AUGUST 7--Applied Vision Co. (Akron, OH; www.applied1.com), a provider of application-specific machine-vision platforms for the packaging, container, and printing industries, has signed an OEM agreement with aptúra Machine Vision Solutions (Wixom, MI; www.apturavision.com). Under this nonexclusive agreement, aptúra will develop and integrate turnkey inspection solutions based on Applied Vision's Genius vision system on a worldwide basis for food, beverage, and pharmaceutical container applications.
"By combining aptúra's vision integration expertise with advanced vision components for this application base, we can offer customers in the container-manufacturing and filling marketplace a superior inspection solution," states David Dechow, president of aptúra Machine Vision Solutions. He adds, "Applied Vision has a global reputation for supplying targeted industries with reliable inspection technology."
Says Amir Novini, president/CEO of Applied Vision Co., "Our arrangement with aptúra will provide our technology with another substantial path through a leading vision solution provider."
Applied Vision Company designs and manufactures application/industry specific machine vision inspection systems for packaging, food and beverage containers and color printing. The Genius family of vision systems combines the latest imaging and computing hardware and software to provide a complete solution for manufacturing environments. Using the latest touch screen technology, the Touch-n-GoO user interface makes the system setup and product change over simple for factory personnel. The Genius system is available for color or monochrome applications with product throughput speeds of up to 3000 parts per minute. CE certified and product packaging for harsh industrial environments are available.
The Applied Vision systems are sold worldwide through original equipment manufacturers, value added resellers, full-service distributors, and directly, depending on application and geography. Applied Vision or its partner companies can supply a complete turnkey system.