MAY 4--DIPIX Technologies (Ottawa, ON, Canada; www.dipix.com), soon to become a Tarquin Group company (www.tarquingroup.com), has announced that a manufacturer and marketer of value-added flour-based products has purchased an automated processed food-inspection system from the company, in a deal worth approximately $300K. DIPIX QualiVision machine-vision inspection system will be used to automatically inspect, count, and package breakfast biscuits for a major quick-service restaurant chain.
"DIPIX technology fills an important roll between the end of the manufacturing line and the beginning of the packaging line," said DIPIX vice president of sales and marketing John Lawrence.
DIPIX, which is being purchased by diversified industrial technology company Tarquin Group, is a designer and implementer of automated inspection solutions for processed foods, including baked goods, snacks, confections, tortillas, cookies, and biscuits. DIPIX supports more than 200 installations of its systems with global manufactured food companies such as McDonald's, Mission Foods, Nabisco, and Sara Lee.