Tamura-Europe Limited (Headquarters; Hopton Industrial Estate, London Road, Devizes, Wiltshire SN10 2EY, United Kingdom) are pleased to announce the completion of the acquisition of Calne, Wiltshire in UK based transformer manufacturer Romarsh Ltd.
Tamura-Europe Ltd. is one of the main operating divisions of the Tamura Corporation a company based and listed in Japan. Tamura Corporation is a world-class manufacturer of high quality electronic components for the global industrial, telecom and consumer markets. Tamura Corporation has global sales of Yen77.5b (USD790m) and employs 7,000 people. Tamura serves 3 primary market segments:- Electronic Components (including transformers), Electronic Chemicals and Soldering Systems, and Information Equipment.
The acquisition marks a major step in Tamura-Europe Ltd's continuing expansion in the manufacture of medium to large size transformers and reactors for traction, safe and renewable energy markets. Tamura-Europe Ltd has geographical responsibility for Europe. Middle East and India, with offices in the Czech Republic, France, India and Italy
Tamura Corporation has a long standing capability to design and manufacture smaller transformers. The Group have made the strategic decision to move into the design and manufacture of larger wound components and the acquisition of Romarsh provide them with both design and manufacturing capability to help achieve this goal.
Romarsh Ltd will retain its name and continue to operate from the Calne site as a separate subsidiary company of Tamura-Europe Limited retaining the existing staff and management
Tamura Europe Ltd. (formerly known as Tamura Hinchley Ltd.) have a very long association with Wiltshire and had major manufacturing facilities in the Devizes area from 1949 until 2002 when a the rapid decline in their market for small transformers forced them to cease manufacturing in Devizes. The Company maintained it's Registered office and headquarters and administration, sales and design facilities in offices in Hopton Industrial Estate whilst expanding it's operations in Europe.