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Wingcopter wins ITOCHU – RotorDrone


German drone supply pioneer Wingcopter has introduced the signing of a strategic partnership settlement with ITOCHU Company. ITOCHU joins Wingcopter’s Approved Partnership Program (WAPP) and can act as a devoted distributor and lessor for the Wingcopter 198, Wingcopter’s new eVTOL supply drone, in Japan. On prime, the Japanese conglomerate additionally determined to make a strategic funding in Wingcopter.

With an annual buying and selling income of USD 93 billion, ITOCHU is likely one of the largest Japanese common buying and selling corporations (sogo shosha), using 125,000 staff worldwide.

The WAPP is Wingcopter’s world community of strategic companions. Approved companions embrace drone operators, resellers, and brokers which can be educated and allowed to function, promote, lease, and distribute the Wingcopter 198 know-how of their respective area. In late 2021, Wingcopter had introduced enterprise aviation specialist SYNERJET Corp as an Approved Companion for Latin America. The partnership with ITOCHU additional strengthens Wingcopter’s growth in Japan, one of the necessary markets for drone supply sooner or later, given the nation’s progressive method to integrating drones into on a regular basis life. Primarily based on a steadily rising variety of partnership requests, Wingcopter is seeking to onboard extra companions, constantly increasing Wingcopter’s attain all through the world.

Takanori Morita, Government Officer of ITOCHU and CEO of ITOCHU Europe PLC, by which ITOCHU has made the funding, feedback: “Drone supply has the potential to revolutionize how we transport items, and it could actually instantly enhance the standard of life for many individuals throughout the globe. We imagine Wingcopter is finest positioned to turn out to be the market chief on this area with its very good product in addition to succesful and devoted crew. Ever since our institution in 1858, Itochu’s company mission has been the spirit of “Sampo-Yoshi”. “Sampo-Yoshi” means “good for the vendor”, “good for the client” and “good for society”, and Wingcopter’s enterprise epitomises this spirit. We’re honoured to turn out to be a shareholder of Wingcopter in addition to its Approved Companion in Japan. Along with Wingcopter and its stakeholders, we stay up for an excellent journey with a product that may make a constructive distinction to folks’s lives.“

“We count on Japan to turn out to be one of the necessary areas for drone supply functions within the upcoming years. Subsequently, we’re satisfied that ITOCHU, with the community and experience in an enormous number of enterprise sectors in addition to the monetary energy of a Fortune International 500 firm, will assist us serve extra Japanese clients and permit us to collectively scale Wingcopter’s operations throughout Japan”, provides Tom Plümmer, Co-Founder and CEO of Wingcopter.

ITOCHU joins current traders SYNERJET, DRONE FUND, Expa, Xplorer Capital, Futury Capital, Hessen Kapital III, and Corecam Capital Companions.





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