GlobeRanger / Switlik Collaborate on Aviation Safety IoT Technology

DALLAS, April 25, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Aviation Week MRO Americas — Fujitsu-GlobeRanger has entered into a strategic collaboration with Switlik Survival Products, a market leader and worldwide supplier of inflatable safety and survival gear for aviation, marine and military customers.

GlobeRanger’s Emergency Equipment Management (EEM) application has been adapted to Switlik products to simplify the ability to inspect and verify the configuration of critical, life-saving safety equipment – allowing airlines to manage and maintain safety equipment to a much greater degree of accuracy, while reducing time and costs by up to 99%. Using digital, leading edge technologies such as IoT, RFID, mobile and sensors, this solution also elevates airline’s inventory management capabilities, providing transparency into the lifecycle – allowing for greater scalability and predictability.

This partnership combines Switlik’s vaunted, 97-year heritage of safety, compliance and quality in Aviation with GlobeRanger’s industry leading IoT technology to offer the market a unique solution.

Businesses are rapidly undertaking Digital Transformation to become more competitive in an increasingly disrupted marketplace. GlobeRanger’s solutions help our customers get ahead of the curve by quickly solving real challenges, allowing for more human and financial capital to be freed up for innovation.

Dennis Badman, Head of GlobeRanger, stated:

“As we see the demands of the aviation market changing in today’s digital enabled world, this partnership represents a significant opportunity for both organisations to bring a regulatory accepted, end-to-end proposition to market. Our combined solution introduces RFID technology to help simplify and streamline existing business processes and deliver real and measurable business value to airlines.”

Stanley Switlik, CEO of Switlik, comments:

“We are delighted to have entered into this partnership with Fujitsu-GlobeRanger and see it as a great opportunity to be able to offer significant-added value to our airline customers and at the same time expand our reach in the commercial aviation life jacket market via a best-in-class, unified life vest/RFID offering.”

About Fujitsu-GlobeRanger

GlobeRanger is a leading technology provider of enterprise sensor, IoT and Edge Computing software, and offers robust end-to-end solutions and professional services. Its innovative iMotion™ IoT Edgeware™ Platform provides the critical infrastructure layer for managing devices, networks, data and processes at the edge of the enterprise, enabling real-time visibility and response. iMotion serves as the foundation for GlobeRanger and its partners to rapidly develop, deploy and manage edge solutions. Founded in 1999, GlobeRanger is a wholly owned Fujitsu company with headquarters in Richardson, Texas, and global support Centers of Excellence located in Richardson, London and Sydney.

About Switlik

Established In 1920, Switlik Parachute Co. has been owned and operated by the Switlik family for four generations and is known worldwide as a manufacturer of the highest quality sewn and heat sealed inflatable safety and survival products for the aviation, marine, and military/government markets. Switlik Capabilities include a wide variety of anti-exposure and anti-g suits, inflatable life rafts, inflatable life vests, inflation systems and other specialty textile-based military equipment all manufactured at our 85,000 sq. ft. facility located in Trenton, NJ, USA.

Contact: Phil Coop, 253-365-1922, pcoop@globeranger.com