Investing in Japan
US manufacturer of analyzing equipment ECI Technology establishes Japanese subsidiary in Yokohama
Jun 02, 2017
The American analyzing equipment manufacturer ECI Technology Inc., established a Japanese company, ECI Japan K.K., in Yokohama, Kanagawa in July 2016.
ECI Technology has been engaged in manufacturing and sales of analytical plating solutions equipment used for copper wire in semiconductors since its founding in 1987.
The company has sales networks in Europe and Asia (Thailand, Singapore, Vietnam, the Philippines, China and Hong Kong) and has recently established subsidiaries in Korea and Taiwan. With the establishment of a subsidiary in Japan, the group expects to enhance services for existing customers as well as develop operations and expand sales in the Japanese market.
For the establishment of the subsidiary, the JETRO Invest Japan Business Support Center (IBSC) provided support to ECI Technology including consultation (registration, visa, tax matters and labor affairs), advice regarding real estate, human resources and logistics and referral to municipalities.