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The CSI Announces Partnership with FarSite

2018-April-15

The CSI has announced that it will be partnering with FarSite Communications’ to distribute their netBin solution across North America. The CSI will now carry netBin’s nPod fill level monitoring sensor alongside proprietary analytics and software as part of their Smart Cities portfolio.

FarSite operates in 22 countries with upwards of 4,000 of their nPod sensors deployed to date. For over 26 years, The CSI has been providing product lifecycle management services to manufacturers and service providers in Canada and the US. As the trusted and ideal partner for Canada and the US, The CSI will be offering a bespoke netBin solution from end-to-end for multiple collection markets.

Steve Scott, Director at FarSite Communications, adds:

"We are delighted to have CSI on board to supply and support netBin products for the North American market. We have been very impressed with their technical expertise and willingness to work with customers to improve their efficiency and reduce the costs of their collection systems which netBin enables."

CSI Co-Chairman/Chief Executive, Stan Muthulingam says:

"Today, cities and enterprises are facing a major challenge of complexity in supporting sustainability and efficient operations in collection management. By combining industry-leading innovation and ecosystems, our collaboration with FarSite Communications removes complexity and brings the possibilities of the IoT closer for smart city initiatives in North America."

The CSI provides a meaningful near end-to-end value chain for IoT consumer electronics companies with distribution, remote diagnostics, maintenance, and analytics capabilities that will save money and drive new products to market faster. FarSite’s netBin solution provides fill level reporting, location tracking, temperature, tilt and usage statistics for managers that have full visibility over an entire bin fleet regardless of the container type or size.

Interested in learning more? The CSI will be exhibiting this April 24th-26th at the Waste Expo, Las Vegas. Please arrange to talk further about the netBin solution with the team on stand at Booth 3819 in the Technology Pavilion.

About FarSite Communications

FarSite is the developer of the smart city focused netBin waste monitoring product suite and has also developed wide variety of data communication products and services for the business sector. These products include Gateways and M2M / IoT products, supplied through a global network of distributors, with products shipped to over 100 countries.

The company is based in Basingstoke UK and Guangzhou, China and can boast export sales to a highly prestigious international client list. These include some of the world’s leading names in the banking, government, aerospace, military and retail communications sectors.

FarSite is a past winner of the Queen’s Award for Enterprise – International Trade category. Website: https://iot.farsite.com/

About The CSI

The CSI provides product life cycle management services including, forward logistics (product assembly, packaging and distribution) and reverse logistics (product refurbishment, repair, and engineering) services to major manufacturers and service providers in Canada and the US. The company acts as an authorized after market service center for many Fortune 500 manufacturers, also partnering with a large network of industry leading suppliers across Africa, Asia, Europe and Latin America.

The company is based in Toronto, ON and Calgary, AB and has built an extraordinary team of over 180+ professional and highly skilled employees that focus on comprehensive repair and R&D, and can process of over ~1MM units of equipment annually while providing exceptional customer service.

Press information from:
Siv Gunasingam, The CableShoppe Inc. (CSI)
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