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ELPRO Establishes New Subsidiary to Expand Presence in Japan

ELPRO announces a significant milestone in its strategic growth initiatives in Asia Pacific. In collaboration with Bosch and in close alignment with OOSUMI LOGISTICS, the Swiss company has established ELPRO Japan, formally named ELPRO Corporation, to enhance customer service and accelerate business growth in Japan. 


For over a decade, ELPRO has been represented in the Japanese market by their certified distribution partner OOSUMI LOGISTICS. Throughout this partnership, OOSUMI LOGISTICS established a strong customer base in the region. Their combined expertise and deep market penetration is the ideal foundation upon which to collaborate and expand ELPRO's continued growth in Japan.


We're really excited about getting more involved in Japan's pharmaceutical world. Having our own legal entity in such an important market, but also teaming up with Bosch and OOSUMI LOGISTICS, demonstrates how serious we are about providing great products, service and support to our customers in Japan.

Christoph Bamert, Chief Sales Officer at ELPRO

OOSUMI LOGISTICS will continue to serve its customer base and ELPRO will extend the collaboration in areas such as warehousing and logistics, supporting operational efficiency for customers.


Drawing on OOSUMI LOGISTICS’ extensive experience and network, together with ELPRO’s innovative technology in the pharmaceutical monitoring space, we sincerely look forward to further strengthening our partnership and building on our sustainable success through the establishment of ELPRO Japan.

Haruaki Yamakawa, Chief Executive Officer at OOSUMI LOGISTICS

In a significant move to bolster its leadership team, ELPRO is pleased to welcome Ayako Kurauchi in the key role of managing director for Japan. With a background in biochemistry and molecular biology, Kurauchi brings years of experience from her past roles in the pharmaceutical and cold chain logistics industries. Her acumen will be crucial in helping ELPRO grow and innovate in Japan.


Her expertise will be invaluable as we continue to innovate and elevate our offerings to meet the evolving needs of the pharmaceutical industry in Japan.

Yan Qin Yeo, Managing Director APAC at ELPRO

ELPRO's commitment to excellence, combined with its strategic collaborations and expert leadership, positions the company for continued success and expansion in the vibrant Japanese pharmaceutical market.




About ELPRO Japan
Founded in 2023, ELPRO Corporation is located in Chiyoda, Tokyo. It is a subsidiary of ELPRO Group AG. ELPRO offers the full solution and service portfolio in Japan.

About ELPRO Group
For more than 35 years, Swiss-based ELPRO, part of the Bosch Group, is a global solution provider for innovative environmental monitoring for the pharmaceutical, life science, biotech, health care and logistics industries. Technology based services, state-of-the-art data loggers, SaaS software platforms including data analytics, and GxP experts to support the system integration into your business processes, ensure efficiency and compliance throughout your supply chain. Thanks to innovative service models and cloud-based database solutions, ELPRO customers always have the right GxP-compliant monitoring solution for every application. ELPRO is ISO 9001 certified, operates ISO 17025 accredited laboratories according to SCS/NIST, and adheres to GAMP® 5 guidelines. Sales and technical support offices are located in Switzerland, US, Canada, UK, Germany, the Nordics, Benelux, Singapore and Japan. 
More information: www.elpro.com

OOSUMI LOGISTICS is a leading provider of pharmaceutical logistics and GDP services. With over a decade of experience, OOSUMI LOGISTICS offers comprehensive services such as temperature-controlled logistics and monitoring solutions to adhere to the stringent standards outlined in GDP (Good Distribution Practice). All to ensuring the safe and secure handling of pharmaceutical products throughout their journey in the supply chain. Their commitment to excellence in logistics and adherence to industry regulations make them a trusted partner for pharmaceutical companies seeking reliable and compliant transportation solutions in Japan.
More information: www.jgdp.co.jp

About Bosch
The Bosch Group is a leading global supplier of technology and services. ELPRO belongs to Bosch Service Solutions, a leading international provider of technology-based services with more than 10,000 associates worldwide (as of June 1, 2023). Since 1985, the Bosch division has been developing high-quality, integrated service solutions for companies in the automotive, logistics, healthcare and pharmaceutical industries, as well as communications technology. Bosch Service Solutions provides its services in 53 countries and in more than 40 languages. 
More information: www.boschservicesolutions.com