Savi Technology, a Lockheed Martin company, and India-based AVAANA have entered into a strategic partnership for active radio frequency identification (RFID)-based supply chain solutions, products and services to prospective government and commercial customers in India. In fact, the partners have inked an exclusive teaming and marketing agreement focused on markets in India.

The regional partnership was developed to leverage the technology expertise and geographic knowledge base of the two companies in delivering state-of-the-art, real-time solutions to the government, defense, homeland security and transportation sectors in India..

As Savi’s partner, AVAANA™ will provide Savi’s range of innovative and proven active RFID services and technology products. Plus, AVAANA will collaborate with Savi to deliver Savi’s customized active RFID-based solutions that are mission-critical to customers.

“The powerful synergies created by the Savi-AVAANA partnership in India will help deliver leading-edge supply chain and infrastructure solutions to one of the world’s largest and most rapidly growing economies,” said Bruce Jacquemard, Savi’s managing director of International Business. “AVAANA’s proven RFID experience, technology expertise, innovation, and relationships make it the perfect partner for Savi in the India marketplace.”

“There is tremendous interest in India to capitalize on the proven benefits of active RFID, and Savi Technology clearly has distinguished itself as a world leader and innovator in this field,” said Bimal Sareen, chief executive officer of AVAANA. “From defense and homeland security to transportation and port infrastructure, the opportunities to apply active RFID solutions with Savi in India are diverse and vast.” . .