Isra Vision acquires print inspection company
Machine vision company, Isra Vision, has acquired Karlsruhe-based Vision Experts to expand its print inspection portfolio for the packaging market.
Vision Experts specialises in optical inspection solutions for the production and finishing process of high-quality print products. The company provides inline inspection of metal and pharmaceutical packaging printing. For the current financial year, Vision Experts anticipates growth of 20 per cent in revenues to more than €3 million.
Isra’s combination of solutions for print inspection includes the PrintStar, ViewStar and ColorStar sensors for 100 per cent inspection and spectral colour measurement. PrintStar enables inline quality assurance and process monitoring of printed products of all web widths. ViewStar is used for web viewing at high web speeds, while ColorStar provides inline colour measurement.
The addition of Vision Experts’ products gives a comprehensive portfolio for quality monitoring of many different print applications. The technologies and process approaches complement one another, so that customers benefit from comprehensive print inspection applications from one source.
Isra plans to finalise the integration within the next two quarters. The team from Vision Experts will join the Isra subsidiary in Karlsruhe, Germany.