The new office is located in Yokohama, a major commercial hub of the Greater Tokyo Area.
Noritaka Tsuru, previously a vehicle development expert – with more than 30 years’ experience at Nissan, General Motors, and Faurecia – will lead the operations in Japan as Managing Director.
Segula Technologies will deliver a full range of services in Japan, mainly within the Automotive and Rail sectors, covering the full scope of skills from design to manufacturing engineering.
The company will collaborate with the biggest players in the automotive industry, especially Japanese and Asian original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and Tier1/2 suppliers. Rail companies will also be amongst its main customers.
Thanks to Segula Technologies’ global resources and local know-how, Segula Japan Ltd. will benefit from our international Design and Engineering excellence.
The key strengths of Segula Japan will be:
- International Creative Design
- Japanese Engineering
- Global capabilities in Engineering, Test & Validation, and Production Engineering
A number of high profile engineers in the areas of Vehicle Development, Powertrain, Electric Vehicles and Software have joined the Japanese team. The company targets reaching over 80 core engineers in Japan within two years.
Noritaka Tsuru says: “By combining the global expertise of Segula Technologies and the development of a Japanese subsidiary – close to its customers in Japan – Segula Japan Ltd. will become a key partner within the industry, bringing competitive Innovation in Design and Engineering to a higher level.”
This new location is part of the Group’s overall growth strategy. Operating in more than 30 countries, Segula Technologies aims to increase its international development especially in Asia where the group already supports – in India and China – the evolution of the automotive market.