WITec Opens Branch Offices in Japan and Spain

September 14, 2012

WITec GmbH (Ulm, Germany), a manufacturer of optical and scanning probe microscopy systems, has opened new regional offices in Japan and Spain. Both

WITec GmbH (Ulm, Germany), a manufacturer of optical and scanning probe microscopy systems, has opened new regional offices in Japan and Spain. Both offices will provide sales operations, pre- and after-sales technical support, customer event organization, and product demonstrations.

The WITec office in Japan is located at the Kanagawa Science Park (Tokyo, Japan) and is headed by Keiichi Nakamoto. Nakamoto has more than 20 years of experience in scanning probe microscopy and was head of a research and development group at the JEOL SPM division (Tokyo, Japan).

WITec’s office in Spain is located in Barcelona and will primarily serve the Spanish and Portuguese markets. The office is headed and managed by Elena Bailo, a former member of the WITec service and support team.

“As our business continues to grow across the globe, we are very excited about the potential of the new offices for our business development in the future,” said Joachim Koenen, co-founder and managing director of WITec. “Japan and Southwest Europe are important territories for us and the new offices are the perfect example of how we are expanding our geographic footprint in order to provide better local service for our customers.”