Hioki’s India and Japan leadership, while unveiling the FA 1220-22 Tester, mentioned India as a critical market for the company
Hioki, Japan has recently flagged off the shipment of the first Made-in-India Hioki In-Circuit Tester FA 1220-22. This was a special occasion, as this is the first time, the company has manufactured anything outside its home country Japan.
“Its a milestone moment for us here at Hioki Japan. At the same time it is a clear indication of how we see India as a market. Together with Maxim SMT, we will contribute to India through manufacturing and enhance our sales,” said Masamitsu Miyashita, Director of Test System, Hioki Japan.
The equipment was manufactured in India at the MAXIM SMT manufacturing facility. Notably, MAXIM SMT has been partnering with Hioki to manufacture Hioki test fixtures since 2021.
Masamitsu Miyashita, Director of Test System, Hioki Japan along with Tomohiko Iizuka, MD-Hioki India, flagged of the first shipment. With this first made in India equipment, Hioki is initiating a transformative journey, solidifying their commitment to technological advancement on a global scale, specially the market potential of India.
The India manufactured system exemplifies, the combination power of the Japanese precision quality and the Indian manufacturing prowess. This state-of-the-art technology promises to revolutionize industries, ensuring efficiency, sustainability, and unparalleled performance.
“This is a first outside Japan. India is not just a big market but also a centre point of innovations in electronics manufacturing which will enable the world of tomorrow. We will keep contributing our bit to the success of the world and to that of India,” said Tomohiko Lizuka, MD-Hioki India.