Toughshield signs its first Nordic partner

Toughshield, the global provider of rugged smartphone devices, has announced that ACT Systems Skandinavia is to be a reseller partner in the Nordic region.

ACT Systems Skandinavia is systems integrator based in Oslo which builds turnkey solutions with its scalable in-house developed software. It has particular expertise in the healthcare, construction, security and transport & logistics sector which makes Toughshield a natural fit for its business. Toughshield has a growing range of rugged enterprise devices including the R500. Blending consumer and enterprise functionality in one device, the Toughshield R500 is a rugged smartphone that provides an ideal solution for many vertical markets.

Stig Myrhe, Toughshield's newly appointed Country Manager, Nordic Region, welcomed the agreement: "ACT Systems Skandinavia are well respected in the market. Their expertise in the fields of logistics, tracking, and processes make them ideal partners for Toughshield and I look forward to working with them to develop our business in the Nordic region."

About ACT Systems Skandinavia

ACT Systems Skandinavia is part of the ACT Group and was established in 2006. The company is a systems integrator building turnkey solutions with its scalable in-house developed software. Its focus is on logistics, traceability, processes and labeling in multiple market segments. Its solutions integrate all of the necessary hardware - printers, scanners, terminals, RFID and PLS-systems, together with software - MES-systems, different ERP-systems and more. In 1992 its software-solutions were developed on a foundation of barcoding technology. Today its solutions cover barcodes and more than 20 production-installations of RFID - all of which are based on international standards, like GS1-128 and EPC Gen2. In 2010 the company received the RFID Journal award for "Best RFID Implementation" for its installation at Minera.

The company's scalable solutions have been installed in companies of various sizes; from small local businesses to large multi-national enterprises. Its solutions and customers also cover a broad portfolio of industries; food, DC, transportation/parking, construction products, construction, field service, healthcare and more.

About Toughshield

Founded in 2010 with headquarters in London, Toughshield is a global provider of smartphone devices, which offer a blend of consumer design and ease of use, combined with enterprise specific functionality and durability. These include the R500, a ruggedised smartphone that offers dedicated push to talk and lone worker panic buttons, dual SIM and Near Field Communication. Designed for the elements, the R500 is IP67 and MIL-STD-810 rated against dust and water ingress and comes with Gorilla Glass. Its rugged build and dedicated safety features make it ideal for enterprise customers with mobile workers in a range of sectors including security, transport and logistics, public sector and healthcare. The company continues to develop new smartphones and tablets to meet the specific needs of mobile workers in a variety of sectors. The Toughshield team is ideally placed to address this market having broad experience of both the rugged enterprise mobility and consumer smartphone markets.

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