APRIL 10--Applied Vision (Akron, OH, USA; www.appliedvision.com) and ParmaControls (Parma, Italy; www.parmacontrols.it) have entered into a multiyear agreement spanning Southern Europe, the Middle East, and Africa. Under this agreement and the licensing arrangement, ParmaControls will manufacture, market, install, and provide continuing support for Applied Vision's Genius and KromaKing machine-vision inspection systems.
"As a manufacturer of vision systems for the container industry, we carefully examined the competitive landscape before deciding to join forces with Applied Vision," said Emilio Chiesi, president of ParmaControls. "We selected Applied Vision for its advanced technology, sophisticated but easy-to-use software, and solid reputation in the marketplace."
Applied Vision designs and manufactures application-specific machine-vision inspection systems for packaging, food and beverage containers, and color printing.