“Point Six™ Wireless is an ‘Internet of Things’ pioneer and has an exceptional reputation for advanced technology and high-quality product design. We are excited to add this name to the L-com family of brands” said Jon Jensen, L-com’s President and CEO.
North Andover, MA (PRWEB) January 14, 2016
L-com Global Connectivity, a preferred manufacturer of wired and wireless connectivity products, announced today that it has acquired the exclusive rights to manufacture and sell Point Six™ Wireless sensors on a global basis through a partnership with Point Six™ Wireless of Lexington, Kentucky.
Point Six™ Wireless designs industry-leading wireless sensors featuring both RF and IR technology. The company’s products are particularly well-suited to customized application-specific solutions and have been chosen by Fortune 500 OEMs and organizations across multiple market sectors to deliver wireless sensor solutions.
Point Six™ Wireless temperature and humidity sensors, CO2 sensors, data loggers, people-counting, and energy-monitoring sensors help organizations manage energy usage, optimize operations and meet regulatory compliance standards. BACnet and Modbus protocols are available for easy integration with Building Management Systems. The Point Six™ cloud services software, Point View™, can monitor sensors, generate reports and send text and email alerts and alarms to any PC, tablet or smartphone.
“Point Six™ Wireless is an ‘Internet of Things’ pioneer and has an exceptional reputation for advanced technology and high-quality product design. We are excited to add this name to the L-com family of brands” said Jon Jensen, L-com’s President and CEO. “Our customers demand wireless sensors for their machine-to-machine communications requirements, and to drive efficiency and productivity in their businesses. With Point Six’s exceptional product offering and L-com’s strengths in manufacturing and go-to-market execution, we will meet this growing demand and deliver significant value for our customers. Point Six and L-com make an extremely powerful combination.”
“This is a great partnership because it allows each company to focus on its strengths,” said John Compton, President of Point Six™ Wireless. “Point Six will continue to develop new technology and innovative new products and L-com will successfully commercialize those products by manufacturing them in its state-of-the-art, ISO 9001:2008 and AS 9100C certified facilities, and by bringing them to market with its industry-leading sales and marketing organization. Both companies found the right partner.”
Manufacturing and distribution of most Point Six Wireless products has been successfully transferred to and launched at L-com’s Denton, Texas facility with the remainder to be completed by the end of January.
About L-com Global Connectivity
L-com Global Connectivity, a preferred manufacturer of wired and wireless connectivity products, offers a wide range of solutions and unrivaled customer service for the electronics and data communications industries. The company's product portfolio includes cable assemblies, connectors, adapters, computer networking components, and custom products, as well as their HyperLink® brand of wireless products which include antennas, RF amplifiers, coaxial lightning and surge protectors, and NEMA rated enclosures. L-com's HyperLink® wireless products are designed for WiFi, WiMAX, SCADA, 802.11a/b/g/n/ac, RFID and Bluetooth applications. In addition to HyperLink® , L-com’s other brands include MilesTek®, specialists in Military/Aeronautics connectivity solutions and Aiconics®, a leading manufacturer of electrical connector products. Trusted for over 30 years, L-com, which is headquartered in North Andover, MA, is ISO 9001: 2008 certified and many of its products are UL® recognized. L-com is a portfolio company of Odyssey Investment Partners, LLC. For more information, please visit: http://www.L-com.com/
About Point Six Wireless
Founded in 1996, PointSix™ Wireless provides a wide variety of proprietary and industry standard wireless devices featuring both RF and IR technology. The ability to customize application specific solutions has driven Fortune 500 OEMs and organizations across market sectors to partner with Point Six™ Wireless. Point Six™ has deployed over 500,000 wireless sensors in the healthcare, hospitality, food service, retail, data centers and transportation industries and is a major player in the burgeoning world of the IoT. For more information, please visit: http://www.Pointsix.com/.
About Odyssey Investment Partners
Odyssey Investment Partners, LLC, with offices in New York and Los Angeles, is a leading private equity investment firm with a 20+ year history of partnering with skilled managers to transform middle-market companies into more efficient and diversified businesses with strong growth profiles. Odyssey makes majority controlled investments in industries with a long-term positive outlook and favorable secular trends. For further information about Odyssey Investment Partners, LLC, please visit http://www.odysseyinvestment.com.
For more information about this release, please contact:
Peter McNeil, Marketing Manager
978-682-6936 x1174, mailto:pmcneil(at)l-com(dot)com