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Ubisense joins the High Speed Sustainable Manufacturing Institute (HSSMI) to further research into Smart Factory manufacturing solutions


Ubisense Group plc (“Ubisense” or the “Company”) (LSE: UBI), is pleased to announce that they have joined the HSSMI as a full core member for a two year period. As a core member Ubisense will engage across the full scope of HSSMI’s innovative research, providing Smart Factory expertise to other members such as Ford, Loughborough University and Autodesk.

Ubisense is a market leader of location-based smart technology which enables companies to optimise their manufacturing processes. Ubisense solutions bring clarity to complex business operations whilst also improving quality and reliability on the production line.

As part of the membership package Ubisense has set up a research system at HSSMI’s facilities in Rainham, Essex. This will enable Ubisense to conduct further research into new Smart Factory applications that can be implemented and tested before introduction into mission critical assembly lines.

Simon Barnes, Business Development Manager at HSSMI said: “We are very pleased to have Ubisense as members as we see advanced real-time location technology playing a vital role in enhancing the manufacturing assembly and supply chains.”

John Parker, VP Marketing at Ubisense said: “The manufacturing research facilities at HSSMI are world class and provide us with an excellent environment where we can develop and test new engineering processes that will bring valuable and lasting benefits to many manufacturers"

HSSMI and Ubisense are both committed to provide their customers with the highest quality research and technology development and are continuously striving to deliver further advancements and efficiencies for manufacturers.


About the HSSMI:

1. The High Speed Sustainable Manufacturing Institute (HSSMI) – is a joint initiative supported by Ford, Loughborough University and the Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG) and hosted by CEME Ltd.

2. It is based in Rainham, Essex, close to the Ford Dagenham engine plant. The objectives of HSSMI are to support high speed sustainable manufacturing in the UK. The growing network of partners includes Ford Motor Company, Autodesk, Inotec, Oxford Innovation, DBR, WMG and Loughborough University.

3. A strong research bias at HSSMI bridges the gap between industry and academia to successfully implement new products and ways of working. The not-for-profit organisation is supported by membership fees, research grants and bespoke engineering services.

4. For more information please contact Simon Barnes, Business Development Manager, or call 020 8596 5195.

About Ubisense

Ubisense is a market leader of location-based smart technology which enables companies to optimise their business processes. By keeping track of key assets, Ubisense solutions bring clarity to complex operations whilst also improving quality and reliability. Ubisense Real-Time Location Intelligence Solutions are used by a number of blue chip customers across the world, such as AGCO, Airbus, Aston Martin, BMW, Cablevision, Daimler, Deutsche Telekom, Duke Energy, John Deere, MINI and VW.

Ubisense is headquartered in Cambridge, UK, with offices in the USA; Canada; France; Germany and Singapore. For more information visit:


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