Brooks Automation acquires Japanese distributor

Chelmsford, Massachusetts–Brooks Automation, Inc., a supplier of tool and factory automation solutions for the semiconductor industry, today announced it has acquired the Daifuku Co., Ltd. Business Unit, which acts as distributor for its AutoSimulations Division software products, and made it part of Brooks Automation-Japan (BA-J).

The acquisition, which was structured as a purchase of substantially all the former Daifuku division’s assets, enables Brooks Automation, AutoSimulations Division, to provide direct sales and support for its integrated factory automation solutions to simulation and scheduling customers in Japan.

The majority of sales, service, and support personnel formerly of the Daifuku division have joined BA-J.


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