Point Grey expands Asian operations with new office in Japan

DECEMBER 7, 2009--Located in Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo, the office is managed by Michael Kadoma, who is responsible for business development in Asia.

DECEMBER 7, 2009--Point Grey (Richmond, BC, Canada; www.ptgrey.com), a developer of advanced digital camera systems, has officially opened its new office in Tokyo, Japan.

Located in Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo, the office is managed by Michael Kadoma, who is responsible for business development in Asia. The office will provide firsthand support to Point Grey's network of authorized distributors in Japan, Korea, China, Singapore, and Taiwan. Kadoma will work closely with distributors in Asia to strengthen existing customer relationships and identify new business opportunities. Orders, product inquiries, and technical support will continue to be handled by distributors locally.

Kadoma joins Point Grey after working for several years at a provider of vision systems and software. Prior to that he gained 13 years of experience working in Asia in the factory automation and machine-vision industries, most notably as director of business development and country manager for one of the pioneers of smart cameras and software.

"We are very excited to open an office in Japan and welcome Michael Kadoma to our team," says Vlad Tucakov, director of sales and marketing at Point Grey. "Establishing this office demonstrates our deep commitment to maintaining Point Grey's growth in Asia. We strongly believe our distributors and Asian customer base will benefit from Mr. Kadoma's extensive experience in machine vision and factory automation."

-- Posted by Vision Systems Design, www.vision-systems.com

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