Seattle, WA and Bristol, United Kingdom – June 2, 2015 - Cray Inc. today announced the establishment of its European, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) headquarters in Bristol, United Kingdom. It will serve as a regional base for EMEA sales, service, training and operations, and as an important development site for worldwide R&D initiatives. The new headquarters will also provide the company with a centralized location for business engagements with new and existing customers.
“Bristol is a great city with leading universities, and is quickly becoming a technology hub with a number of large high-tech companies and startups and a skilled workforce. The city is an ideal fit for our growing company and we are excited to be a part of the Bristol community," said Peter Ungaro, president and CEO of Cray.
Cray has numerous supercomputing, storage and analytics customers across the EMEA market. In just the last year, several high performance computing organizations in the region have signed contracts for new Cray systems. These customers include the PDC Center for High Performance Computing at KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm, Sweden; the Met Office in the United Kingdom; the King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) in Saudi Arabia; Stalprodukt S.A., a leading global steel processor in Poland; and Petroleum Geo-Services, a global oil-and-gas company headquartered in Oslo, Norway.
Cray's global headquarters are located in Seattle, Washington, and the Company's manufacturing facilities are based inChippewa Falls, Wisconsin. Cray also has major offices in St. Paul, Minnesota; San Jose and Pleasanton, California; Austin, Texas; and Seoul, South Korea; and maintains sales and service offices in cities around the world.