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Micware Locates North American Headquarters in Dublin, Ohio

Micware Co. Ltd., a Japanese automotive software development company specializing in navigation systems, plans to relocate its North American headquarters to Dublin, Ohio.

According to Columbus 2020, the new North American headquarters and technical center will allow the company to focus on the development and design of software for automotive infotainment systems.

“Having a presence in the Columbus Region will allow us to be closer to the U.S. automotive industry and a world class connected and autonomous vehicle ecosystem,” said Kenji Narushima, President & Representative Director at Micware Co. Ltd.

“We are aiming to change the way that navigation services are performed in the market. Evolving our navigation systems to include technology like AI is the future, and we are looking forward to supporting that work in the Columbus Region,” Narushima added.

“Having innovative companies like Micware in the City of Dublin not only confirms the importance of our city’s investments in smart technologies, but also our position as an attractive place to locate a cutting-edge technology company,” said Dana McDaniel, city manager at the City of Dublin.

“The Columbus Region continues to lead the way as a place for Japanese companies to locate and thrive in the U.S. market, and we are excited to welcome a company like Micware that’s transforming the traditional auto industry,” said Kenny McDonald, President & CEO at Columbus 2020.

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