|Tuesday 23 September 2008|
Dallas, TX, June 1, 2008 – At the 2008 IPI Show, Parkeon, Parkeon, the world’s leading provider of integrated on-street parking systems, introduced their first American-made multi-space parking meter. Currently, there are over 13,000 European made Parkeon pay stations in the U.S., but plans are to manufacture new Strada pay stations at Flextronics in Plano, TX.
Flextronics is a leading Electronics Manufacturing Services (EMS) provider focused on delivering complete design, engineering and manufacturing services to automotive, computing, consumer digital, industrial, infrastructure, medical and mobile OEMs. Flextronics operates in 30 countries, with a world-class workforce that includes approximately 4,000 design engineers.
Parkeon believes that building products in the U.S. will be more cost-effective and efficient because shipping costs can be eliminated and turn-around time can improve. An added benefit is the ability to gear products specifically towards U.S. customers.
“Parkeon is very excited about bringing manufacturing to the U.S.”,
says Dave Palmer, Regional Marketing Manager. “We have grown our
American client base significantly over the last ecade
By offering clients advanced meter technology for both Pay-by-Space and Pay & Display environments, sophisticated back office parking management software, and the ability to integrate with allied parking technologies, Parkeon helps cities build the on-street parking systems they need to track and manage transactions, occupancy, violations, maintenance needs, and more. Over 100 cities and universities throughout North America rely on Parkeon to help them manage their parking needs.
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