HZO Opens Executive Office in Japan

Posted on January 6th, 2014 by

DRAPER, Utah–(BUSINESS WIRE)–HzO, Inc. (www.hzo.com), the leader in next-generation solutions that protect electronics from liquid and corrosion, has expanded its international operations to include an executive office in Japan. Located in Yokohama at the south of Tokyo, the office will provide a gateway to future and existing business partnerships in one of Japan’s largest technology centers.

“As part of HzO’s continued global expansion, establishing operations in Japan will provide local device makers and manufacturers with easy access to HzO’s unique partnership ecosystem,” said Sergio Leveratto, chief sales and marketing officer at HzO. “With HzO emerging on multiple high-volume consumer and industrial wearable technology platforms, our market data has identified additional opportunities to drive sales and business partnerships in Japan. HzO will continue its global expansion throughout 2014.”

HzO’s proprietary nanotechnology solution creates a thin film barrier that protects electronics from the inside out. HzO delivers scalable end-to-end solutions for original equipment manufacturers (OEM’s) seeking to meet consumer demands for device protection while maintaining flexibility in design. HzO is a technical partner in developing and implementing its licensable, liquid and corrosion protection technology in consumer electronics, industrial and life sciences industries.

“This new office is going to accelerate our development of strategic partnerships in this important region,” said Wataru Nishimura, vice president and general manager of HzO Japan. “There are many talented leaders within our organization who are fluent in the Japanese language and business practices. Establishing a formal office in Yokohama will place full-time technical and business personnel with a deep understanding of our business in the center of many of the world’s largest electronics companies. This allows us to produce prototypes, coat efficient designs and secure licensing opportunities for increased speed to market.”

HzO’s Japan-based operations are located at Yokohama Landmark Tower 20F, 2-2-1 Minatomirai, Nishi, Yokohama, Kanagawa 220-8120, Japan. Email japan@hzo.com for more information on partnerships, applications and licensing opportunities.

For more information about HzO’s proprietary technology and its application process, visit www.hzo.com.

About HzO, Inc.

HzO is changing where people use electronics. As the total solutions leader in submersible thin film protective technology for any kind of electronic assembly, device or component, the company’s end-to-end solution has already scaled to high volume applications that produce millions of protected devices annually. HzO has set the world standard in full submersion protection against all kinds of liquids and corrosives. Winner of the 2012 CES Innovations Design and Engineering Award, the 2013 Stevie Award for Best New Product, and Best Technology and Best in Show Awards at Wearable Tech Expo in 2013, HzO has been named one of the Top Ten Emerging Nano-Companies in the U.S. Visit hzo.com for more information.

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