Saab Ericsson Space in Los Angeles

Saab Ericsson Space in Los Angeles Saab Ericsson Space, the leading space equipment supplier of Scandinavia, strengthened its ties with US space industry and inaugurated a second office on the US market, close to space industry customers and partners in the Los Angeles area, on 19 September. Mr Bengt Mörtberg, President of Saab Ericsson Space: "A major reason for opening a second office in USA is to be able to provide better support to our customers within the space industry for launch vehicles and satellites, but also to create an awareness of our products and product development. Since we now get closer to our customers it will make us able to coordinate trends and new business opportunities. We will also be able to strengthen our cooperation with our american subcontractors", continues Bengt Mörtberg. Michael E. Miller has been appointed general manager of both the L.A Office and the Washington DC Office. Michael will be responsible for the overall management operations including new business development, customer and partner relations, product engineering, sales and marketing activities. The inauguration was held in conjunction with the AIAA Space 2000 Conference. Saab Ericsson Space is an independent supplier of space equipment. The company develops and manufactures computers, antenna systems, microwave electronics, guidance and separation systems for launch vehicles, satellites and other spacecraft, and is world market leader in a number of its product areas. The headquarters are located in Göteborg. The company has a division at Saab in Linköping and subsidiaries in Austria and the USA. Employees number 650 and more than half of them hold master's or doctor's degrees in engineering. The company is owned by Saab and Ericsson. Saab is northern Europe's leading high technology company, mainly active in the defence, aviation and space industry, and offers advanced products and systems based on sophisticated information technology. The business areas within Saab are Infomatics, Aerospace, Dynamics, Technical Support and Services, Space and Aviation Services. Ericsson is the leading communications supplier, combining innovation in mobility and Internet in creating the new era of Mobile Internet. Ericsson provides total solutions covering everything from systems and applications to mobile phones and other communications tools. For further information, please contact: Iréne Svensson, Director of Communications tel. +46 (0)31-735 44 63. This information is also available at our web site ------------------------------------------------------------ This information was brought to you by BIT http://www.bit.se The following files are available for download: http://www.bit.se/bitonline/2000/09/21/20000921BIT00210/bit0001.doc http://www.bit.se/bitonline/2000/09/21/20000921BIT00210/bit0002.pdf

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