One of the leading US manufacturers of backup power generator has selected Netbiter gateways as their hardware platform for remote monitoring and control. The solution will be used by the manufacturer of power generators for lifecycle management and service of the generators deployed by a broad customer base around the world.
Netbiter will be used for remote monitoring and control of diesel powered generators for the "Electrical Power" division. The initial usage for these generators is "Rental Power Units" as well as "Portable Power Units" within industrial applications. These devices will ultimately be used in applications such as "Retail Power", "Construction", "Mining" and "Telecom". An initial order of USD 0.8 m has been received and the total business volumes for 2016 is estimated to USD 1.5M m.
"Netbiter was an ideal fit and we are very pleased they have chosen to use our gateways for remote monitoring and control", says Kevin Knake, Executive Vice President & General Manager of HMS North America. "Remote monitoring will give this customer online access to their power units which will result in reduced downtime and faster problem resolution."
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This information is such that HMS Networks AB (publ) is required to disclose in accordance with the Swedish Financial Instruments Trading Act and/or the Swedish Securities Market Act. The information was submitted for publication at 10.00 CET on May 4, 2016.
HMS Networks AB (publ) is a world-leading supplier of communication technology for industrial automation. Sales amounted to SEK 702 million in 2015. Over 90% of these sales were to customers located outside Sweden. All development and the major portion of manufacturing are carried out at the head office in Halmstad, in Nivelles Belgium and in Weingarten Germany. Sales offices are located in Japan, China, Germany, Denmark, India, UK, USA, Italy and France. HMS has approximately 450 employees and produces network interface cards and products to interconnect different networks under the trademark Anybus® and IXXAT® and products for Remote Management under the trademarks eWON® and Netbiter®. HMS is listed on NASDAQ-OMX Nordic Exchange in Stockholm in the category Mid Cap, Information Technology.