Wacom relocates US HQ to Portland

The digital pen maker celebrated a ribbon cutting ceremony yesterday at their new Pearl District offices set to officially open in June.

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Now occupying the top 3 and ground level floors of the brand new Pearl West building, Wacom Americas celebrated the opening of their new offices with a ribbon cutting ceremony and a visit from their president and CEO Masahiko Yamada from the company’s headquarters in Japan.

…Wacom’s move across the Columbia, where their US operations had been headquartered since 1989, brings 200 jobs to Portland’s burgeoning tech industry. Wacom will maintain a presence in Vancouver with its repair center, photography and video editing studios.

(READ MORE: Portland Mercury)

Wacom PR Manager Doug Little told OB  the company was “looking for something in a more creative environment.” Read more in the Must Read, “Short Take: Wacom Moves to Pearl District.

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