Ubisense picks up TWI Award for Technology Engineering in International Markets


Pioneers in Real Time Location Systems technology, Ubisense picked up last night’s 2013 TWI Award for Technology Engineering in International Markets at the Cambridge News Business Excellence Awards at King’s College, Cambridge.

The TWI Award is to recognise companies that have in the last 12 months successfully exploited or exported a technology, product or service into international or emerging markets. Worthy finalists in 2013 were Ubisense, Sepura and Global Inkjet Solutions.

 Award winner Ubisense has seen phenomenal growth in the past few years, winning a clutch of contracts for its Tool Location Systems with major companies including Airbus, BMW and Hyundai. Ubisense real-time location solutions are in demand worldwide for automotive assembly, aerospace manufacturing, general manufacturing, public transportation, military training applications and more. The company has also successfully introduced location solutions to the downstream offshore and energy industries.

Ubisense CEO Richard Green said: “We’re thrilled to win this award and to be able to showcase our work as another great example of UK manufacturing success. Our achievements bear testament to the Government’s continuing commitment to investing in ‘amazing Britain’. “

Director of Hardware for Ubisense, Paul Webster, collected the award from TWI Finance Director Gillian Leech at the annual King’s College awards ceremony.


About TWI

TWI supports the Cambridge News Business Excellence Awards as the sponsor of the Award for Technology Engineering in International Markets. This award complements TWI’s own vision – to maximise opportunity through successful technology development and market exploitation. TWI is one of the world’s foremost independent research and technology organisations and an expert in engineering, materials and joining technologies. www.twi.co.uk.



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23 March 2013 catherine.condie@twi.co.uk




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