Handheld and ProGlove Announce Strategic Partnership to Enhance Enterprise Mobility Solutions

Press release
26 September 2023

[Lidköping, Sweden, and Munich, Germany, September, 26, 2023.] Handheld Group, a leading manufacturer of rugged mobile computers, and ProGlove, a pioneer in wearable technology for industrial applications, have formed a strategic relationship that will bring together cutting-edge solutions to empower businesses worldwide with advanced enterprise mobility scanning options.

Handheld rugged mobile computers have been tested to work with ProGlove’s innovative wearable technology, enabling industrial workers to optimize workflows, improve productivity, and enhance safety in challenging environments. The seamless integration of ProGlove’s wearable scanners with Handheld’s rugged handhelds and tablets provides a powerful and efficient solution for industries such as manufacturing, logistics, warehousing, and field service.

“We are excited to join forces with ProGlove to deliver comprehensive enterprise mobility solutions,” said Jim Rimay, President, Handheld US. “Our rugged mobile devices interface with and offer visibility into a company’s operations. Combining them with ProGlove’s ergonomic and intelligent wearables, we can offer businesses greater efficiency and agility in their scanning workflow.”

ProGlove’s award-winning wearable scanners offer a hands-free scanning experience, streamlining work processes and reducing errors during data collection and tracking. By integrating this technology with Handheld’s ultra-rugged devices, users can operate seamlessly in demanding environments, including extreme temperatures, dust, moisture, and drops.

“We are delighted to partner with Handheld and combine our expertise to provide businesses with an unparalleled mobility solution,” said Rajesh Nakarajan, Vice President Channel and Alliances at ProGlove. “Together, we will empower industrial workers with the tools they need to excel in their roles, enabling them to work smarter, faster, and safer.”

Handheld and ProGlove are collaborating closely to ensure that the integration of their technologies is seamless, easy to deploy, and fully optimized for various industrial use cases. The joint solutions improve data accuracy, real-time communication, and overall operational efficiency, helping businesses stay competitive.

For more information about Handheld and ProGlove’s strategic partnership and to experience the integrated solution firsthand, visit the Last Mile Delivery Summit being held October 19-20, 2023, in Las Vegas. For free expo passes, visit this page.

About Handheld

Handheld Group is a manufacturer and global supplier of rugged mobile computers, including handhelds, tablets and customized devices. Handheld and its partners worldwide deliver complete mobility solutions to businesses in industries such as geomatics, logistics, forestry, public transportation, utilities, construction, maintenance, mining, military and security. Handheld Group, part of MilDef, is headquartered in Sweden with subsidiaries in the U.K, Germany, Switzerland, Australia and the USA.

About ProGlove

Founded in 2014, ProGlove provides smart wearable scanner solutions that fuel a continual stream of worker-driven productivity gains. More than 2,000 global industrial customers trust in ProGlove’s innovations. Organizations deploy them to optimize worker experience, maximize uptime, and get more done with existing teams. The company’s hard- and software solutions augment the boots on the ground and promote human-machine collaboration. This brings speed, accuracy, guidance, and ergonomics to the shopfloor workers. Thus, ProGlove’s wearable tech solutions provide organizations with unique shopfloor and device data points. This powerful combination of soft- and hardware enables significant process optimizations, error reductions, and worker well-being enhancements. Pioneers and innovators of all sizes in automotive, manufacturing, retail, and logistics rely on ProGlove. Users report productivity gains of up to 20 per cent and up to 33 per cent fewer errors. With each scan, they can leverage time savings of up to 6 seconds per scan. ProGlove’s customers include organizations such as BMW, DHL, Gap Inc. and Lufthansa Technik Logistik Services. The wearable tech pioneer employs more than 350 people from over 30 countries with offices in Chicago (US), Coventry (UK), Munich (Germany), and Belgrade (Serbia). More information is available at www.proglove.com.

Media Contacts

Sofia Löfblad
Marketing Director, Handheld Group
+46 510 54 71 70

Amy Urban
Marketing Director, Handheld US

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