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CIMCON Lighting, UST enter partnership to scale its Smart City platform

Submitted by scc india staff on April 15, 2021

CIMCON Lighting has announced a strategic partnership with UST to build and accelerate the time to market of CIMCON’s smart lighting controls and smart city platforms, in an effort to help cities and utilities more rapidly realize the benefits of smart city applications. Under the multi-year agreement, UST's Semiconductor business vertical and UST BlueConch Technologies, its product engineering services arm, will provide high-tech services across software development, manufacturing, R&D, supply chain, firmware, cloud platforms, and mobility to CIMCON Lighting.

“I have enjoyed a long history of productive partnerships with UST throughout my career and have high confidence in their ability to support CIMCON’s global delivery growth across North America, Latin America, Australia, and the rest of the world. I look forward to a long and profitable relationship,” said Swapnil Shah, Chief Executive Officer, CIMCON.

UST will partner with CIMCON, offering end-to-end engineering services to manufacture CIMCON’s proprietary products. It will also help the company optimise its supply chain and procurement, incorporating localisation where possible. Focused on intelligent lighting systems, this multi-year partnership involves all aspects of the business from system design to operations and will be operated out of UST’s multiple Centers of Excellence (CoE)s across the globe.

“UST will leverage its vast product engineering expertise to further support CIMCON in the building of its world-class products and operate from our global centers, including the new center of excellence we recently set up in Ahmedabad, India. This engagement will further strengthen our presence in the Industry 4.0 and IoT-based solution offerings,” said S Ramprasad, President, UST BlueConch Technologies.

UST’s semiconductor vertical has over 5,000 specialists spread across more than 15 countries, supporting eight of the top ten worldwide semiconductor companies.