Software Developer Kepware Opens Office in Japan - Global Trade Magazine
  July 23rd, 2015 | Written by

Software Developer Kepware Opens Office in Japan

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  • Tokyo marks first international location for Kepware, developer of automation communications software.
  • Kepware exec: With our Japan location, we will be able to interact more closely with customers and partners in the area.
  • Kepware provides software to help connect diverse automation devices and software applications.

Kepware Technologies, a software development company focused on communications for automation, recently announced the opening of an office in Tokyo, Japan. This marks the first international location for Kepware. The company already sells into more than 100 international markets through channel partners.

The Tokyo office will focus on business development opportunities and building partner relationships.

“We are excited to announce the launch of our Tokyo office,” said Brett Austin, the company’s president. “Expanding Kepware’s presence in global markets and delivering regionalized software solutions are major initiatives over the next few years. With our Japan location, we will be able to interact more closely with both our customers and partners in the area, strengthening those relationships and supporting future growth.”

Kepware Technologies is a private software development company founded in 1995 and headquartered in Portland, Maine. The company provides software solutions to help businesses connect diverse automation devices and software applications in a variety of settings from factories to wind farms.

“Kepware’s flagship product, KEPServerEX, is the world’s leading communications platform for the industrial automation industry,” added Choulho Kim, president of Kanto L-Engineering Co., Kepware’s preferred distributor in Japan. “We are proud to partner with Kepware and provide distribution to the Japanese market. It is a great honor for us to be able to contribute to the expansion of Kepware’s global business, and we look forward to working closely with the Tokyo office.”