[Release]SATO Opens Representative Office in the Philippines
Singapore, 1 April 2014 – SATO Asia Pacific, a leader in barcode printing, labelling and EPC/RFID solutions, today announced the official opening of its representative office in Manila, Philippines.
SATO offers an extensive range of barcode and RFID solutions ranging from hardware (thermal printers, scanners, hand labelers), software, consumables (labels, tickets, tags, wristbands, ribbons) to maintenance services which cater to a myriad of industries including Manufacturing, Transport and Logistics, Healthcare, Retail and more. Recognizing that the Philippines is one of the fastest growing economies in Asia, SATO has decided to expand its global network of offices across more than 20 countries, by establishing a representative office in the Philippines.
“Since 2004, SATO has started building its presence in the Philippines by establishing a network of business partners to reach out to the market. We are confident that the establishment of our representative office would help us better understand our customers’ needs which would in turn benefit our customers greatly as we will be able to not only bring our superior products and solutions to them faster but also provide them solutions that bring greater value to their businesses. We hope that by being closer to our customers, this will also help SATO further strengthen our foothold in this rapidly developing country.” said Lim Yee, Managing Director, SATO Asia Pacific Pte. Ltd.
According to Nobutaka Kobayashi, Chief Representative Officer of SATO Asia Pacific Philippines Representative Office, “Over the past years, we’ve established great collaborative relationships with our business partners. By setting up a representative office in the Philippines, we will be able to provide better and timelier support to our partners in catering to the market. We also hope that with a local presence in the Philippines, we will be able to better cater to the diverse AIDC needs across the different industries and be able to contribute towards the country’s economy.”
A full range of AIDC Solutions that SATO offers in the Philippines can be found on www.satoasiapacific.com.
SATO is a pioneer and leading global provider of integrated Automatic Identification and Data Collection solutions that leverage barcode and RFID technologies. SATO manufactures innovative, reliable auto-identification systems and offers complete solutions to businesses by integrating hardware, software, consumables and maintenance services. SATO’s solutions enable businesses to realize precision, labor and resource savings that help preserve the environment and deliver peace of mind to consumers. All of which contribute to the development of a sustainable world.
||SATO ASIA PACIFIC PTE. LTD.
PHILIPPINES REPRESENTATIVE OFFICE
||Nobutaka Kobayashi, Chief Representative Officer
||23/F GT Tower International 6813 Ayala Avenue Makati City
Founded in 1940, SATO is publicly listed on the first section of Tokyo Stock Exchange in Japan. It has sales and support offices in over 20 countries and is represented globally through a world-class network of partners. For the fiscal year ended March 31, 2013, it reported revenues of JPY 87,256 million (US$ 1.0524 billion). More information about SATO can be found at www.satoworldwide.com
*Conversion is based on an average exchange rate of 1 US Dollar = 82.91 Japanese Yen.
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