Optex has opened its new European headquarters’ in the Netherlands to better serve and support security customers throughout mainland Europe.
The new facility, located under 10 miles from Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, was opened with a launch event attended by OPTEX senior management including CEO Toru Kamimura and Executive Officer and Head of Security business Mac Kokobo, as well as sales, marketing and technical teams from across Europe.
The new office will provide account management, service and support base in Europe for new and existing customers, and will be managed by Masaya Kida, Managing Director for OPTEX EMEA.
“Europe represents a hugely important security market for us,” says Masaya. “And this new facility helps support our commitment to further growth and expansion throughout the region, ensuring we have the right resource in the right location to support our customers, service new business and deliver exceptional customer support at every stage.”
Additionally, Mark Cosgrave, OPTEX Divisional Manager for Western Europe, Ryotaru Shimizu, Product Manager for Security EMEA, and Eelko Griepink, Area Sales Manager for Benelux will also be based in the new office.
“We’ve enjoyed substantial growth in Europe over the last few years, and we will continue to grow our team to ensure to sustain this,” Masaya adds. “This new office will help ensure we can continue to meet the ever-changing needs of integrators, distributors and end users alike with our leading security technologies and solutions.”
The new office adds to OPTEX’s existing network of European security offices and stocking facilities already in operation in France, Poland, United Kingdom and Germany, as well as representatives based in Italy, Spain and Romania.