Zuken announces broad expansion in the Americas

$30 to $50 million investment will increase Zuken’s role in the design community

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27 August 2013 – Westford, MA, USA – Zuken, a global leader in electronic design automation software, has announced that it will invest $30 to $50 million in its U.S. based operation over the next three years. The Americas expansion will be anchored by a new Zuken innovation center located in Silicon Valley.

David GullicksonDuring the past 10 years, we have steadily and consistently grown our North American business. This investment represents an acknowledgement of our success and allows us to take our business to the next level. The additional resources that this investment provides will allow us to promote our technology to a broader audience within the Americas and increase our business at a more rapid rate.

David Gullickson
General Manager of Zuken Americas

Zuken plans a September opening of its new innovation center. The office will provide local engineering resources to better support the needs of the Americas' design community and function as a customer conduit into Zuken’s R&D organization. The site will expand over the next three years to a staff of more than 30 engineers.

Jinya KatsubeZuken is committed to this investment and to expanding our role in the American market. Establishing an R&D center in the U.S. provides us with a platform to better respond to the needs of our customers in the Americas.

Jinya Katsube
Chief Operating Officer of Zuken Inc.

As part of the expansion, a new partnership program will be launched to focus on identifying and developing technology partnerships that will ultimately benefit the electronic design community. Zuken will also launch a new website in September offering regional content, including news and event information tailored to the Americas audience.

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