OurPet’s Partners With Japan’s Aplix IP Holdings
Fairport Harbor, Ohio-based OurPet’s Co. has announced a partnership with Aplix IP Holdings Corp., a Japan-based software and solution provider.
“We searched the world for the strategic partner who shares the same passion as we do and would closely work with us to bring these ideas to reality,” said OurPet’s CEO Dr. Steve Tsengas. “We’re fortunate to have found what we were looking for in Aplix of Japan, a world leader in Bluetooth and Wi-Fi design, development and manufacture of related components. OurPet’s and Aplix have invested extensive resources to develop new products fueled by smart technology and we look forward to collaborations that continue this development.”
The goal of OurPet’s agreement with Aplix is to employ the technology related to Bluetooth and Wi-Fi to develop products that satisfies pet owners’ growing need to communicate with their pets by providing a harmonious, healthful environment for the pet.
“Aplix is very excited to closely collaborate with the OurPet’s innovative team in the design/development of future product lines,” said Ryu Koriyama, Aplix president who has worked for Microsoft and NeXT.
“We have experienced rapid growth in sales and profits by means of a simple strategy—listening to pet owners and retailers and applying our extensive knowledge related to pet behavior, geriatrics and nutrition and the extensive engineering technology/manufacturing,” said Dr. Tsengas.