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Milbank, an electrical manufacturing company, and Sentec, a provider of smart grid and energy technologies, have announced a partnership to research and develop new products and business ideas.

"Sentec's innovation and knowledge of the smart grid have enabled us to expand into new markets with ground-breaking new product offerings, and we are keen to further the relationship," says Lavon R. Winkler, president and CEO of Milbank.

"Innovation at Sentec is not just about new technologies. We are also developing new ways of working with our partners and new business models which enable all parties to benefit from both intellectual property and products developed in close collaboration," adds Mark England, CEO of Sentec.

In concert with this partnership, Milbank has established operations in the U.K., with offices in Cambridge. Milbank will bring its energy management technology to countries throughout Europe.

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