WALLINGFORD, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mutualink, Inc., specializing in advanced interoperable communications solutions for public safety, emergency management and defense personnel, today announced that Benchmark Electronics, Inc. (NYSE: BHE), a worldwide provider of integrated manufacturing, design, and engineering services to OEMs, will manufacture Mutualink’s product line to meet the growing demand for its interoperability solution.
Mutualink delivers an interoperable communications platform that enables nationwide multimedia sharing to enhance emergency management, coordination and response. Mutualink’s system is currently deployed by hundreds of public and private entities throughout the world, and this partnership with Benchmark will enable Mutualink to achieve full production scale worldwide.
“Benchmark is highly-regarded as a world-class manufacturer, which will allow Mutualink to fulfill our increasing customer demand,” said Mark Hatten, Chairman and CEO of Mutualink. “Mutualink’s growth requires a top-tier manufacturing partner who can meet the growing need for our reliable, secure, interoperable communications platform.”
“We are looking forward to supporting Mutualink by delivering custom design support and manufacturing expertise for their interoperability products,” said Gayla Delly, CEO and President of Benchmark. “We are excited about our expanding relationship and bringing their new and innovative products to market.”
Mutualink, Inc. has developed an interoperable communications platform that enables nationwide multimedia sharing of radio, voice, text, video, data files and telephone communications in a secure environment. Mutualink’s system is currently deployed by hundreds of public and private entities worldwide, including homeland security and defense installations, NATO Special Operations Forces, police and fire departments, transit authorities, hospitals, shopping malls, casinos, and more. Mutualink is a privately-held company headquartered in Wallingford, Conn., with R&D facilities in Westford, Mass. and Puerto Rico.