© kitron Electronics Production | October 23, 2017
Kitron signs contract with Kongsberg Maritime
EMS provider Kitron have signed a frame agreement with Kongsberg Maritime with a potential value of NOK 200 million (EUR 21.22 million) for the next five years.
Kitron will produce and deliver existing and future electronic modules and products to Kongsberg Maritime and actively collaborate on design, development, industrialization and production on future products and technology. "This agreement is strategically important for Kitron. We have long-lasting and close relations with other divisions in Kongsberg. This new partnership with Kongsberg Maritime, the largest business area within Kongsberg, holds significant potential for us," said Hans Petter Thomassen, Managing Director of Kitron Norway. Production will take place at multiple Kitron facilities. "The sourcing and evaluation process has been thorough. A large number of potential suppliers have been evaluated on technical-, production- and sourcing capabilities. With a global presence and production footprint close to Kongsberg markets, Kitron demonstrates the ability to be competitive," says Frode Kaland EVP Supply Chain, Kongsberg Maritime.