NEWARK, N.J., April 1, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Panasonic today announced that it has acquired the ProVIEW solutions business unit from Rochester, NY-based Omni-ID.
ProVIEW solutions, which will be part of Panasonic Industrial Devices Sales Company of America, provide material flow management solutions to the manufacturing industry with a unique combination of its e-label "View" tags and software. Winner of the "Global Material Flow Management for Manufacturing 4.0 Product Leadership Award" from Frost & Sullivan, ProVIEW replaces paper-based material flow processes with digital based solutions – creating "smart materials"- a cornerstone of the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT).
By combining ProVIEW's strength in developing and deploying manufacturing solutions for material flow and traceability with Panasonic's existing industrial devices business, Panasonic will accelerate deployment of complete IIoT solutions, which will enhance process visibility and offer unprecedented control to its global customer base. This combination will drive greater efficiencies and process traceability for customers enabling smart manufacturing.
"The addition of ProVIEW solutions as well as the software and the talented team behind the technology will greatly reinforce our efforts to provide manufacturing customers around the world with innovative IIoT solutions that make ever-greater contributions to their businesses," said Jeff Howell, president of Panasonic Industrial Devices Sales Company.
During a short transition period, Omni-ID will continue to be the reseller of ProVIEW solutions. Future announcements will include additional product and channel details and information.
About Panasonic Industrial Devices Sales Company of America
Panasonic Industrial Devices Sales Company of America provides cutting-edge components that power a diverse range of wireless and mechanical devices. Standard and custom components range from industrial automation and wireless connectivity devices to passive components such as relays, connectors, sensors, semiconductors and more. Panasonic Industrial Devices Sales Company is the advanced industrial components and electronic devices sales division of Panasonic Corporation of North America, the principal North American subsidiary of Osaka, Japan-based Panasonic Corporation. To learn more about the company, visit https://na.panasonic.com/us.
SOURCE Panasonic Corporation of North America