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SPEEDLINE TECHNOLOGIES FORMS ALLIANCE WITH TAMURA FA SYSTEM CORPORATION
August 23, 2004
Speedline Technologies, Inc. has entered into a new sales and marketing alliance with Tamura FA System Corporation for the Japanese market. Under the terms of the alliance, Tamura will market Speedline's industry leading Accuflex ad AP Excel stencil printers under the MPM/Tamura brand in Japan. The firm will also provide local service and support to Japanese customers as an extension of Speedline's worldwide support infrastructure. "As the market leader for reflow and wave soldering equipment in Japan, Tamura's highly skilled staff understands the challenges manufacturers face throughout the assembly production process," said Pierre de Villeméjane, president and CEO, Speedline Technologies, Inc. "With this announcement, we are excited about working with Tamura FA System Corporation as our companies cooperate to provide a new and invaluable resource for product, process knowledge, solutions and services for customers throughout Japan." Tamura FA System Corporation is headquartered in Sayama City, Saitama Japan, and has 155 employees throughout Asia, including Singapore, China and Japan. Speedline Technologies, Inc. is headquartered in Franklin, MA, and has employees and distributors throughout Asia. With a strong service and sales organization throughout the region, the Speedline Asian team will be interfacing directly with Tamura for this important sales and marketing alliance.