Closing of Seido's Publications Department
To all Seido customers;
The Publications Department was established in 1965 to
develop and publish English materials. Since then we built a
strong bond with our users, thanks to their support, feedback
and trust. We are very grateful for the continued
patronage of so many teachers, schools and booksellers.
However, we regret to inform you, on short notice, that the
Publications Department of Seido Foundation for the Advancement
of Education will cease its operations as of the end of March
2012. This is part of a restructuring plan, in part
related to the Foundation's application for a new legal status,
which will involve, among other things, concentrating more
exclusively on certain areas of our activities, to the exclusion
As result of the new government guidelines for foundations,
Seido has to apply for acquisition of a new status, which also
means restructuring. The board of directors has decided to
concentrate efforts in the language teaching division.
Though official approval for the new status is expected for
April 2013, the Board decided with difficulty to discontinue its
Publications Department already this year, to facilitate the
We ask for your understanding in this matter, and regret any
inconvenience this may cause.