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Ultimo and Optimal announce a partnership to help customers in asset-intensive industries benefit from stronger maintenance strategies

Posted on 22 June 2021

Ultimo and Optimal announce a partnership to help customers in asset-intensive industries benefit from stronger maintenance strategies

Cooperation provides customers a holistic solution for asset management needs

Enterprise Asset Management (EAM) platform provider Ultimo joins forces with physical asset management company Optimal. Aberdeen-based Optimal specialises in strategic physical asset management solutions that enhance performance management to deliver consistent, sustainable cost savings. Ultimo’s cloud platform helps customers across sectors increase asset availability and optimise safety and productivity. This partnership enables manufacturing, logistics and utilities customers in the UK to profit from comprehensive solutions that leverage both the asset management expertise of Optimal and the leading EAM technology of Ultimo.

Optimal and Ultimo have been working together since 2018, focusing on physical asset-intensive industries. Ultimo's EAM cloud platform provides effective day-to-day asset management for thousands of customers in Europe in the manufacturing, logistics and utilities sectors, including Gatwick Airport, Bristol Ports and Bosch. Now, Optimal’s customers will also benefit from a local point of contact for Ultimo’s software and expert support.

Marcel Leeflang, Head of Channel Sales at Ultimo, said: “The cooperation with Optimal is another great step in our international growth strategy. Optimal’s engineers speak the same language as Ultimo; they know exactly what value effective asset management brings to asset-intensive companies. Optimal already has a good footprint in our target verticals, making it an ideal partner for us. A robust asset and maintenance management strategy implemented via an effective EAM system, such as Ultimo, provides organisations an integrated solution to get the most out of their assets.”

Terry Ebinum, Principal Consultant (EAM & Asset Data) at Optimal, commented: “Through this partnership, our customers get the benefit of a flexible, holistic, and cost-effective solution for their asset management needs. Our consultancy services support the successful implementation of Ultimo EAM as well as the management and optimisation of asset hierarchy, data, and maintenance strategies within the system. Customers can expect to reduce downtime, safety incidents and maintenance costs, while extending the lifespan of their critical assets.”

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