Partnership to Accelerate Deployment of Advanced Data Collection and Analysis Tools
KNOXVILLE, TN, June 1, 2017 – GRIDSMART Technologies, Inc. today announced an agreement with McCain Inc. to become the exclusive distributor of GRIDSMART products in Southern California. The agreement brings together GRIDSMART, one of America’s leading traffic management innovators, and McCain, one of the nation’s largest and most respected transportation solution companies.
GRIDSMART Technologies Inc. co-founder and CEO, Bill Malkes described the partnership as a collaboration between like-minded organizations. “Simple. Flexible. Transparent. This is the GRIDSMART promise renewed every day. Inherent in the promise is genuine customer empathy, the kind that comes from listening to customers to learn how to serve them best. These are our principles that McCain stands arm in arm with GRIDSMART on, and we are proud to have them as our partners.”
GRIDSMART Technologies Inc. is widely recognized for creating the world’s only single-camera solution for intersection actuation, traffic data collection, and situational awareness. McCain will represent GRIDSMART’s entire line of detection systems including the GRIDSMART System and STREETSMART™ congestion management technology.
This partnership will further McCain’s vision to improve mobility and sustainability in the local Southern California market. “Teaming up with a technology leader that is invested in improving infrastructure for all users is not only exciting, but holds true to what McCain has always stood for,” said Nathan Welch, director of sales for McCain. “Our experience and local presence in this region will allow us to play an even more pivotal role in improving traffic flow and safety with the highest quality products in traffic management today.”
GRIDSMART’s cloud-based technologies, currently deployed in 22 countries, deliver smart traffic management solutions to communities of all sizes that reduce urban congestion, maximize road
efficiency, and reduce environmental impact.
About GRIDSMART Technologies, Inc.
Founded in 2006, GRIDSMART Technologies, Inc. is a Knoxville, Tennessee based company backed by venture capital investment from around the United States. Used in thousands of intersections across 46 states and 22 countries, GRIDSMART systems include the industry’s only open API, built-in replay functionality, and a published change log. GRIDSMART products are built to be Simple, Flexible, and Transparent. For more information, visit gridsmart.com.
About McCain Inc.
McCain Inc., a Company of the SWARCO Group, develops products used by millions of people around the world each day. A manufacturing powerhouse since 1987, the company’s brand portfolio includes advanced traffic control equipment and integrated transportation systems to create safer, more mobile, and more livable communities. Team McCain is comprised of more than 500 employees at operations in the United States and Mexico. For more information, visit the company’s website at www.mccain-inc.com.
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