Taoglas establishes design and support location in Munich and strengthens team in Germany
Munich, Germany & Enniscorthy, Ireland – Taoglas Antenna Solutions, the global market leader in IoT and M2M antennas, has established a design and support location in Munich and strengthened its team in Germany, demonstrating its long term commitment to the region. The office is located in the MTZ Campus in Agnes-Pockels-Bogen and Andreas Franz has been appointed as Sales Manager for the DACH region.
In addition Taoglas has appointed industry veteran and former President of Fujitsu Semiconductor Europe, Brendan Mc Kearney, as their Representative. Based in Frankfurt but with a global charter, Brendan will support Taoglas to build strategic partnerships with major players in the ecosystem especially semiconductor makers and major OEMs.
“This step underlines our long term commitment to serving customers in the major European vertical markets for M2M antennas,” says Ronan Quinlan, co-founder and Joint CEO of Taoglas. “Our growing customer base here has requested deeper local support and focus, so we are responding to that need. We have growth rates of over 50% per year globally and see huge opportunities in the Industrial market with IoT taking off, and in the trend towards Connected Cars in automotive. Our extensive range of unique M2M antennas and technologies are a perfect match for the demanding applications in key markets here.”
“With Andreas and Brendan we are gaining a wealth of experience and market knowledge showing how serious we are about expansion here,” continued Quinlan.
“I am delighted to represent Taoglas Antenna Solutions” says Brendan Mc Kearney. “Thanks to a razor sharp focus on M2M antennas and world class design teams, they have developed a huge portfolio of best-in-class antennas offering unmatched combinations of performance, efficiency and form factor. In addition they have the mindset and long term commitment necessary to succeed in the automotive and industrial markets and fulfill all major quality and sustainability requirements”.
Taoglas will exhibit at the ELIV (Electronics in Vehicles) Congress in Baden-Baden on Oct 14-15 and at the Wireless Congress, Systems and Applications in Munich on Nov 17-18. Both Andreas and Brendan, together with engineering staff, will be available at these events to meet customers and partners face-to-face.