QSI Corporation and Beijer Electronics combine solutions to expand HMI offerings in Industrial Automation
Salt Lake City, Utah. 06 April 2010. QSI Corporation, a U.S. manufacturer of rugged human machine interface and mobile data terminals, enters into a strategic alliance with Beijer Electronics (Stockholm Stock Exchange: BELE), an independent developer of human machine interface (HMI) technology, to offer Beijer Electronics hardware and software to industrial automation industries in the United States.
QSI Corporation will offer Beijer Electronics’ full line of iX operator panels along with Beijer Electronics’ software on QSI’s select new products, both designed for industrial automation. This alliance allows QSI to capitalize on Beijer Electronics’ market knowledge and innovative hardware / software. Beijer Electronics will, through its alliance with QSI, broaden its market scope and expand its footprint on the U.S. market.
Located in Malmo, Sweden, Beijer Electronics offers high-tech solutions in industrial automation and robust data communication. Its product offering includes operator panels and information software for system designers and OEMs in various industries ranging from building automation, marine and offshore to oil and gas, packaging machinery and food and pharmaceuticals.
Fredrik Jonsson, Chief Executive Officer of Beijer Electronics, stated, “We continue to pursue select companies to work with so we can deepen our capabilities and expand our market presence.”
“We are very excited to offer Beijer Electronics products to our customers and benefit from their design and PLC market experience,” said Barry Hobbs, CEO of QSI Corporation. “With the addition of Beijer Electronics’ hardware and software and QSI existing products targeted at the embedded market, we can now address the entire factory automation industry.”
To learn more about QSI Corporation, visit www.qsicorp.com.
About QSI Corporation
Established in 1983, QSI Corporation is a leading manufacturer of rugged operator interface and mobile data terminals (TREQ®) for industrial OEMs and commercial vehicle systems integrators. QSI's human machine interface and mobile data terminal products include character and graphic terminals that are programmable, customizable, CE Certified and NEMA 4/12/13 rated. Numerous interfaces are available, including EIA-232, EIA-422, EIA-485, J1708/1939, USB, Ethernet and Power-over- Ethernet. QSI excels at building custom and semi-custom terminals able to withstand high levels of shock, vibration, extreme temperatures, humidity and other environmental parameters. All QSI Corporation products are designed and manufactured in the USA at the company's headquarters in Salt Lake City, Utah. For more information, contact QSI Corporation at 801-466-8770 or visit www.qsicorp.com.
About Beijer Electronics
Beijer Electronics is a fast growing technology company with extensive experience of industrial automation and robust data communication, developing and marketing competitive products and solutions with focus on the user. Since its start-up in 1981, Beijer Electronics has evolved into a multinational group with subsidiaries in 14 countries, some 500 employees and sales of 145 million USD 2009. The company is listed on the NASDAQ OMX Nordic Exchange Stockholm’s Small Cap list under the ticker BELE.
For more information, contact Beijer Electronics, Inc. at 847-619-6068 or visit www.beijerelectronics.com