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Accelerating growth with opening of new office in Chennai, India

Mar 26, 2019 Cimcorp Headquarter

Cimcorp establishes an office in Chennai in response to growing demand for tire industry automation in India

Ulvila, Finland – Manufacturer and integrator of turnkey robotic handling solutions, Cimcorp opens its new location in Chennai, India, this June, enabling the company to serve Asian customers better and faster.

An addition to the group’s existing locations in Asia, the new Indian office supports Cimcorp’s growth strategy. According to Masatoshi Wakabayashi, CEO at Cimcorp, “The decision to expand our presence into India is a logical step at this point. Our office is located in Chennai to enhance our ability to serve both current and future customers in India. The facility will also be our customer support location for Indian clients,” he continued, “enabling us to expand the comprehensive service network we provide in partnership with our parent company, Murata Machinery Ltd.”

Cimcorp’s decision to establish a base in Chennai is a response to growing demand for automation in India’s tire industry strengthens the company’s position as a leader in material flow automation for tire manufacturing.

Our office is located in Chennai to enhance our ability to serve both current and future customers in India.

Pekka Natri appointed as the Head of Operations in India

Cimcorp has appointed Pekka Natri as Head of Operations in India. Natri has a long track record in international business, and has worked in India before – first during the 1990s and then for a longer period in 2007-2011. “I am excited to step into this role and help Cimcorp to reinforce its presence in Asian markets,” said Pekka Natri.

As well as being responsible for finding the perfect location, near customers, Natri has been working alongside local recruitment specialists to get the best people for the company’s Indian team: “This is a tremendous opportunity for Cimcorp’s growth and for me personally,” he said. “I am confident that, with the competence and professionalism of our Indian personnel, we can support our customers to enable them to focus on their core business even better than before.”

Masatoshi Wakabayashi said,

Masatoshi 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.”

About Cimcorp

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.

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