New collaboration between Thomas Concrete Group and Tech Start-up Sensohive
Concrete expertise and IoT technology working together for optimized concreting
Gothenburg, January 26th, 2021
The Danish Start-up Sensohive and Thomas Concrete Group from Sweden today announced their cooperation. This partnership combines Thomas Concrete Group’s expertise and in depth knowledge of the concrete technology and construction business with Sensohive’s competences in wireless sensor technologies for ongoing concrete projects.
Thomas Concrete Group is one of the leading ready-mixed concrete suppliers in its European and US markets, delivering its products and services to multiple construction projects, driving the digitalization process in the industry. Sensohive specializes in wireless sensor and transmission technology and solutions.
The collaboration between the Scandinavian companies aims to boost the concrete monitoring solutions of tomorrow for optimized concreting.The objective of the collaboration is to jointly run development that benefits both businesses and to progress from a technology as well as business value standpoint.
“With our Swedish neighbor we found a great partner to work together on the mission to create value out of data in the construction industry,” says Casper Harlev, CEO & Co-Founder from Sensohive. “Thomas Concrete Group has extensive know-how and insights into the industry and it’s a great collaboration partner for us to bring Maturix, our real-time concrete monitoring solution to the next level!”
”Concrete has been in our focus for almost 70 years. We have gathered a lot of knowledge and experience in ready-mixed concrete”. – says Lennart Björnström, CIO and Head of Busines Development at Thomas Concrete Group. – “Our customers expect from us new products and solutions that will make their day at the construction site easier. In cooperation with Sensohive we can fulfill those expectations making the construction industry more efficient and sustainable.
Lennart Björnström, CIO and Head of Busines Development at Thomas Concrete Group
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About Thomas Concrete Group AB
Thomas Concrete Group is a Swedish family-owned company that produces and distributes highquality concrete for site-cast construction. The company was established in 1955 in Karlstad, Sweden, by Martin Thomas and operations are currently conducted in the USA, Poland, Germany, Norway and Sweden. The head office is in Gothenburg, Sweden. The Group has around 2,100 employees, produced 5.5 million m3 of concrete and had turnover of approximately SEK 7.7 billion in 2019. www.thomasconcretegroup.com
The Danish Startup Sensohive is manufacturing, marketing and selling wireless sensor digital solutions to different industries with the aim to make it easy to collect, analyze and understand value data for their customers’ businesses. This includes development of a sensor system for the construction industry, Maturix®, with the specific aim to provide real-time monitoring of concrete, today focused on the measurement of temperature and the concrete strength development (maturity). www.sensohive.com