Land Mobile Radio industry veteran will head US operation
Zaragoza, Spain and New York City, NY — 16 March, 2009 – Teltronic® S.A.U., a global leader in Land Mobile Radio (LMR) design, manufacture and implementation, today announced the extension of its business to North America by establishing PowerTrunk™ Inc. Based in New York City, PowerTrunk is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Teltronic S.A.U. Spain and takes over responsibility for business development, distribution and customer support for LMR projects in the USA and Canada. In addition, the US organization will identify new technologies to complement Teltronic S.A.U.’s product portfolio.
The new operation will be led by industry veteran Jose Martin. As Executive Vice President and COO of PowerTrunk Inc., Mr. Martin is responsible for all North American operations. With over twenty years of experience in the LMR industry, he has spent ten years as Executive Vice President for Worldwide Sales and Marketing at Teltronic S.A.U.
“We all know that it is crucial to be near the customer to be successful. The founding of PowerTrunk Inc. is a significant move for us and represents our commitment to the U.S. market,” said Mr. Juan Ferro, CEO of Teltronic S.A.U. “We are very glad to have Jose Martin head our US business. His talent for understanding and meeting customers’ needs has already played a key role helping us enter markets around the world. We believe he will help us meet the LMR needs of the American market with its increased demand for public safety technology that is reliable, flexible and customizable.”
Jose Martin, the newly appointed COO of PowerTrunk Inc, stated that “PowerTrunk’s innovative technology will have a major impact on the land mobile radio market in the US. By bringing the legacy of our TETRA experience to bear in the development of our P25 infrastructure system, we have developed the best possible P25 solution – both technically and economically.”
The first product in the PowerTrunk25™ line is an LMR infrastructure system that will be offered in conventional and trunked P25 digital modes and in VHF, UHF and 700/800 MHz bands. Specifically designed for mission-critical applications, PowerTrunk25 is powerful, secure, reliable and software upgradeable to P25 Phase 2.
We will be demonstrating the PowerTrunk25 digital trunked infrastructure system interoperating with other manufacturers’ terminals at the IWCE tradeshow in Las Vegas, NV, on March 18 – 20, Booth # 957. We will also demonstrate how our system is software upgradable to the P25 Phase 2 TDMA structure. Please visit us there.
About PowerTrunk Inc. and Teltronic S.A.U.
PowerTrunk Inc. is the subsidiary of Teltronic® S.A.U. responsible for business development, distribution and customer support for Teltronic land mobile radio projects in North America. The company is headquartered in New York City.
With 35 years’ experience designing, manufacturing, implementing and supporting digital and analog land mobile radio turnkey projects, Teltronic S.A.U. has more than 300 systems installed in 50 countries. Teltronic’s LMR solutions are widely deployed in the public safety, oil and gas, transportation, and utilities industries. We own 100% of our LMR technology which includes conventional and trunked infrastructure systems, mobiles, hand portables and dispatching consoles. The company manufactures conventional PMR, MPT-1327, TETRA, P25 and WiMAX solutions. Headquartered in Spain, Teltronic S.A.U. is one of the fastest growing TETRA solutions providers today, with a direct commercial presence in over 25 countries throughout Europe, Asia, the Pacific Rim, the Middle East, Latin America and the United States. For more information please visit www.powertrunk.com andwww.teltronic.es.