April 30, 2012 03:00 ET

Ubisense Delivers RTLS Solutions in Japan and Korea With Strategic Partnership With Geoplan kk

CAMBRIDGE, UNITED KINGDOM and TOKYO, JAPAN--(Marketwire - April 30, 2012) - Ubisense and Geoplan kk sign a strategic partnership to deliver real-time location solutions to manufacturing companies in Key Asia markets of Japan, Korea and China.

Leading Korean and Japanese automotive manufacturers have selected the industry standard location aware manufacturing solutions from Ubisense for delivery in plants across Asia. Ubisense has geared up with local technical resource and a strategic partnership with Geoplan kk to enable rapid delivery and system deployment.

The strategic partnership has already delivered systems to a large Korean auto manufacturer and is well resourced to deliver systems to customers in Korea, Japan and China. In addition to providing key project management and technical resource for project delivery, the partnership will provide local language and time zone support for installations in the region.

Tsunehiko Nishizawa, CEO of Geoplan kk said: "we are excited about expanding the Ubisense delivery capacity in Asia and extending their reach into some of the world's largest automotive manufacturers."

David Theriault, Asia Business Development for Ubisense, said: "working with qualified engineers from Geoplan kk has allowed us to make deliveries in record time and allows us to expand our presence with some of the world's largest manufacturers and their suppliers in the region. With approaching half of the world's cars manufactured in Japan, Korea and China, project delivery capability is strategically important for our business here."

About Geoplan kk

Geoplan kk has been consistently working on providing lifecycle management solutions for infrastructure projects, including the process of facility planning, design, construction, maintenance and regeneration since its foundation in 1997.

Geoplan kk has become a total solution provider to aggregate excellent services and products to embody sustainable asset management that assist our global customers as well as domestic customers. For more information visit: http://www.geoplan.co.jp/english/index.html.

About Ubisense

Ubisense, the market leader of location solutions, delivers mission-critical enterprise asset tracking and geospatial systems. The company's location technology provides more than 500 customers worldwide with unprecedented visibility of, and control over, previously intractable business processes. Ubisense is headquartered in Cambridge, UK, with offices in the USA; Canada; France; Germany; Singapore; and Korea. For more information visit: www.ubisense.net.

Contact Information

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