Ottawa, N.C. – FRAMOS, one of the most respected leaders in Machine Vision, has expanded its operations to North America and opened FRAMOS Technologies Inc. in Ottawa, Canada.
“Our aim is to enable our customers as manufacturers, system integrators, and researchers to apply and benefit from machine vision and imaging technologies. Based on the disproportional demand from North America and our excellent on-site industry network, we are extremely excited to complete our global imaging services and to continue the growth of FRAMOS. As one of the founding companies in imaging, we are happy to serve our customers worldwide.” explains Dr. Andreas Franz, CEO of FRAMOS about this strategic move.
Machine vision is the technology used to provide imaging-based automatic inspection and analysis for such applications as automatic inspection, process control, and robot guidance in industry. Several recent industry reports predict an ongoing increase of the Machine Vision market including a growing demand from North America. This results in an immense potential for the European high-tech provider to enable companies to improve their processes including sorting, material handling, robot guidance, and optical gauging in terms of automation as well as an increase in quality assurance and productivity. With over 30 years of experience, FRAMOS is in tune with today’s imaging customer requirements. As the only imaging partner, the family-owned company from Munich, Germany is able to support its customers with a broad service portfolio among the value chain, beginning with Engineering and Purchasing to After-Sales. In order to assist our customers with their specific imaging needs, FRAMOS’ Engineering services offer a wide-range of personal support including camera customizing, customer-built camera or imaging components development, design-ins and demo boards, and technical pre-sales. As a purchasing expert with close and long-term partnerships with numerous highly regarded manufacturers, FRAMOS is able to provide a wide market-driven and efficient established range of different image sensors, cameras, optics, lighting, cables and image acquisition components. On-time delivery, highest quality and warehousing, along with consignment stocks or framework contracts, mark FRAMOS as a reliable partner in logistic services. With personal contact, spare parts service, technical support, and further After Sales and Maintenance Services, FRAMOS offers customers support through the product life cycle from start to finish.
Dr. Ronald Müller, Managing Director of FRAMOS Technologies Inc., defines the business approach of FRAMOS North America: “Our success in Europe shows that FRAMOS successfully enables manufacturers as well as system integrators and researchers to greatly benefit from modern imaging technologies. Our competence in product and system development plus our technical consulting is the key so our customers can master their challenges with Machine Vision. After the concept and consulting phase, we provide the required products at best price and stand by with customer service and design-in support. For OEM customers we ensure the timely and spontaneous availability of the components. With our office in Canada we accompany our customers, who have globally distributed development and production sites, from Russia over Europe to North America with local contacts and services. Additionally, this setup also allows the optimization of purchasing and logistics processes in the collaboration with our worldwide suppliers.”
The complete portfolio will be announced to North America at The Vision Show, which will be held April 15-17, 2014 at the Hynes Convention Center in Boston, Massachusetts.
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