Industry > Company details: mergers, acquisitions, distributors

Underground rail to be upgraded

24 September, 2008

Andrew has won a major contract to upgrade the existing communications infrastructure on one of Singapore’s mass rapid transit rail lines to support a third-generation wireless network — the first 3G service for an underground radio network in Singapore.


RFID acquisition

30 July, 2008

Impinj has acquired Intel’s RFID operation, a business created by Intel’s New Business Initiatives incubator and which developed the R1000 RFID reader chip.


Meter monitoring network

26 June, 2008

Coronis Systems and CMC Ekocon have announced a partnership to deploy Coronis wireless technology in the first large-scale automatic metering network in Eastern Europe.


Solar-powered recharger for mobile devices seeks local distributor

26 October, 2007

An engineer from Korea is seeking Australian and international distributors for his solar-powered mobile device rechargers, which he expects will change the way we use mobile devices.


New regional service centre opened in Singapore

15 October, 2007

Aeroflex has opened a regional service centre in Singapore that enables the Aeroflex Test Solutions (ATS) division to provide instrument service support to its users within the major growth markets in Asia.


Global distribution agreement

26 September, 2007

Electronic component distributor Digi-Key Corporation and Nearson have signed a global distribution agreement.


New distributors

23 August, 2007

Fluke Australia has announced three new distribution agreements. The newly formed Testing Equipment Solutions (TES) has been appointed the distributor of Fluke precision measurement instruments in Queensland, while NSW distribution will be handled by IPI. Triple Point Calibration (TPC) will service Victoria, Tasmania, South Australia, Northern Territory and Western Australia.


Distributor appointed

21 August, 2007

Trio Smartcal has a new role as the distributor for Agilent Technologies for Qld, NSW, ACT, Vic and Tas. Also covered will be defence accounts in SA. Trio Smartcal will sell Agilent’s ‘basic instrument’ range of general-purpose test and measurement products.


Technical support and sales centre opened

27 July, 2007

Radio Frequency Systems (RFS) has announced the official opening of its new technical sales and support centre in Warwick, England.


Name change for Rosemount

24 April, 2007

Emerson Process Management has announced a name change for the company’s TankRadar gauging systems from Saab Rosemount to Rosemount.


More power and name change to GS1

11 September, 2005

A name change and the grant of a 4 W licence were two of the highlights of the EAN's (now GS1 Australia) Impetus 2005: Vision in Progress: Global Standards and RFID conference in Melbourne


TIGER opens second eye across Tasman

11 August, 2005

TIGER - the Tasman International Geospace Environment Radar - is taking a much larger bite at southern skies following the opening in February of its second radar base in Invercargill, New Zealand


Hotspot Global announces marina Wi-Fi partnership

17 November, 2003

Wi-Fi clearinghouse, Hotspot Global has announced a key partnership to deliver 'Broadband for Boats' around Australia.


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