Aster and Accucraft have released the following statement:
We at Aster Hobby and Accucraft Trains are happy to announce our upcoming collaboration.
With over 60 years of combined experience, we hope to continue to bring top quality models to the live steam community. In our collaboration, Aster Hobby will provide the design, quality assurance and services on Aster brand models. With their guidance, Accucraft Trains will utilize its manufacturing capability and expertise to produce these models to their specification and standard. Our goal is to continue the proud tradition of both companies for many years to come.
Mr. Susumu Fujii and Mr. Bing Cheng
Source: Aster (via myLargescale.com)