• Increase font size
  • Default font size
  • Decrease font size

Amtech USA

Member Area
AMTECH About us
About Us
Who we are. How we work.
Welcome to AMTECH!

AMTECH USA is the cost-effective alternative for access to the Japanese and Asian industrial sales and marketing network worldwide.

Japanese business practices and culture are unique, relying on established, long-term relationships. Personal contacts are key ingredients in attaining success in this business world.

We eliminate many of the traditional language and cultural barriers to conducting business with OEMs and suppliers based in Japan and other Asian countries.

By way of an unparalleled depth of contacts, AMTECH ensures your direct communication with decision-makers and the subsequent opportunity to grow your business.

We are your introduction to this lucrative market. We invite you to learn more about AMTECH and how we can provide the coverage, resources and services required to make inroads with new customers based in Asia.

Company Overview

AMTECH USA is comprised of two divisions:AMTECH Overview

  • AMTECH International
  • AMTECH Material Systems

Each plays a unique role in providing you with assistance in growing your Japanese business.

For detailed examples of how our services have helped other companies increase their market share with Japanese and other Asian manufacturers, please see Case Studies.


AMTECH offers a proven track record and documented performance.

With AMTECH you can:

  • Improve revenues and profits
  • Increase sales productivity 
  • Enhance customer/supplier coverage in North America and Asia
  • Reduce SG&A costs
  • Acquire expertise in Japanese business, communication and logistics skills

In short, capitalize on AMTECH’s knowledge and reputation


Eric Heard , President

Mr. Heard has been part of the Japanese business market since 1978 when he joined Denso, a premier automotive supplier. He went on to assist TRW, Freudenberg-NOK and CMI International in growing and solidifying their business relationships with the Japanese business community. Along the way, Mr. Heard acquired the knowledge and experience necessary to understand Japanese business practices, culture and philosophy. He is also fluent in Japanese, allowing him to communicate clearly and directly with his Japanese counterparts.

Mr. Heard has assembled a team of talented associates to assist him in building AMTECH USA into one of North America’s leading automotive consulting groups and a major conduit for business arrangements between the East and West.