Sky-Futures, a provider of drone-based inspections for the global industrial markets, has announced its first international franchise, Sky-Futures Malaysia.
Datuk Wan Zulkiflee Wan Ariffin, president and group CEO of Malaysian oil and gas company Petronas, officially launched the franchise at the Oil & Gas Asia Exhibition at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre on July 12.
The first franchisee is the Essem Group of companies, who are regional operational integrity specialists in the Southeast Asian oil and gas industry. Essem Group provides a range of project supply, operations and maintenance solutions.
By creating an international franchise program, Sky-Futures says it can partner with established local companies, which can sell services, training and software, as well as provide local support, to customers looking to deploy unmanned aircraft for industrial inspections.