Hamada of America Closing, Safety Net in Place
FLINT, MI—03/30/09—Mid-State Litho posted a notice on its website regarding the future of Hamada of Japan's operations in the United States. It in part reads: "By now some end users and industry insiders have likely heard the news that Hamada of Japan will be closing their North American branch office, Hamada of America, effective March 31st, 2009. Hamada of Japan will be taking over much of the workload handled by the American branch. . .There is now a safety net for end users. American equipment dealers have pooled their resources and are now networking our entire parts inventory on a national level. This will cut down on lead times for part orders which now come direct from Japan.
To read the full text of the notice, click here.