October 07, 2009 09:00 ET

ANADIGICS Expands Global Presence With New Tokyo, Japan Sales Office

Mr. Makato Takaoka Named New Japanese Country Manager for ANADIGICS

WARREN, NJ--(Marketwire - October 7, 2009) - ANADIGICS, Inc. (NASDAQ: ANAD), a leading global supplier for the communications markets, today announced the opening of an office in Tokyo, Japan, to support its local customers and develop valuable market opportunities within the local manufacturing community. In addition, ANADIGICS has appointed Mr. Makato Takaoka to the position of Country Manager for Japan.

Michael Canonico, Vice President of Worldwide Sales of ANADIGICS, Inc., comments, "ANADIGICS is tremendously excited to announce the opening of an office in Tokyo which, under the leadership of new country manager, Mr. Takaoka, will enable us to better serve our Japanese customers. This new sales office will provide greater depth of support by offering local RF applications support and expertise for new platforms that rely on ANADIGICS' high performance wireless and broadband products."

Mr. Makato Takaoka, who brings over 25 years of valuable Japanese market experience to his new position, has held senior sales positions at ST-Ericsson Japan, NXP Semiconductor Japan, Philips Electronics Japan and Fujitsu Components Japan and overseas.

Mr. Makato Takaoka adds, "The establishment of a dedicated Japanese office signifies ANADIGICS' commitment to the Japanese marketplace, which has a rich history of wireless and broadband innovation. Japan originally offered wireless Internet through NTT DoCoMo's i-mode as early as 1999, and today we are one of the countries most committed to WiMAX service rollouts through UQ Communications. ANADIGICS is now very well positioned to build on existing customer relationships while developing new opportunities for growth."

ANADIGICS' new Japan office is located at
Shinjuku Park Tower
N30th Floor,
3-7-1, Shinjuku,
Tokyo 163-1030,
Phone: +81.3 5326 3053      Fax: +81.3 5326 3001

For additional information on ANADIGICS visit: or phone: +1.908.668.5000. ext 5781.


ANADIGICS, Inc. (NASDAQ: ANAD) is a leading provider of semiconductor solutions in the rapidly growing broadband wireless and wireline communications markets. Founded in 1985 and headquartered in Warren, NJ, the company's award-winning products include power amplifiers, tuner integrated circuits, active splitters, line amplifiers, and other components, which can be sold individually or packaged as integrated radio frequency and front end modules. For more information, visit

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