Basingstoke, UK Acte Components is to distribute and design-in Siemens' GSM products and technology for industrial applications in the UK and Ireland, the four Nordic countries and Poland. The agreement is between Lagercrantz Group, the holding company for the Acte operating companies and Siemens Information and Communication Wireless Modules.
Stein Thorvaldsen, president of Lagercrantz Electronics, said “Their need to develop a strong partnership with a skilled distributor, makes Siemens a natural choice for our company. We are a key part of their growth strategy and will take part in developing and supporting the expanding industrial communication market.”
Mike Collen managing director of Acte in UK, said “Acte has demonstrated aggressive growth and ability to gain customers' acceptance in the area of industrial communication with strong focus on GSM/GPRS. Siemens' desire to develop their business by addressing customer needs for telemetry and M2M solutions in Europe was a prime mover in choosing ACTE.”