YPB Group (ASX:YPB) has signed a three-year agreement with Rim-Lock Innovations to deploy its authentication and consumer engagement solutions to a device for use in the global mining and wheeled heavy machinery industries.

YPB said its solutions, which include QR identifiers, will be used to ensure supply chain integrity, authenticate new and in-use parts, and enable automated maintenance logging for service schedule compliance.

YPB executive chairman and CEO John Houston said the solutions would help Rim-Lock achieve its worker safety potential.

Shares of YPB Group are up 50% in afternoon trading.