Thread Announces Partnership with Gresco Technology Solutions

[Grand Forks, North Dakota] Thread is excited to announce our new partnership with Gresco Technology Solutions (GTS). This partnership combines Thread’s innovative software with Gresco’s expertise in unmanned solutions, providing customers with:

  • Rapid Flight Planning: Simplifying mission planning and execution, reducing manual errors, and improving efficiency. 
  • Automated Data Management: Imagery is automatically uploaded into UNITI Workspace without the need to manage SD cards, hard drives, or local device storage.
  • Advanced Analytics: Utilizing powerful analytics tools to interpret complex data, aiding in the maintenance of utility infrastructure, and enhancing decision-making processes.

This partnership reflects Gresco Technology Solutions’ commitment to providing cutting-edge solutions to their customers geared towards enhancing the capabilities of their drone solutions with Thread’s robust software, ensuring our customers benefit from the latest advancements in utility asset management. We are excited about the possibilities this partnership holds and the positive impact it will have on the utility sector!

Gresco Technology Solutions, a trusted brand of Gresco Utility Supply, Inc., carries forward a legacy of excellence and innovation that began in 1960. Committed to supporting clients through every phase of their drone program, from equipment selection to training and fleet management, GTS is not just responding to the industry’s needs; it’s anticipating them.

“We are thrilled to partner with Thread, bringing our customers rapid flight planning, automated data management, and advanced analytics using their UNITI Workspace software. This collaboration underscores Gresco Technology Solutions’ dedication to delivering cutting-edge drone solutions, enhancing utility asset management, and driving digital transformation in the utility sector. Together with Thread, we are set to redefine efficiency and innovation for electric utilities nationwide.” 

– Ali Ahmed, Director of UAS

Thread developed software-as-a-service for electric utilities and generation. The company specializes in asset data management, workflow automation, and collaboration tools through their UNITI Workspace. UNITI is immediately deployable, ensuring rapid onboarding and prolonged success. Thread’s software helps utilities understand the evolution of risk across their networks, transforming reactionary repairs into proactive, data-driven infrastructure protection.

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