Cambridge, UK – February 11th, 2016 – Ubisense Group plc (AIM:UBI), a leader in enterprise location intelligence solutions, and Van Meter Inc, a major electrical and mechanical product distributor, have formed a strategic partnership to aid the advancement of smarter manufacturing processes in North America.
The alliance between Ubisense and Van Meter is founded on the two companies’ complimentary product offerings. Ubisense produces a world-leading Real-Time Location System (RTLS), and Van Meter supplies extremely high-quality services and support for electrical and mechanical products.
There is also a strong geographical advantage for both businesses, who already serve mutual end-customers in the OEM market with facilities throughout the Midwest area of North America.
“This alliance cements a fantastic opportunity for both businesses,” said Tom Rodgers, Head of RTLS Sales at Ubisense. “We are really excited to be partnered with Van Meter - we’ve worked together on successful projects in the past, and both organizations are committed to delivering the most fit-for-purpose products and services that OEM’s need.”
Van Meter and Ubisense are each award-winning, best-in-class businesses, committed to supporting OEMs and Manufacturers as they maintain and upgrade their manufacturing environments. With this new partnership, both companies are well positioned to continue helping North American manufacturers through the gradual adoption of smarter processes – both on and off their assembly lines.
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
About Van Meter
Van Meter is a leading distributor of electrical and mechanical supplies and solutions. It strives to provide customers in the industrial, commercial, contractor, utility and OEM markets everything they need to succeed. Van Meter offers best-in-class fulfilment rates, same-day delivery and technical expertise, all aimed at improving your company’s bottom line. Van Meter has more than 425 employee-owners across 14 locations in Iowa. To learn more, visit www.vanmeterinc.com