SWISSto12 and Profen to bring satellite connectivity to Turkey’s aerospace market

March 14, 2023

SWISSto12 additively manufactures a wide range of antenna and radio frequency system products (Courtesy SWISSto12)
SWISSto12 additively manufactures a wide range of antenna and radio frequency system products (Courtesy SWISSto12)

SWISSto12, a provider of additively manufactured antenna and radio frequency (RF) system products headquartered in Renens, Switzerland, has announced a multi-year strategic partnership with technology and SATCOM service provider Profen, Istanbul, Türkiye, to bring mobile connectivity to aerospace, maritime and telecommunication markets worldwide.

The partnership between SWISSto12 and Profen is anticipated to accelerate the design, development and production of additively manufactured K/Ka-band antennas for SATCOM on the move (SOTM) user terminals for in-flight, maritime and land mobile connectivity. Additionally, the sales and representation agreement for satellite communications and surveillance applications in the aerospace industry is expected to facilitate the introduction of SWISSto12’s overall RF product portfolio in Türkiye and countries where Profen is active.

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“SWISSto12 is defined by its purpose to connect the world through next-generation space technology,” stated Dr Emile de Rijk, SWISSto12 founder and CEO. “The strategic partnership with Profen is an important milestone in this endeavor and our joint product portfolio will serve a growing customer base with enhanced connectivity. Profen has rightly established itself as a fast-growing leader in the Turkish aerospace market and I am looking forward to collaborating with a highly experienced team as we bring a specialised RF offering to the Turkish market and beyond.”

Onder Havuzlu, CEO of Profen, added, “Profen’s reputation in targeted markets, and technology and product development, together with its systems integration expertise in satellite communication, aligns with SWISSto12’s vision to design and develop pioneering products. We believe this long-term strategic partnership will strengthen the market reach of both companies and ensure real-time connectivity for our customer base wherever it is needed. We are excited to broaden our portfolio by including SWISSto12’s world-class innovative RF products and also by collaborating on the development of a very cost effective, high-performing SOTM terminal to solve connectivity problems in the telecommunication, maritime and aviation sectors.”

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