ARM (Nasdaq: ARMHY), today announced the opening of its Beijing office, focused on supporting Partners and leveraging opportunities in the market.
The ARM Beijing office will serve as a sales and marketing resource for China and is strategically located to provide regional support for the ARM Partners located in Beijing. These Partners include fabless chip designers, Chinese IC design centers, universities and academic research organizations, foundries, OEM manufacturers and other third parties.
Today's official opening ceremony will be attended by industry and government leaders, including Stephen Timms, Minister of State for Energy, e-Commerce and Postal Services of the UK Government; Tudor Brown, COO of ARM; and Jun Tan, president of ARM China. The Beijing office will serve as a local hub for ARM in helping its Partners achieve success by providing intellectual property that enables local companies to reduce their time to market and create competitive high-value products and solutions based on the ARM architecture. ARM opened its first office in Mainland China, ARM Consulting (Shanghai) Co. Ltd., a wholly owned foreign enterprise, in Shanghai in July 2002.