Newly signed Ubisense reseller wins strategic auto-manufacturing account in Korea
Cambridge, UK – November 12, 2015 – Ubisense Co. Ltd. (Ubisense Korea), the recently established reseller partner to Ubisense Group plc (AIM:UBI), a leader in enterprise location intelligence solutions, has announced the win of a strategic new account; Hyundai Motors.
Ubisense Co. Ltd. has secured a contract to deploy Ubisense Smart Factory at Hyundai’s future factory facility in Namyang, Korea. Hyundai will be using Ubisense Smart Factory to enable advanced factory operations including automatic vehicle identification, product-sensitive tool control and optimised asset management.
Ubisense Smart Factory is a production-proven manufacturing optimization solution that leverages Ubisense’s best-in-class Real-Time Location System (“RTLS”) to reduce waste and lower the cost of complexity in automotive assembly. At the Namyang plant, some 96 Ubisense RTLS sensors will be deployed, along with Smart Factory software applications Explorer, Virtual Station and Smart Device.
“This is particularly exciting development for Ubisense,” said Richard Green, Ubisense Chief Executive Officer. “Not only does this win add yet another global Automotive OEM to the list of Ubisense Smart Factory users, but deployment at the Namyang plant should demonstrate our manufacturing solution for future roll-out across the Hyundai group.”
Other Ubisense manufacturing customers include BMW, John Deere, Volkswagen and Airbus. The Ubisense Korea win is doubly significant, as it demonstrates the ability of Ubisense to deliver on its stated strategy to increase its expansion through key reseller partnerships.
Ubisense (AIM: UBI), a global leader in enterprise location intelligence solutions, helps manufacturing, communications and utility companies improve operational efficiency and boost profitability. Ubisense location intelligence systems bring clarity to complexity, enabling customers to revolutionize their operational effectiveness in a measurable way. Founded in 2002, Ubisense is headquartered in Cambridge, England, with operations in North America, France, Germany, Japan, Korea and Singapore. For more information visit: www.ubisense.net