SOURCE: Wright Williams & Kelly, Inc.

November 16, 2006 10:00 ET

Wright Williams & Kelly Names UNI3 Sales Agent

Strategic Restructuring in Japan Strengthens Sales and Service

PLEASANTON, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- November 16, 2006 -- Wright Williams & Kelly, Inc. (WWK), a cost & productivity management software and consulting services company, announced today a strategic transition of its sales and support in Japan to UNI3 System Co., Ltd. This transition represents the continuation of WWK's strategic vision to provide increased sales and service support in close proximity to all of its customers, world-wide.

"Selastar Corporation has been representing WWK in Japan for the past several years," states David W. Jimenez, WWK's President. "They combine a comprehensive understanding of the region's high-tech climate with an extensive background in sales and support. As part of their strategic planning process, they have decided that their core competency is more aligned with hardware sales and support. For this reason, they have created a partnership with UNI3 System Co., Ltd., a dedicated software only sales and support organization, to further support WWK's software products and consulting services in Japan."

"We have been honored to represent the products and services of WWK," says Archie Ishikawa, President of Selastar Corporation. "We see a large demand for their software tools and consulting services designed to help optimize manufacturing costs and productivity. This transition will provide the best growth prospects for all our companies."

"We are very excited to add the products and services of WWK to our offerings," says Seiichi Nakazawa, President of UNI3 System Co., Ltd. "We are committed to making this transition as transparent as possible to our clients. As part of that commitment, Selastar's support staff for WWK has joined UNI3 System Co., Ltd."

UNI3 System Co., Ltd. is a privately held company offering advanced technology software products and services to the semiconductor, flat panel display, and other manufacturing industries. Established in March 2006, UNI3 System's management and engineering teams have extensive experience in the semiconductor industry, maintaining relationships with major equipment suppliers and semiconductor manufacturers. The company is able to provide solutions leveraging its market knowledge and technical know-how to best fit the customer's requirements and needs.

Selastar Corporation is a privately held company specializing in serving the Japanese semiconductor, LCD and other microelectronics-related markets. The company's product line includes instrumentation and components which are technologically innovative and capable of significantly enhancing the level of productivity in factory operations. The company's seasoned management team, consisting of staff who were formerly with TEL and Innotech, maintains a wide range of customer contacts and brings years of experience in distribution of such products in Japan.

With more than 3,000 users worldwide, Wright Williams & Kelly, Inc. is the largest privately held operational cost management company serving technology-dependent and technology-driven companies. WWK maintains long-term relationships with prominent industry resources including International SEMATECH, SELETE, Semiconductor Equipment and Materials International (SEMI), and national labs and universities. Its client base includes most of the top 20 semiconductor manufacturers and equipment and materials suppliers as well as leaders in nano-technology, MEMS, thin film record heads, magnetic media, flat panel displays, and solar panels.

In addition to its professional consulting and market research services, WWK's product line includes TWO COOL® for detailed process step level cost of ownership (COO) and overall equipment efficiency (OEE), PRO COOL® for process flow and test cell costing, Factory Commander® for full factory capacity analysis and activity based costing, and Factory Explorer® for cycle time reduction and WIP planning. Additionally, WWK offers a highly flexible product management software package that helps sales forces eliminate errors in product configuration and quotation processes.

Contact Information

  • Contact:
    Wright Williams & Kelly, Inc.
    David Jimenez

    UNI3 System Co., Ltd.
    Seiichi Nakazawa
    +81 3-6913-4680