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Integrated manufacturing execution system from MacDonald Humfrey makes extensive use of Ubisense precise Real-time Location System (RTLS)

Luton and Cambridge UK - 27th June 2008 MacDonald Humfrey, a long established company in process automation has joined forces with market leading precise Real-time Location System company Ubisense in the development of MachSense, targeted at Manufacturing and Logistics organisations. The new integrated system combines Ubisense's RTLS with the key systems for a lean manufacturing environment, including Kanban, Pick-to-Light, and error-proofing, as well as FLT tracking for supply chain and line-side replenishment.

'During the last twenty years of using different forms of identification and location technology in the Automotive field we have been looking for a technology that will work reliably and precisely in the challenging environments of our customers. Finally we have found that technology in Ubisense precise RTLS', says Mick MacDonald, CEO of MacDonald Humfrey. 'Those customers using the Ubisense Solution are achieving rapid ROI and unprecedented quality improvements, making the product unique in the manufacturing process applications that these customers demand.'

Simon Holloway, independent manufacturing analyst, says 'Integration of Real-time Location Systems with Manufacturing Execution Systems has been talked about by many vendors but delivery of reliable location and identification has not been possible in the past. The number of installations of the Ubisense RTLS is testament to the system's performance in mission critical applications.'

About Ubisense
Ubisense is the market leading vendor of precise RTLS (Real-time Location Systems) based on Ultra-Wideband (UWB) technology. The company delivers complete solutions based on a highly scalable and reliable real-time location platform that is being deployed in mission critical applications around the world

About MacDonald Humfrey
The growth of MacDonald Humfrey (Automation) Limited has given rise to a wealth of experience and talent in the field of technical automation and control technology.
With an extensive portfolio of blue chip companies employing their designs and innovations they are proud of their success in achieving optimum solutions which are mindful of the current and future needs of their clients while anticipating future technical and economic developments within the industries they serve. Clients include Aston Martin, Jaguar, Land Rover, GM and Ford.

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Mick MacDonald
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+44 1582 405741

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