Distributor and IP developer Macnica Inc., headquartered in Yokohama, Japan, has completed its acquisition of ATD Electronique, based in Chatou, France. ATD Electronique, founded in 1990, is a distributor of image sensors, optics, and image processing integrated circuits, among other products.
ATD Electronique has steadily grown its business in the machine vision sector, with a focus on line inspection systems, robotics, scientific research equipment, and security surveillance systems.
Antoine Hide, founder and president of ATD, will continue in his role following transfer of ownership to Macnica. Hide, in a press release, stated that this merger will allow ATD to offer advanced peripheral hardware and IP owned by Macnica, including image sensors and integrated circuits to support machine vision and other applications.