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Kepware Opens Office in Japan

Kepware Opens Office in Japan

Tokyo location marks first international office for Portland, Maine-based software company

Portland, ME

7/14/2015 8:00 AM

Kepware Technologies, a software development company focused on communications for automation, today announced the opening of its Tokyo, Japan office. While the company has a solid foothold in more than 100 countries through channel partners, this marks the first international location for Kepware.

The office is located at 8F Pacific Century Place in the Chiyoda district of Tokyo, and led by Liem Le, International Sales Director, Asia Pacific, Middle East, and Africa (AP MEA), Kepware. The Tokyo office will focus on business development opportunities and building partner relationships.

"We are excited to announce the launch of our Tokyo office," said Brett Austin, President, Kepware. "Expanding Kepware’s presence in global markets and delivering regionalized software solutions are major initiatives over the next few years. With our Japan location, we will be able to interact more closely with both our customers and partners in the area, strengthening those relationships and supporting future growth."

Kepware’s Preferred Distributor in Japan, Kanto L-Engineering Co. (KLEC), will join the company during a press conference on July 15th at the TKP Tokyo-eki Yaesu Conference Center to discuss details about the new location. KLEC promotes, distributes, and provides support for all software solutions across Kepware's product portfolio.

"Kepware’s flagship product, KEPServerEX, leverages OPC and IT-centric communication protocols, making it the world’s leading communications platform for the industrial automation industry," said Choulho Kim, President, KLEC. "We are proud to partner with Kepware and provide distribution to the Japanese market. It is a great honor for us to be able to contribute to the expansion of Kepware’s global business, and we look forward to working closely with the Tokyo office."

For additional information about the Tokyo office, please visit www.kepware.com/japan.

About Kepware, Inc.
Kepware Technologies is a private software development company headquartered in Portland, Maine. Kepware provides a portfolio of software solutions to help businesses connect diverse automation devices and software applications. From plant floor to wellsite to windfarm, Kepware serves a wide range of customers in a variety of vertical markets including Manufacturing, Oil & Gas, Building Automation, Power & Utilities, and more. Established in 1995 and now distributed in more than 100 countries, Kepware's software solutions help thousands of businesses improve operations and decision making. Learn more at www.kepware.com.

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