Teufelberger, the world-leading rope manufacturer, today announced a strategic partnership with the world’s top provider of personal protective equipment (PPE) management platforms, Papertrail.
The partnership will see Papertrail’s inspection management platform being offered to customers alongside selected Teufelberger product lines from 2019.
This will give Teufelberger customers the option of storing and updating product details and inspection results simply and easily at any time, using Papertrail’s cloud-based mobile applications.
“At Teufelberger we provide ropes and equipment for some of the most demanding customers and applications on the planet” said Angela Lloyd, business unit manager for Teufelberger’s Tree Care Division.
“Maintaining this product in top condition is of critical importance to our customers and will be a lot easier to keep digital records thanks to partnership between Teufelberger and Papertrail.”
Ben Scholes, Papertrail’s CEO, said: “Papertrail is the industry standard for inspection, certification and audit management in the PPE Sector. We believe this partnership will bring significant benefits to Teufelberger’s customers, improving safety and quality.”
Teufelberger Products will soon be available to search and add to Papertrail accounts using the PPE Product Directory.
Family-owned Teufelberger is a diversified, international group specialising in fibre ropes, steel wire ropes and strapping. Innovation, steady growth and geographic expansion are firmly defined goals in the group strategy. www.teufelberger.com
Papertrail offers the world’s leading Inspection and compliance management software platform. We make inspection management and safety compliance faster and more efficient, creating operational efficiencies for organisations of all sizes. www.papertrail.io
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