GRIMSBY, Ontario—March 26, 2019—Cimcorp, a manufacturer and integrator of turnkey robotic order fulfillment and tire-handling solutions, announces it will open a new office in Chennai, India, in June 2019, in response to the growing demand for automation in the Indian tire industry. The new Indian office will support Cimcorp's growth strategy, strengthening the company's position as a leader in automated material handling for tire manufacturing and enabling better and faster service for its customers in the Asia region.
According to Masatoshi Wakabayashi, CEO of Cimcorp, "The decision to expand our presence into India is a logical step at this point. We chose Chennai as our new office location as it will enhance our ability to serve both current and future customers in India. The facility will also be our customer support location for Indian clients, expanding the comprehensive service network we provide in partnership with our parent company, Murata Machinery, Ltd."
Cimcorp has appointed Pekka Natri as Head of Operations in India. Natri has extensive experience in international business, particularly in the Indian market—first during the 1990s and then for a longer period in 2007-2011. "I am excited to step into this role and help Cimcorp reinforce its presence in the Asian market," said Pekka Natri.
As well as being responsible for locating Chennai as Cimcorp's new office base, Natri has been working alongside local recruitment specialists to find the best people for the India team. Natri said, "This is a tremendous opportunity for Cimcorp's growth and for me personally. I am confident that with the competence and professionalism of our Indian personnel, we can support our customers and enable them to focus on their core business better than ever before."
Regarding Natri's appointment, Wakabayashi said, "Pekka Natri demonstrates strong leadership and expertise, making us certain that this investment will provide an immediate, positive impact—not only for our customers, but our employees as well."
Cimcorp Group — part of Murata Machinery, Ltd. (Muratec) — is a leading global supplier of turnkey automation for intralogistics, using advanced robotics, material handling and software technologies. As well as being a manufacturer and integrator of pioneering material handling systems for the tire industry, Cimcorp has developed unique robotic solutions for order fulfillment and storage for the food & beverage, retail, e-commerce, fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) and postal services sectors. Together with its parent company, Cimcorp boasts a worldwide network of service locations. Designed to reduce operating costs, ensure traceability and improve efficiency, these systems are used within manufacturing and distribution centers in over 40 countries across six continents. For more information, visit http://www.cimcorp.com.
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