Ubisense, Van Meter partner in North America

Ubisense Group plc (AIM: UBI) and Van Meter Inc. have formed a strategic partnership to aid the advancement of smarter manufacturing processes in North America, the companies said.

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.

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 helps manufacturing, communications and utility companies improve operational efficiency and boost profitability. Founded in 2002, it is headquartered in Cambridge, England, with operations in North America, France, Germany, Japan, Korea and Singapore.

Van Meter distributes electrical and mechanical supplies and solutions.