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Scanfil and the leading global provider of material handling equipment have signed an agreement covering development and production of connectivity modules for them to be able to connect their existing and future products.
The agreement is a result of the strategic partnership that Scanfil and Sigma connectivity earlier announced. The agreement includes product development, prototyping, production, and aftermarket services and involves Scanfil's factories in Malmö and Suzhou and Sigma's development center in Lund.
"This agreement with our customer further increases the cooperation between our companies on a long-term basis. It also proves that our strategic partnership with Sigma Connectivity has strengthened our ability to support our larger global customers with our complete offer of services throughout the entire product lifecycle in an area where time-to-market is of the highest importance," says Kristoffer Asklöv, VP, Strategy & Business Development, Scanfil.
"Our strategic partnership with Scanfil is the reason we acquired this customer. We can now support our new customer, a world-leading logistics and material handling company, throughout the whole process of connecting and modernizing their business," says Björn Lundqvist, CEO, Sigma Connectivity.
Scanfil is an international contract manufacturer and system supplier for the electronics industry with 40 years of experience in demanding contract manufacturing. Scanfil provides its customers with an extensive array of services, ranging from product design to product manufacturing, material procurement and logistics solutions. Vertically integrated production and a comprehensive supply chain are the foundation of Scanfil’s competitive advantages: speed, flexibility and reliability.
Typical Scanfil products include mobile and communications network devices, automation system modules, frequency converters, lift control systems, analysers, various slot and vending machines, and devices related to medical technology and meteorology. Scanfil services are used by numerous international automation, energy, IT and health service providers, as well as companies operating in the field of urbanisation. Scanfil’s network of factories consists of 11 production units in Europe, Asia and North America. The total number of employees is about 3,650.
About Sigma Connectivity AB
Sigma Connectivity is a design house and consultancy in one, and has since being acquired from Sony Mobile in 2013, successfully increased the number of active engineers from 180 to over 500. With the R&D investments Ericsson made in Lund during the 80s and 90s, Sigma Connectivity partner up with world-leading organizations, continually pushing the boundaries of technology to deliver connected solutions.
Because life and business depend on better connectivity.