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SCANDINOVA ESTABLISHES SUBSIDIARY IN JAPAN

April 20, 2018

News Release

SCANDINOVA ESTABLISHES SUBSIDIARY IN JAPAN, OPENS OFFICE IN TOKYO

UPPSALA, SWEDEN, April 20, 2018. ScandiNova Systems, a world-leader in new-generation pulsed-power systems, today announced the establishment of ScandiNova Systems K.K. effective 1st of April, 2018. At the same time, the company opened an office in central Tokyo.

ScandiNova has been operating in Japan since 2006 via a well-functioning collaboration with its local agent SCETI K.K. As the Japanese market has become increasingly important for ScandiNova and its customers demand a stronger local presence, the company has now established a Japanese subsidiary – ScandiNova Systems K.K.

Representative Director and President of the new company is Mikael Lindholm, founder and Senior Vice President, Sales & Marketing, ScandiNova Systems AB.

The new CEO of ScandiNova K.K., Osamu Yushiro, has 20 years’ experience in the RF power field, including specific knowledge of Klystron-based systems. Yushiro joined ScandiNova Systems AB in November 2017 and started his new assignment on 1st of April, 2018.  

The Japanese market for pulse-power systems is in an exciting phase, displaying great potential in research as well as radiotherapy and industrial applications. The need for modern solid-state modulators with ScandiNova’s attributes of high reliability and performance combined with compact size is thus substantial.

Having the new company in place further boosts ScandiNova’s already strong local support and increases its knowledge of the growing Japanese market.

Mikael Lindholm, Senior Vice President, Sales & Marketing, ScandiNova Systems AB says “I am very proud of our establishment in Japan, which I am convinced will benefit our customers. Yushiro’s background and valuable experience provide us with a solid platform for implementing high-quality solutions for our clients.”

ScandiNova K.K, CEO Osamu Yushiro comments “It’s a great pleasure for me to start operations in ScandiNova Systems K.K. I believe that ScandiNova’s excellent pulse-power products can make good inroads into the accelerator, medical and industrial markets in Japan.”

News Release, Japanese version

For more information, please contact:

Erik Sundström, Head of Communications, ScandiNova Systems AB
+46 70 395 33 95
erik.sundstrom@scandinovasystems.com


About ScandiNova

Thanks to its breakthrough technology, ScandiNova is a world leader in the development and production of Pulsed Power Systems with high power levels. The company’s product range covers pulse modulators, generators, turnkey radio frequency (RF) systems and e-gun modulators, all equipped with Solid State technology.

These systems have key functions in several research-based applications and radiotherapy, as well as in cargo inspection, non-destructive testing, industrial X-ray, sterilization and other industrial uses.

More than 95% of production is exported to clients in 33 countries, mainly in Europe, Asia and North America. ScandiNova Systems AB, a spin-off from Scanditronix, was founded in 2001 by individuals with long commercial and technical experience in pulsed-power applications. The company, which has its head-office in Uppsala, Sweden, has 60 employees plus sales representatives in key regions around the world.

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