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Honeywell acquires Movilizer

Company was a pioneer in cloud platforms for field service applications.
By Modern Materials Handling Staff
March 03, 2016

Honeywell has completed its acquisition of privately held Movilizer, which created one of the world’s first cloud platforms for field service applications.

Movilizer is used by remote workers performing service or maintenance, sales and distribution, and warehousing activities away from the office. Movilizer’s cloud software enables a distributed workforce to create, deploy and manage workflow solutions, whether at the point of sale, in the field, in a warehouse or distribution center.

“Businesses that operate with a distributed workforce want software solutions that can be rapidly developed, are massively scalable and that make their mobile teams more connected and more valuable to the enterprise,” said John Waldron, president, Honeywell Sensing and Productivity Solutions. “Movilizer’s Gartner-acclaimed, industry-leading cloud platform technology is the perfect complement to Honeywell’s Workflow Solutions portfolio of mobile productivity technology, including data collection, voice solutions, rugged mobile computers, bar code scanners and workflow printing solutions.”

Movilizer’s multi-tenant, cloud and mobile applications are currently used by more than 200 multi-national companies in 30 countries, executing more than 1.5 million mobile business application transactions daily in the utility, manufacturing and engineering, transportation and logistics, and consumer packaged goods industries.

Movilizer was named a 2015 “Cool Vendor in Mobile App Development” by Gartner, a leading information technology research and advisory company. In addition to Movilizer’s solutions for track and trace, direct store delivery and field maintenance environments, its platform has enabled more than 100 partners and customers to create more than 1,000 unique applications for fleet management, field service, direct store delivery, asset rental management, mobile order entry, time and attendance reporting, among others.

Movilizer is headquartered in Mannheim, Germany, and has a team of more than 100 people. Movilizer is now part of Honeywell Sensing and Productivity Solutions, based in Fort Mill, S.C., a business unit within Honeywell Automation and Control Solutions.

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