GLP has appointed the company Fourleaf Inc to handle its market leading LED and
discharge lighting fixtures in Japan.

Described by GLP’s Sales Director, Asia, Søren Storm as “young, hungry and with a
high energy level’ he adds that Fourleaf has further credentials in that the company
already has in-depth knowledge of the catalogue, and the existing users in the

The change in distribution arrangements was essential to maintain and boost the
high level of visibility and market penetration in Japan. “We have already seen a
fantastic start to 2016 and we are confident that we are about to experience our
best year ever in the territory,’ he predicts.

To further boost this, Fourleaf can expect close regional support from both Søren
Storm himself and colleague Michael Muenz, GLP General Manager, Asia. “We will
support Japan the way we have always done,’ he promised, “with regular visits to
Japan, where we can visit all the key accounts, and partake in seminars and
exhibitions.’ Operating on the same time zone as Japan, they can provide daily
support on technical as well as sales issues.

With concert touring forming GLP’s key market, Fourleaf has already been
aggressively targeting the local rental market, with the entire impression X4 series
of products causing particular interest, and the X4 Bar 20 starting to take off.

“We are already seeing the benefits of Fourleaf’s appointment, with several of our
products getting specified on a regular basis for major concert tours,’ concludes
Søren Storm. “But in addition to the rental market, the company will also be
targeting fixed installations.’

Said Fourleaf president and CEO, Shinichi Kikukawa, “We are delighted to be
handling GLP, as they are the first company to have made a success with LED
moving lights. In fact we have been attracted to their products for a long time
because of their stylish design, extreme brightness and functionality.

“We believe we will be able to raise the profile, and the fact that with little in the
way of time difference GLP will be to service any requirements in real time. When it
comes to support their personnel are way ahead when compared with other

Lead image caption: Left to Right: Monica Kato, Udo Kuenzler, Michael Muenz,
Shinichi Kikukawa, Søren Storm, Hidehiko Hayashi, Ryosuke Kono and Chiemi