In a letter dated 12/27/11, Jun Hasegawa, president and CEO of Vertex Standard, has announced that the company is ending its four-year-old joint venture with Motorola. The letter states,
…we have decided to transfer the Vertex Standard LMR business to Motorola and focus on Amateur, Marine and Air-band business. The effective date for this reorganization will be January 1, 2012.
Other details include:
- The name of the company will revert to Yaesu Musen.
- The company will be wholly-owned by the founder’s family.
- The name of the operation in the U.S. will be Yaesu USA, and there will be no change in management or in address and phone numbers.