|By Business Wire||
|April 4, 2014 04:29 PM EDT||
E Systems Technology announced today it has been selected by Active Mind Technology, Inc., maker of GAME GOLF, to provide collaboration-based and product life cycle focused manufacturing systems. As a result, GAME GOLF is being manufactured where it was created, in the innovation capital of the world - Silicon Valley and will benefit from E Systems Factory-Free ™ approach to manufacturing and its OEM management, factory automation, product engineering and high volume expertise.
“GAME GOLF is a revolutionary product changing the way we socialize about golf and reveal how we are actually playing the game,” said John McGuire, CEO of Active Mind. “Given the innovative technology associated with GAME GOLF, it was imperative that our manufacturing process was based nearby to ensure quality control and a strong collaboration between our engineers, product designers and the manufacturer. E Systems Technology provided the perfect solution.”
As part of the on-going relationship, E Systems will provide Design For Manufacturing (DFM), Supply Chain Management (SCM) and New Product Introduction (NPI) services to take the current GAME GOLF product from pre-production prototyping to factory mass production. E Systems will also provide high-volume manufacturing services for Active Mind Technology, Inc. using its scalable U.S.-based facilities. This means production can be done more quickly than at an offshore facility with the final product being created closer to the end users, cutting down on shipping time and the potential IP issues associated with offshore manufacturing.
“Working with Active Mind Technology, we have created a new production paradigm which allows us to apply our previous OEM experience and automaton expertise to collaborate with our customer at a true peer-to-peer level. This allows makers of consumer electronics, for the first time ever, to have a viable and preferable alternative to the outsourcing and off shoring of their high tech consumer products,” said Robert de Neve, CEO of E Systems. “We’re looking forward to a long OEM partnership with Active Mind Technology supporting them as they develop and build current and next generation products.”
About Active Mind Technology, Inc.:
Active Mind Technology, Inc. is a privately held company that is pioneering the gamification of sport through its development of the GAME platform. GAME GOLF, its first product, was nominated for three CES Innovations Design and Engineering Awards at this year’s International Consumer Electronics Show. GAME GOLF is available now at www.gamegolf.com.
About E Systems:
E Systems is an automation–based manufacturing technology & business infrastructure company providing adaptive business solutions to OEM’s building IP sensitive products and equipment in the Semiconductor, Bio-Medical, Robotics, Alternative Energy and Consumer Electronics space. The company maintains its headquarters in Santa Clara, California, and additional factories in Muskegon, Michigan, and Austin, Texas. E Systems’ website is www.esystemstechnology.com.
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