STRATFORD, Conn., Sept. 10, 2018 – Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company (NYSE: NYT), has chosen to collaborate with BridgeIT on a five-year industrial cooperation project to develop and deliver software to Sikorsky Field Service Representatives. BridgeIT will be working together with Sikorsky to deliver a modern mobile digital workplace solution to employees to support Sikorsky commercial helicopter customers around the world.
The industrial cooperation agreement with Sikorsky is the result of a strategic decision within BridgeIT as part of a broader transformation focused on expanding BridgeIT’s role within consulting and software digital workplace solution software development market. Other global facility and logistics companies have cooperated with BridgeIT to deliver solutions to their employees and therefore contributed to this transformative development within BridgeIT.
“This agreement is a milestone for BridgeIT,” said BridgeIT Chief Technical Officer, Jacob Gliemann Larsen. “Not only will we be developing software with Sikorsky, but at the same time it gives BridgeIT the possibility to establish itself in the U.S.”
“Our collaboration with BridgeIT is a success story of utilizing industrial cooperation to meet a targeted Sikorsky business need,” said Lockheed Martin Rotary & Mission Systems Director, Industrial Participation, Linda Scott. “With this innovation, Sikorsky is able to better support its customers, and the collaboration to create that product has synergistic benefits for all involved.”
The industrial cooperation project was approved by the Danish Business Authority under the Guidelines for Industrial Co-Operation in Denmark.
About Lockheed Martin
Headquartered in Bethesda, Maryland, Lockheed Martin is a global security and aerospace company that employs approximately 100,000 people worldwide and is principally engaged in the research, design, development, manufacture, integration and sustainment of advanced technology systems, products and services. This year the company received three Edison Awards for ground-breaking innovations in autonomy, satellite technology and directed energy.