Rotterdam – August 6, 2020 – Terra Drone invests in Dutch Drone Solution provider Skytools to offer corporate and government clients with advanced drone solutions. The companies will together establish a strong drone hub in Rotterdam consisting of Training facilities and Research & Development centers.
Terra Drone Corporation, one of the largest providers of industrial drone solutions in the world, is announcing the completion of its investment in Skytools, a leading Dutch company that provides advanced drone solutions to corporate and governmental clients. Skytools supplies a very wide range of professional Drone equipment together with the registration, training, and maintenance having 12 years of experience in the drone industry.
Skytools support clients to grow drone-based solutions within the organization of the clients to enhance Safety, Efficiency, and Productivity. Skytools serve a wide range of corporate clients in industries such as Oil & Gas, Chemical, Engineering, Utilities, etc. as well as a wide range of governmental clients. Skytools is working together with its clients on the New European rules and regulations from EASA (European Union Aviation Safety Agency) which can accelerate BVLOS
(Beyond Visual Line of Sight) and night flights. Skytools is also working on Research and Development of solutions such as fully automated drones (Drone in the box) and remotely operated drone-powered with 5G. Services such as survey, inspection, or surveillance will be developed further collaborating together with Terra Drone Europe and Terra Inspectioneering also having offices in The Netherlands.
Skytools will also start providing military-grade fixed wings from C-Astral a Terra Drone group company in Slovenia. There will also be a dedicated focus on the expansion of the business throughout Europe and worldwide collaborating with the Terra Drone group companies around the globe.
Marko Van Es, CEO, Skytools, says, “Working close together with the Terra drone group next to the Port of Rotterdam will give our clients a strong partner for aerial services at their facilities. For Skytools this collaboration means that we can look further than the Dutch borders and expand a high level of service on a European and Global scale”
Yuki Ueno, Head of Europe, Terra Drone Corporation, says, “Skytools has been dedicating themselves to provide the best drone-based solutions to the clients and has contributed to the growth of the market. Collaboration with Skytools will surely boost Terra Drone’s force to create a better future by utilizing and developing the capability of drones on a global scale.”
■ About Terra Drone Corporation
Established in 2016, Terra Drone Corporation has quickly become one of the world’s largest industrial drone solution providers employing over 500 drone industry professionals. The company’s head office is located in Tokyo, Japan, and more than 25 branches are spread globally throughout Asia, Europe, South America, Africa, and Oceania. Terra Drone provides innovative enterprise drone services for oil and gas, utilities, renewables, mining, construction, and GIS sectors, among others.
Terra Drone provides end-to-end solutions specializing in each sector by using high-performance hardware, cutting-edge software, and customizable drone traffic management systems (UTM). The company actively invests in or partner with UAV technology providers to help them promote their products and services in the global market.
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