June 15, 2017

Wirepas moves its headquarters to new premises in Tampere and hires 15 new employees

– The company invests in world class test facilities to serve its global customers

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Wirepas, the leading global connectivity provider for large-scale industrial IoT, is growing fast. The company is moving its HQ and R&D to new premises in Tampere to accommodate the business and personnel headcount growth. The office is located within the Tampere University of Technology and High-Tech business park, at Visiokatu 4, 33720 Tampere Finland. Wirepas will be leasing the premises at Business Park Farmi from KEVA.
– The proximity of the University and high number of vibrant tech companies is clearly a benefit for us. There is an amazing amount of competences clustered within this area, not least because of the legacy of Nokia and Microsoft that have both had their offices here. We expect this to be the tech-hub of Tampere region going forward, Wirepas CEO Teppo Hemiä says.
Approximately 1000 m2 office consist of Wirepas HQ premises and core R&D ensuring close interaction between product marketing, sales and business development. Besides the location and space, one of the main reasons for relocation were the world-class radio test chambers. The new premises include six radio frequency chamber rooms with >120 dBm attenuation. This capacity enables Wirepas to run tests on any regional frequencies in its core R&D lab hence being able to support customers and partners worldwide.
Wirepas employs about 40 people in seven countries. Because of the strong customer demand and growth Wirepas is investing strongly in its growth, and at the moment is looking for Smart Lighting Product Marketing, Senior Protocol SW Design Engineer, Security Architect, Protocol Standardization Expert, IoT Platforms and System Integrators Product Marketing, Hardware Partner Product Marketing, Full-stack Developer and FAE / Senior Technical Support, Sales, EMEA. More information about the open positions can be found on the company website at https://wirepas.com/careers/ and in LinkedIn.


– It seems that the timing for our unique technology and market approach has been right. The pull from the partner ecosystem and end users is strong, and we want to make sure we can answer the call. For that we need more people in Tampere, at our HQ, but also globally, Wirepas CEO Teppo Hemiä says.


Further information:
• Sebastian Linko, Vice President, Marketing and Communications, +358 (0)40 023 6607, sebastian.linko(at)wirepas.com

Wirepas in brief

Wirepas is focused on providing the most reliable, optimized, scalable and easy to use device connectivity for its customers. Wirepas Connectivity is a de-centralized radio communications protocol that can be used in any device, with any radio chip and on any radio band. With Wirepas Connectivity there is no need for traditional repeaters because every wireless device is a smart router of the network. The connected devices form the network – easy as that. Wirepas has its headquarters in Tampere, Finland and offices in Australia, France, Germany, South Korea, the UK and the United States.
Things connected – Naturally