Barr-Thorp Electric Company named new distributor of ipd machine-vision systems

APRIL 28--ipd (Billerica, MA; www.goipd.com), the intelligent products division of Coreco Imaging Inc. (St. Laurent, Canada), has named Barr-Thorp Electric Company Inc. (Merriam, KS; www.barr-thorp.com), as the Missouri, Kansas, and Nebraska distributor of its machine-vision solutions.

APRIL 28--ipd (Billerica, MA; www.goipd.com), the intelligent products division of Coreco Imaging Inc. (St. Laurent, Canada), has named Barr-Thorp Electric Company Inc. (Merriam, KS; www.barr-thorp.com), as the Missouri, Kansas, and Nebraska distributor of its complete line of easy-to-use machine-vision solutions for manufacturing end users and system integrators. "Barr-Thorp Electric has an outstanding reputation for backing their products, services, and application support with a high level of technical expertise," said Steve Geraghty, director of ipd. "The company's extensive knowledge and experience designing and maintaining automation systems in many industries will help ensure the successful implementation of ipd's machine-vision solutions."

"We are pleased to represent ipd because their vision products can solve multiple applications from one hardware platform and are very easy to configure," said Bruce Droge, senior vice president of Barr-Thorp Electric. "ipd's Vision Appliances are prepackaged solutions that offer straightforward setup and training for most applications, while the Sherlock software allows us to address even the most difficult applications for our customers."

Barr-Thorp Electric's primary markets include industrial facilities, original equipment manufacturers, and system integrators. ipd's product line features Vision Appliances, NetSight II, and Sherlock.

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