The agreement is signed for one year with an option to extend and HiQ has been given the confidence in all procurement areas concerning software development.
“We are a leader within software development in the Nordic region and we are naturally proud to be chosen among a large number of suppliers. ESAB is an interesting client with global operations who, like HiQ, enjoys a position in the absolute forefront of technology. We look forward to contributing with our know-how and experience in order to further improve ESAB’s business and simplify for both employees and end consumers,” says Jerker Lindstén, Managing Director at HiQ Gothenburg.
The framework agreement covers the following six areas: software design, software testing, software architecture, embedded software design business project management and industrial design.
“More and more companies are completely dependent on IT, not least within the industry segment. Innovative and simplifying digital solutions have become a necessity in order to succeed in today’s tough competition. We are helping many of our global industrial clients to create smart services that simplify operations and create new business offerings,” says Lars Stugemo, President and CEO of HiQ.
ESAB is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of consumables and equipment for welding and cutting. ESAB was founded in 1904 and the company’s solutions are well-known for their level of innovation. The products are developed based on client feedback and built with the competence and solid experience of a global market leader. With manufacturing facilities in five continents and more than 8,600 employees, ESAB can deliver products and support services to customers all over the world.