Doosan Infracore announced that it formed a strategic partnership with U.S. big data unicorn Palantir Technologies for the first time in Korea, as part of the effort to accelerate digital transformation.
Palantir is a Silicon Valley-based big data startup that provides big data analysis platform to organizations in various fields, ranging from the public sector to finance to manufacturing, to be used for arresting criminals, preventing financial risk, improving productivity and product quality, etc.
According to 2018 Inc.’s list of unicorns, Palantir is the fifth largest valued at US $20.5 billion after Uber, Airbnb, SpaceX, and WeWork.
Through a strategic partnership with Palantir, Doosan Infracore will build a big data platform to optimize the business operations and speed up the decision making the process. More specifically, the company will visualize data across businesses including sales, production, R&D, quality control, customer services, and IOT solutions “DoosanCONNECT” to establish a platform for collaboration to strengthen communication between businesses, and ultimately boost effectiveness in operation.
An official of Doosan Infracore said, “We are continuously searching for new business opportunities by working with Silicon Valley startups. Partnership with Palantir will allow Doosan Infracore to lead the way and to be the best in digital transformation in the construction equipment industry.”
Unicorn: a startup company with a current valuation of US $1 billion or more.
ABOUT DOOSAN INFRACORE
Doosan Infracore, Korea’s top machinery manufacturer and a global leader in Infrastructure Support Business, has established an unrivaled position in construction equipment, engines, a variety of attachments and utility equipment.
ABOUT DOOSAN INFRACORE NORTH AMERICA, LLC
Doosan Infracore North America, LLC, headquartered in Suwanee, Georgia, markets the Doosan brand of products that includes crawler excavators, wheel excavators, mini excavators, wheel loaders, articulated dump trucks, material handlers, log loaders, and attachments. With more than 150 heavy equipment dealer locations in North America, Doosan is known for an unmatched dedication to service and customer uptime, and durable, reliable products. Doosan is fast becoming a global force in heavy construction equipment.