Explosive partnership for Intermec and ecom


Technology solutions providers Intermec and ecom instruments will work together to deliver explosion-protected mobile computers

Explosive partnership for Intermec and ecom
Explosive partnership for Intermec and ecom

January 10, 2012

Technology solutions
providers Intermec and ecom
instruments will work together to deliver explosion-protected mobile computer products for hazardous environments.

The relationship will leverage Intermec’s rugged mobile computer experience and ecom’s competence in developing portable intrinsically safe devices to bring to market leading solutions that are approved for use in hazardous areas.

ecom’s technology
offers worldwide certifications for use in explosive atmospheres, ranging from refineries, chemical plants, mining operations and pharmaceuticals, among others.

Together, Intermec and ecom will address market demand for innovative mobile computing solutions that can withstand the rigors of use within the most dangerous environments.

"We continue to see strong demand for specialised mobile computers and communications solutions certified for use in hazardous environments with explosive atmospheres," says ecom instruments President Rolf Nied.

"Operational pressures are continually impacting technology buying cycles for hazardous areas as businesses are looking for not only ruggedness and intrinsic safety, but a total mobile solution that enables them to perform efficiently in mission-critical environments."

"We look forward to collaborating with Intermec on technology innovations that offer next generation mobility requirements and empower mobile workers in hazardous areas."


"This partnership between Intermec and ecom will give significant benefits to the Australian and New Zealand markets," adds Intermec Managing Director for Australia and New ZealandTony Repaci.

"We have some of the most challenging needs in our mining, logistics and industrial sectors, and the partnership will bring a solution that will define a new industry standard."

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