Yamatake to distribute Cypress Envirosystems' line in Japan

May 13, 2009

SAN JOSE, Calif--Cypress Envirosystems, a subsidiary of Cypress Semiconductor Corp., has announced it has signed a distribution agreement with Yamatake Corporation of the azbil Group. Under the agreement, Yamatake will distribute, sell and service Cypress Envirosystems’ portfolio of wireless sense and control products in Japan. Cypress Envirosystems’ solutions covered by the agreement include the wireless gauge reader, wireless steam trap monitor, wireless freezer monitor and wireless battery monitor, all of which save energy and improve productivity in existing buildings and manufacturing plants.

“Cypress Envirosystems’ wireless sense and control technologies are low-cost, easy-to-implement and non-invasive, all of which are important in today’s market,” said Taro Sento, director of marketing for the Measurement and Instrumentation Business Unit at Yamatake. “In the current economy, many of our customers are limiting new spending while trying to obtain the maximum energy efficiency and productivity in their facilities.”

“With its long-established manufacturing base and infrastructure, Japan represents a significant market opportunity for Cypress Envirosystems products,” said Harry Sim, CEO of Cypress Envirosystems. “Yamatake has excellent customer relationships, and its strong focus on saving energy and improving productivity is a perfect fit for us. Just as important, it has the local field expertise to provide engineering, installation and service coverage throughout all regions of Japan.”