CyPhy Works, Inc. and Pilot Thomas Logistics are providing UAV services to customers in the oil and gas industry using CyPhy’s Persistent Aerial Reconnaissance and Communications (PARC) system, a persistent drone with recorded flights of 200+ hours.
The collaboration is yet another is a string of partnerships that are forming between established companies in the construction and logistics industry and drone technology firms (e.g. DroneDeploy and CNH, Airware and Caterpillar)
Lance VandenBrook, CEO of CyPhy Works stated, “We are excited to be working with Pilot Thomas Logistics to provide our UAV services to their customers in the oil and gas industry. The applications for our PARC drone in this sector are vast and include, but are not limited to, emergency/incident management, job-site surveillance and security, equipment monitoring and communications.”
“This is a great opportunity for Pilot Thomas Logistics. Our relationship with CyPhy Works allows us to expand our service portfolio to include innovative, state-of-the-art drone services that will assist our customers in the day-to-day operations of their business,” said Scott Prince, President and CEO of Pilot Thomas Logistics.
Recently recognized as one of the “Most Innovative Companies in Robotics” by Fast Company, CyPhy Works is a leading drone company focused on developing innovative aerial platforms to support a multitude of industries including energy, defense, public safety, agriculture, logistics, marine, mining power and transportation.
Based in Fort Worth, Texas, Pilot Thomas Logistics is a premier provider of fuel, lubricants and chemicals to the energy, marine, mining and industrial markets throughout North America. Focused on providing outstanding customer service, Pilot Thomas Logistics’ delivers exceptional logistics solutions with 1,500 specialized trucks and trailers, 30 marine barges and vessels, and the industry-leading network of fuel and lubricant terminals, storage, equipment and warehouses.
Alan is serial entrepreneur, active angel investor, and a drone enthusiast. He co-founded DRONELIFE.com to address the emerging commercial market for drones and drone technology. Prior to DRONELIFE.com, Alan co-founded Where.com, ThinkingScreen Media, and Nurse.com. Recently, Alan has co-founded Crowditz.com, a leader in Equity Crowdfunding Data, Analytics, and Insights. Alan can be reached at alan(at)dronelife.com