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DANFOSS SIGNS UP FOR US ELECTRIC DRIVETRAIN PARTNERSHIP

Friday, May 3, 2019 

Danfoss Editron has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with US companies LAVLE and Ockerman Automation Consulting, which will see both companies become non-exclusive partners for value added reselling of Danfoss Editronís products in the USA, Canada and Mexico, with Danfoss Editron providing technical training and support.

Danfoss Editron designs, manufactures and delivers electric drivetrain system for the marine and other transport sectors. The Editron system is suitable for both hybrid and fully-electric systems and has been designed to ensure maximum efficiency.

LAVLE is a joint venture company that combines advanced energy storage technologies from Japanese battery technology company 3DOM with marine engineering, design and systems integration from Ockerman Automation Consulting.

Ockerman Automation Consulting is an electrical consulting group that specialises in the design and application of shipboard control systems. The company designs systems which balance levels of technology with human considerations and application life cycle.

Kimmo Rauma, VP Danfoss Editron, said: “Agreeing to this MOU with LAVLE and Ockerman Automation Consulting, two highly experienced and innovative companies, will enhance our marine service offering even further. As well as giving us a stronger foothold in the North American market, it will allow us to share our electrification knowledge and potentially develop more progressive hybrid and fully-electric propulsion systems for our customers around the world.”

Dr Jason Nye, LAVLE CEO, said: “LAVLE is excited to be working with Danfoss Editron to deliver advanced electric propulsion solutions for the marine market. This MOU represents a unique opportunity to work together and leverage the superior engineering and advanced generator products from Danfoss Editron with LAVLE’s advanced energy storage and drivetrain solutions. Working together, we have the potential to make cost effective, high-performance, hybrid and battery electric propulsion a reality for every segment of the marine market.”

John Ockerman, CEO of Ockerman Automation Consulting, said:“Danfoss Editron is a respected and innovative manufacturer of electric drivetrain components. Its suite of products is among the most advanced and reliable in the world and we look forward to working together closely and exploring new opportunities in the fast-growing North American market.”

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