Kwant Ensures Safety of 5k+ Workers in One of the Largest U.S. EV Factory Developments

Kwant Ensures Safety of 5k+ Workers in One of the Largest U.S. EV Factory Developments

Walbridge Construction and GM teamed with Kwant to improve productivity and safety through smart wearable technology.
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During the COVID-19 pandemic, General Motors (GM) and Walbridge Construction faced a tough task: ensuring a safe job-site operation during the ongoing construction work. To address this, they partnered with and they helped find a solution to improve safety & peace of mind amongst the workers in Detroit.

Companies came together and deployed smart badges with BLE and LORA modules for instant position tracking of workers making it convenient to trace the location of workers on construction sites.

By using's technology, GM and Walbridge not only managed pandemic challenges but also embraced innovation beyond it. Features like asset tracking and SOS alerts streamlined operations and enhanced productivity. provided the necessary speed and flexibility for Walbridge's requirements. Leveraging the Lorawan network, efficiently covered the expansive construction sites, allowing quick deployment and manufacturing of new badges. Notably, these badges were produced in the USA, specifically in Detroit. 

For an in-depth look at how General Motors (GM), Walbridge Construction, and tackled the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic, download the full case study.

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