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INCAP STARTS TO MANUFACTURE DOG TRACKING DEVICES FOR TRACKER OY
Incap has started cooperation with Oulunsalo-based Tracker Oy to manufacture Tracker G400 dog tracking devices. The tracking devices will be manufactured and tested in the Incap factory in Estonia, which has acquired new testing equipment and know-how for this product. Tracker G400, the flagship of Tracker Oy, is a GPS collar for hunting dogs with which it is possible to monitor the dog's position, movements and hunting with a map application for mobile phones.
Thousands of dog tracking devices are manufactured every year. Thus, the contract is a significant kick-off for Incap in the field of tracking technology, which is considered to be a strong growth area in the future.
When negotiating for the contract, Tracker considered Incap's strengths to be its know-how related to prototype manufacturing and ramp-up combined with local operations near the customer. With the future development of the business in mind, the customer also rated Incap's presence in India as a positive argument.
Incap has good possibilities to expand the cooperation in the future, because the customer's goal is to focus its own resources in product development and marketing, and to use Incap as a partner to manufacture and deliver the finished products - tested and packed - directly to the end-customers.
For additional information, please contact:
Sami Mykkänen, President and CEO, tel. +358 40 559 9047
Asko Mononen, Key Account Manager, tel. +358 400 890 062
Hannele Pöllä, Director, Communications and HR, tel. +358 40 504 8296
INCAP IN BRIEF
Incap Corporation is an internationally operating contract manufacturer whose comprehensive services cover the entire life-cycle of electromechanical products from design and manufacture to maintenance services. Incap's customers include leading equipment suppliers in energy efficiency and well-being technologies, for which the company produces new competitiveness as a strategic partner. Incap has operations in Finland, Estonia and India. The Group's revenue in 2008 amounted to EUR 94 million and the company currently employs approximately 730 people. Incap's share is listed on the NASDAQ OMX Helsinki. Additional information: www.incap.fi.
TRACKER IN BRIEF
Tracker Oy is specialised in tracking and telemetry devices, and focused on development and sales of GPS and Radio Frequency tracking systems for animals, in particular for hunting dogs. Tracker was established in 1977, and its headquarters are located in Finland. In addition, Tracker has a subsidiary company in the USA. Tracker products are sold via their partners and resellers all over Europe, North-America, Australia, and Asia. Additional information: www.tracker.fi.