Lenovo, with the support of Fleishman-Hillard Vanguard, opens the doors of its Jamato research labratory to Russian publications

Lenovo, one of the world’s leading personal computer manufacturers, with the support of Fleishman-Hillard Vanguard, has opened one of its research laboratories in Jamato, Japan to Russian business and IT publications.

The laboratory in Jamato serves as an incubator for new technologies; results of its various innovations are present in all of Lenovo’s products. For example, in 1992 the first ThinkPad was born at this laboratory. ThinkVantage Technologies, the complex program that has expanded the possibilities of the laptop computer, was also created here. The ThinkPad is recognized by professionals in the industry as the universal laptop for business, and it possesses awards from more than 2,000 leading publications (more than any of its competitors), including a review as a “near-perfect machine” in the magazine Wired.

The results of Jamato’s innovative activity are estimated as its true worth by professionals of the industry. The laboratory produced the first laptop, visited space with NASA, created the first CD/DVD-ROM drives built into laptops, presented the first module Wi-Fi, and has produced a large number of other components which can now be found in every modern laptop.

Lenovo operates seven research and development centers and 46 laboratories equipped with the most innovative technology. More than 1,700 engineers, researchers and scientists from Lenovo own 5,500 patents and have won hundreds of awards from colleagues in the industry. According to data from the agency IDC, Lenovo is the most quickly growing company in the personal computer market. In the second quarter of the 2010/11 fiscal year, Lenovo has reached 10.4 % of the world market share, having occupied fourth place in a rating of the industries players.

Lenovo is the international technological company formed as a result of the Lenovo Group’s acquisition of IBM’s division of personal computing systems. Being the world leader on the PC market, Lenovo develops, produces and sells the leading, reliable and high-quality personal computers which provide consumers all over the world with the tools they need to be more productive and more competitive.

PR support of Lenovo in Russia is provided by Fleishman-Hillard Vanguard.


Lenovo produces innovative, personal computers developed at a high technological level. The Lenovo business model is based on innovations, operational efficiency, conformity to the high standards of clients and investments in quickly emerging markets. Since Lenovo Group acquired the division of personal computers formerly belonging to IBM, the company has developed, produced and sold the leading reliable and high-quality personal computers which provide consumers all over the world with the tools they need to be more productive and more competitive. The major research centers of Lenovo are located in Jamato, Japan; in Beijing, Shanghai and Shenzhene, China; and in Raleigh, Northern Carolina, USA. More detailed information can be found at www.lenovo.com/ru.