Koblach/Bonn – SOMMER and the North Rhine-Westfalian ecoTech Umwelt-Meßsysteme GmbH from Bonn join forces in form of a new strategic partnership. "With the experienced niche supplier and specialist in environmental measuring technology SOMMER we found an ideal partner, to further develop our product portfolio", explains the CEO of ecoTech Gerhard F. Behre.
SOMMER with its new partner ecoTech can revert to a network of important contacts in the very specific branch of environmental measurement technology. With the joint market presence and exchange of information the companies plan to further develop turnover of sensors, devices and measurement systems in the field of hydrology and meteorology in Germany. The federal states of Bavaria and Baden-Wuerttemberg are excepted, and will still be served directly because of the geographical location close to SOMMER Headquarters.
The company ecoTech Umwelt-Meßsysteme GmbH with its headquarters in Bonn (Germany) was established in 1984. ecoTech develops and sales measuring systems and devices for the areas of hydrology, pedology, ecology and meteorology and employs a team of twelve natural scientists, ingeneers and technicians. The focus lies on the division hydrology, especially on the monitoring of water quality or in the area of pedology in gathering data of the soil water houshold and with its linked material transfere. Further information under: www.ecotech-bonn.de
SOMMER wins one of the four SME-prizes 2014. "The sense for a chance, the quick and innovative implementation shows that also small enterprises can operate successfully in international markets", states the jury for choosing SOMMER as the winner. After the nomination to the Austrian Innovation Award SOMMER is proud to be awarded with the second public prize this year.
SOMMER with its innovative measuring systems and services established a well-known brand in the beginning especially in Austria, Germany and Switzerland. In the meanwhile and after only a view years of internationalization the devices, sensors and installations to record water, snow and climate conditions (Automatic Weather Stations) are delivered to customers all over the world. Besides Europe the biggest markets are located in Asia and North and South America.
The SME-prize is an award for the most successful local small and medium sized companies and is based on an initiative of the federal Chamber of Commerce in Vorarlberg together with the federal newspaper Vorarlberger Nachrichten. The award is given out for the sixth time in a row this year. Every year companies are awarded in the categories trade, services, tourism as well as industry/craftsmanship.