has 24 wholly owned affiliates worldwide
Leading provider of automation technology B&R is proud to announce the opening of its 24th subsidiary – B&R Japan, headquartered in Yokohama and led by Masashi Ono.
"Japan is one of the toughest markets in the world, but we're ready," says Ono. "We're confident that Japanese customers will enjoy working with us, and we look forward to showing them all the exciting things that our innovative portfolio and automation expertise can do for their business."
As one of B&R's strengths is its strong local presence, B&R Japan starts with a full team of sales, application and support engineers to care for Japanese customers at their locations and in their own language. B&R has an impressive 30-year record of continuous growth and has proven its dedication to innovation.
"With the strength of open technology and international standards as well as a network of subsidiaries and partners in over 70 countries, B&R is a solid partner for Japanese companies looking to compete with the top players on a global scale," says Ono.
B&R company profile
As a global leader in industrial automation, B&R combines state-of-the-art technology with advanced engineering to provide customers in virtually every industry with complete solutions for machine and process automation, motion control, HMI and integrated safety technology. With industrial fieldbus communication standards like POWERLINK and openSAFETY as well as the powerful Automation Studio software development environment, B&R is constantly redefining the future of automation engineering.
B&R Industrial Automation, Inc. North America, based in Atlanta, GA, has been working closely with its customers since 1987. Since then, B&R North America has continuously grown as a sales and support organization through both direct sales offices and B&R’s unique Automation Partner distribution network. Today, B&R North America has a network of more than 20 offices throughout the USA and Canada and is there for its customers locally.