AC motor manufacturer Suresense Technologies has signed an OEM agreement with Hitachi Power Solutions.
The agreement licenses the Japanese firm to market Suresense’s energy saving soft-starter motor controller under its Prohestar range.
The original agreement is for five years and Suresense will remain responsible for manufacturing the Prohestar range.
Mr Niizuma, senior engineer, Hitachi Power Solutions Ltd, said: “The relationship between Hitachi and Suresense will give us a great opportunity to enter the energy saving market with a new yet well respected product. Suresense will share their comprehensive understanding of the international motor controller market to aid Hitachi and their global customer base.
“Suresense will help Hitachi to increase its global sales of motor controllers because of its highly innovative power saving function. That is important for us moving forward because of the global demand for energy saving devices.”
Ian Hambly, managing director, Suresense Technologies, added: “Hitachi is one of the leading engineering companies in the world included in the Fortune 500, and one that is synonymous with high quality and high performance products. The testing and indeed development of our technology incorporated within the Prohestar range is a fantastic endorsement of our technology and our value proposition.”