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AUSTIN, Texas Optimal Electronics Corporation of Austin, Texas, formed a strategic partnership with B-Global Technology of Penang, Malaysia. The companies are collaborating for support, business development, and future product development.
Optel, a service provided by Optimal Electronics, creates automated production scheduling, materials management, component traceability, and manufacturing-floor control. B-Global's team supports existing Optel customers throughout Asia as the exclusive distributor. In addition, they will lead future Optel implementations, working closely with the support organization. Optimal Electronics will, in turn, drive business development for B-Global solutions in the Americas.
The partnership is based on leveraging solid customer relationships in different locales, said Newt Hamlin, CEO of Optimal Electronics. The software companies address manufacturing trends as part of a complete line, taking into account most of the factors that yield or hinder efficiency. Matt O'Malley, CEO of B-Global, noted that improving the entire manufacturing flow has consequential ramifications for high-volume Asian customers in particular.