Rajant Corporation Announces Agreement with Caterpillar Dealer, MacAllister Machinery

Rajant Corporation Announces Agreement with Caterpillar Dealer, MacAllister Machinery

Rajant Corporation, a leading provider of wireless mining solutions, announced today that it has entered into a reseller agreement with Indiana-based MacAllister Machinery Co. Inc., (MacAllister ) to market, sell and support its BreadCrumb® wireless mesh communications product line.

“We look forward to working with MacAllister within the Caterpillar dealer network. With this new dealer agreement, Rajant has the opportunity to reach critical markets in mining and construction in the Midwest,” said Frank Olivieri, Director of Business Development, Mining Division for Rajant. “MacAllister is known for excellent product knowledge, and world-class customer service and support.”

Established in 1945 and headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana, MacAllister offers a full line of equipment solutions to their mining, construction, paving, earthmoving, truck engine, power generation, industrial, landscape, municipality, and agricultural customers. MacAllister focuses on delivering a consistently high level of customer service while focusing on the specific needs of individual customers. An extensive network of in-house and field service personnel ensures that their customers not only have the right equipment for the job, but that the equipment is always operating at peak performance. MacAllister is a full service Caterpillar dealership providing new and used equipment sales, service, product support, parts, and rental services with locations throughout 15 convenient locations throughout Indiana: Beech Grove, Bicknell, Bloomington, Columbus, Fishers, Fort Wayne, Greensburg, Indianapolis (HQ, Power Systems), Indianapolis (West), Lafayette, Muncie, Richmond, South Bend, Terre Haute, and Washington.

MacAllister will be a major partner in the sales, delivery, installation, training and support of Rajant wireless BreadCrumb® networks. Primary customers include mining and construction companies. The Rajant network is made up of wireless BreadCrumb® devices that form a wireless, meshed, self-healing network for health monitoring, fleet management, and other critical mining and construction applications such as Caterpillar’s Vital Information Management System (VIMS), condition monitoring, asset management, operator communication and dispatch. Many vehicles and workers that require wireless communications are constantly on the move throughout the mining network. The Rajant network’s wireless BreadCrumb® nodes can rapidly adapt to any changes in the network topology, assuring that IP traffic uptime and bandwidth are maximized. Operators of mining and construction companies directly benefit from the Rajant network by an increase in operational efficiency and lower operating costs, saving them money.

“MacAllister is very proud to become an authorized Rajant reseller,” said Dan Dayton, Heavy Equipment Sales Manager at MacAllister Machinery Company Inc. “The Rajant wireless BreadCrumb® products are an easy to use, wireless network that mining and construction companies have become more efficient and safer with their operations. We are pleased with the opportunity to add Rajant’s BreadCrumbs to our technology solutions offering.”

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