James Thomas Engineering UK

opened its Asian headquarters in Hong Kong this week. The new HQ will cover Hong Kong, Macau, Malaysia, Taiwan, Thailand, Singapore, China and Japan.

The new office is headed by Philip J Walker, who has been based in the region for 10 years, supplying technology for the leisure, entertainment architectural and consumer industries.

JTE’s Tony Cameron says, “It’s great to have someone of Philip’s experience and knowledge onboard. The Asian market has enormous potential for us , and we’re confident it’ll be a great success”.

The deal was finalized early in the New Year. Walker was initially attracted to the vast application range of JTE’s Pixel range, its quality and its energy and power conservation properties, which are ideal for a number of forthcoming major architectural projects.

Walker comments, “The Asian market is picking up, and there’s plenty of positive feelings that the next few years will be see healthy commercial growth and expansion. The market for quality LED products is massive, and presence is the key to capitalising on this”.

James Thomas Engineering HK, will offer a full technical support network for all end-users of the Pixel Range products.