DRAPER, Utah, March 16, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Strategic Partners, Flexpoint Sensor Systems, Inc. (FLXT) and HTK Engineering, LLC today announced they have entered into a Controls and Distribution Agreement with Ann Arbor, MI based New Eagle (www.neweagle.net).
Under this strategic agreement, New Eagle will serve as the primary supplier of controller systems (hardware and software) for the patented BrakeAlerttm System developed by HTK whose system configuration features Flexpoint's custom Bend Sensors®. In addition, New Eagle, which was recognized as a "2015 Michigan 50 Companies to Watch Award Winner," will immediately become a Distributor for the BrakeAlerttm System to its established and "ever expanding" customer base.
According to Paul Sexauer, VP Sales & Marketing for Flexpoint Sensor Systems which serves as the Sales and Marketing arm of HTK, "This agreement solidifies a very critical supplier relationship for us and immediately exposes BrakeAlerttm to the target markets comprised largely of truck & specialty vehicle OEM's currently served by New Eagle. We are committed to securing these very powerful channel relationships with strategic solution providers like New Eagle which cater to our target markets. It is these relationships that will allow us to successfully scale our business and achieve/and exceed our revenue goals as rapidly as possible."
New Eagle began work with HTK in 2011 when system design for BrakeAlerttm began. "I have been so impressed with the New Eagle team since day one. New Eagle quickly established themselves as a trusted advisor on the embedded system controller solution that we needed to meet the specific and extreme design demands of our system. I am very happy they will be a key part of the solution and team going forward for HTK and Flexpoint," commented Mr. Tom Accardi, President of HTK.
Since 2009, New Eagle has been the leader in the application of model-based design into alternative energy embedded systems. New Eagle has grown from providing engineering services to supplying production control solutions in a variety of applications including electric and hybrid vehicles, alternative fuel engine control, electro-hydraulics, autonomous systems, and multiplexed vehicle control.
Mr. Dwayne MacKenzie, New Eagle Director of Key Accounts who has been working with HTK since the beginning offered these comments on the value of this relationship, "New Eagle has had the privilege of collaborating with Tom Accardi on this project and are eager to be working with HTK and Flexpoint in bringing this unique system to market. We are very confident the HTK BrakeAlerttm system will help save lives and money for anyone who installs it."
About New Eagle
New Eagle, a woman-owned small business (WOSB certified) business, is the distributor of MotoHawk and Raptor based control solutions from Woodward and New Eagle, respectively. Its electric drive systems are available for both retrofit and OEM applications, for both on-road and off-road, marine and rail applications. For additional information, please visit www.neweagle.net.
About Flexpoint Sensor Systems, Inc.
Flexpoint Sensor Systems, Inc. (FLXT) is an innovative technology firm specializing in developing products that feature the Company's patented Bend Sensor® and related technology. The Bend Sensor® is a groundbreaking sensing solution that is revolutionizing applications in the automotive, safety, medical and industrial industries. The Bend Sensor's single-layer, thin film construction cuts costs and mechanical bulk while introducing a range of functions and stylistic design possibilities that have never before been available in sensing technology. Flexpoint's technology and expertise have been recognized by the world's elite business and academic innovators for over 17 years. The company is setting a new standard for sensing solutions in the "smart" age of technology.
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