Angel Group State of the Union 2018: Introducing the new companies in the Group and the latest Innovative Projects
The 2018 State of the Union officially welcomed the new companies of the Angel Group. An occasion to share the enthusiasm on achieved results and projects planned for the coming years
Mola di Bari (Italy) – “Angel Group State of the Union 2018” took place on Friday April 13 at Sitael headquarters in Mola di Bari and was attended by more than 1000 employees, some of which remotely connected via video-conferencing from the all international offices of the Group.
The annual reunion is a special “formative and informative” event involving all the different Angel Group member companies – MERMEC, Blackshape, Sitael, VVN, SIT, AngelStar, eWings – and dedicated to networking, motivation, information sharing and goals alignment.
This year the event has been the occasion to officially welcome the new teams working in different field such as: SIT, that provides a range of survey, geographic and CAD data, including aerial photography, mapping and LiDAR and eWings, that designs and develops high-performance voice and data wireless networks for car-to-pit telemetry in Formula 1 races.
“We started designing innovative products 40 years ago, they were surely different and yet they have been always disruptive compared to the existing solutions at that time. Since then, the world has changed and we have extended our boundaries in different industries and countries, becoming a global leader. We need to persist with our credo: Innovation and Hard Work” claimed Mr. Vito Pertosa, President of Angel Group.
Angel is the Italian high-tech holding who leads a group of pioneering companies, which are global leaders and technology innovators in delivering end-to-end solutions to railway, space, aviation, motorsport and “internet of things” sectors. Founded in 2008 by the Italian entrepreneur, Vito Pertosa, Angel generates innovation, quality and expertise to develop innovative products and services with the highest value-added for customers.
With industrial and technical sites across 18 countries, advanced proprietary technologies and more than 1,000 highly skilled professionals – 650 of whom are engineers – Angel invests about 12% of annual sales in innovation and is equipped with best-in-class R&D capabilities to serve its target markets. Angel’s member companies have now advanced products and services in use in 54 countries worldwide.
Angel, which is continuously looking for long-term investments opportunities in high-tech sectors, announced on November 2016, its investment in the Canadian company TransPod Inc. that is building the world leading Hyperloop system to disrupt and redefine commercial transportation.
Angel’s member companies will provide TransPod with complementary unique competencies and technical capabilities collaborating with TransPod in the testing and development of new products and technologies for Hyperloop.