TAPCO Partners with Iteris to Distribute Intelligent Warning Systems Throughout Texas

Exclusive partnership to support demand for Intelligent Warning Systems

BROWN DEER, Wis. – Feb. 27, 2018 – Traffic and Parking Control Company Co., Inc. (TAPCO), manufacturer, distributor and service provider of traffic safety and parking control products, announce an exclusive agreement with Iteris, Inc. to distribute its highly effective traffic safety line of Intelligent Warning Systems (IWS) throughout the state of Texas.

This agreement allows Iteris to offer TAPCO’s full line of IWS solutions, including solar-powered and LED-enhanced warning solutions for pedestrian crosswalks, stop sign intersections, work zones, parking facilities and more.

The new partnership will facilitate the introduction and expansion of lifesaving products to address traffic safety needs in Texas. TAPCO has already installed highly effective BlinkerChevron™ Dynamic Curve Warning Systems and wrong-way solutions in the state.

“TAPCO Intelligent Warning Systems have become widely used throughout the state of Texas, which triggered our decision to evaluate distribution partners in the industry,” said Lindsay Lau, Director of Sales at TAPCO. “Iteris was an easy choice because of its reputation, industry expertise and superior service levels. The company’s ability to foster long-term relationships by educating end users and contractors on advanced roadway technology will ensure our innovative products are well-represented and people are safer as a result.”

"TAPCO's range of advanced roadway technology complements our own offerings and will position us to deliver end-to-end solutions in a key strategic market for Iteris," said Nader Ayoub, Regional Vice President of Roadway Sensors at Iteris. "Texas is one of the largest, most progressive and influential transportation markets in the U.S., so we would expect our innovative use of technology in the state to ultimately benefit the safety and convenience of road users nationwide."

Since 1956, TAPCO has provided standard and custom traffic safety and parking solutions to every level of government, as well as private businesses. As a third-generation, family-owned company, TAPCO proudly serves communities across the United States, Canada and beyond to provide safe travels to millions.

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Iteris is the global leader in applied informatics for transportation and agriculture, turning big data into big breakthrough solutions. The company collects, aggregates and analyzes data on traffic, roads, weather, water, soil and crops to generate precise informatics that lead to safer transportation and smarter farming. Municipalities, government agencies, crop science companies, farmers and agronomists around the world use our solutions to make roads safer and travel more efficient, as well as farmlands more sustainable, healthy and productive.