ESMIG welcomes u-blox as a new member

During the General Assembly of 14th of November in Barcelona, the application of u-blox to join as the 28th ESMIG members was unanimously approved.  

u-blox is a leading supplier of positioning and wireless semiconductors and modules for the automotive, industrial and consumer markets. The components enable people, vehicles and machines to locate their exact position and communicate wirelessly over cellular and short range networks. The broad portfolio of chips, modules and software solutions, uniquely positions u‑blox to empower OEMs to develop innovative solutions for the Internet of Things, quickly and cost‑effectively. The headquarter is in Thalwil, Switzerland, and u‑blox is globally present with offices in Europe, Asia and the USA.

"We welcome u‑blox to ESMIG and look forward to u‑blox’s contribution to the activities of ESMIG on both political and technical issues related to consumer energy management. We appreciate u-blox’ expertise on cellular communication and its application in the utility industry. ," said Willem Strabbing, Managing Director of ESMIG.

"By joining ESMIG we show our commitment to industrial applications and customers. We look forward to interacting with special interest groups and interdisciplinary organizations in the smart metering ecosystem," said Thomas Seiler, u-blox CEO. "Working along the European Commission will also allow us to have access to the new technology and regulation initiatives in the smart energy sector at a very early stage and shape our smart metering product portfolio accordingly."



ESMIG is the European voice of smart energy solution providers. Our members provide products, information technology and services solutions for Electricity, Gas, Water or Heat metering, data transfer or and security, display and/or management of energy consumption and generation at consumer premises. Our activities are focused around systems for smart metering, consumer energy management and safe and secure data transfer. We work closely with EU policy makers and other EU associations to make Europe’s energy and water systems cleaner, reliable, more efficient and the European consumer informed, empowered and engaged.