VanZandt becomes FreeWave Technologies’ partner to expand IIoT to energy markets

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VanZandt becomes FreeWave Technologies’ partner to expand IIoT to energy markets Duncan is an award-winning technology industry analyst, specialising in cloud computing, blockchain, martech and edge computing.


FreeWave Technologies has announced that VanZandt Controls/Eagle Automation, a specialist in valve automation, flow measurement, instrumentation and controls, has joined its solutions program as a value-added distributor.

VanZandt/Eagle recently acquired Commercial Radio, Midland TX. Since 2003, Commercial Radio has become a trusted distributor of Industrial Communications products including wired, Wi-Fi, radio, microwave, cameras, solar, antennas and towers. The recent acquisition enables VanZandt/Eagle to offer FreeWave solutions in its 13 branch locations. 

FreeWave Technologies is widely known in the industry for its remote site connectivity, Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), and Edge computing solutions producing robust, rugged, and reliable connectivity options for remote industrial operations. “We look forward to serving VanZandt’s expansive customer base with FreeWave solutions that bring their data closer to them no matter when they need it or where they are,” said Steve Wulchin, FreeWave CEO and Chairman. “VanZandt is a proven leader in many industrial segments where we can align to bring the best solutions for remote data.”

Don Maness, CEO of VanZandt commented, said: “FreeWave and VanZandt/Eagle have a tremendous opportunity to expand the industrial data-connected solutions market.

“We provide customers with intelligent field devices, controllers, and SCADA solutions. The addition of Freewave allows us to offer a complete and secure IIoT solution.  We are excited to collaborate with a company that shares our vision and value of providing the best solutions to the market.”

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