Retail inMotion Partners with Unisto to Revolutionize Inflight Retail with Digital Sealing Solutions

We’re thrilled to announce an exclusive partnership with Unisto. This collaboration will introduce the groundbreaking Unisto Spire digital sealing solution and myU application, enabling the digital opening and closing of aircraft trolley seals across Retail inMotion’s inflight retail programs.

The Unisto product features GPS tracking and user event traceability, allowing real-time tracking of seal events via an app and back-office portal. It was successfully tested with one of RiM’s airline customers in January 2024 and is now entering a broader trial and deployment phase, with a full fleet rollout set for July 2024.

“We’re delighted about this new partnership with Unisto, a trusted brand in the security industry,” shared Colin McKenna, Head of Partnership and Innovation at Retail inMotion. “Being first to market with this solution complements our product suite, helping our airline partners digitize and future-proof their sealing processes, reduce long-term costs, address shrinkage issues, and bring innovation to the inflight retail market. Importantly, it supports airlines’ sustainability goals by eliminating single-use plastics in warehouses and onboard aircraft. We look forward to a larger-scale deployment in the coming months.”

“We’re excited to partner with Retail inMotion to introduce our Unisto Spire – myU digital sealing solution to the aviation industry,” says Adrian Bitzi, Senior VP Global Security Division at Unisto. “This innovative technology enhances security, efficiency, and sustainability in inflight retail operations. We look forward to seeing the positive impact it will have on airline operations and passenger experience.”

About Unisto:
Unisto’s beginnings go back to 1926.The multinational group of company of today began as a small family-owned business making packaging accessories used in labeling and securing products. Since then, its innovative solutions and well-received new products have seen Unisto’s product range continuously grow. Still family-owned, Unisto is the leading company in the field of electronic and digital sealing and has almost 25 years of experience in developing, manufacturing and promoting electronic sealing solutions, providing airports with electronical seals in large quantities for vehicles going airside. Our articles promote brands, people and products, our security seals label, and secure goods of all kinds.

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Unisto: Norbert Schmucki,

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