LISBON, PORTUGAL. July 5, 2021. With the continued global shift towards e-commerce and crippling short- ages of qualified workers, operators in the supply chain are investing heavily in technology and automation.
IMI has seen record demand for its agnostic services platform throughout this unprecedented period and has made the move to expand beyond North America. IMI is pleased to announce its expansion into the European market and to inform the public that they are officially open for business.
“Turning IMI into a global resource company has been a dream of mine since founding this company”, IMI Founder, Diana Cuttell explains. “I could not be happier about this announcement, and I am thrilled with our organization’s progress to date. European expansion is something we have worked hard to achieve, and I look forward to the new opportunities that lay ahead.”
At the helm of this new venture is Managing Director, Rui Teixeira. With extensive experience deploying major supply chain projects around the world, Rui is the perfect addition to spearhead this initiative.
“Rui has over 20 years of experience within the construction industry including the logistics field and has served industry leaders such as Amazon, deploying fulfillment centers across the EU, Brazil, and North America. His international experience and deep knowl- edge of the EU market and legislations, along with established partnerships will ensure that IMI enters the EU market without constraints. We aim to be a technological reference partner for all supply chain OEMs, end-users, and developers; delivering quality service to our customers.”, IMI President & CEO, Rudi Asseer states.
The plan is to expand IMI’s existing value proposition by providing a completely agnostic and innovative platform that has led to significant growth to date. IMI EU will focus on deploying various automation technologies for their partners, including:
Pre-sales to post-installation support
Project management and execution of deliverables
Client and end-user management
Resident maintenance and lifetime service support
In addition to this geographic expansion, IMI continues to expand beyond its core mechanical installation offering to provide value- added services that appeal to both technology OEMs and end-users. As such, the organization continues to expand their leadership team to facilitate growth and maintain its reputation for quality.
Founded in 1998, IMI is the largest installation resource company in North America, delivering technical resources, hardware and technology solutions. Offering hourly and turnkey installation talent and OEM product deployment in fields such as manufacturing, supply chain, automation and robotics, IMI has qualified, trained and deployed thousands of technicians throughout North America and has worked with some of the world’s most progressive Fortune 500 companies for over 20 years.
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