Lorne Trottier acquires Matrox ownership

Share this on social media:

Lorne Trottier, co-founder of Matrox, has acquired 100 per cent ownership of the Matrox group of companies, including its three divisions: Matrox Imaging, Matrox Graphics, and Matrox Video.

Matrox was formed in 1976 by Trottier and Branko Matic. Based in Montreal, Canada, the company has pioneered a number of hardware and software solutions for an array of high-tech industries.

The Matrox Imaging division supplies smart cameras, vision controllers, I/O cards, frame grabbers, and its software environment.

‘This next phase represents a renewed commitment to our valued customers, suppliers, and business partners, as well as to our 700 dedicated employees worldwide,’ said Trottier. ‘At Matrox, our culture is defined by our passion for technological innovation and product development. We maintain the highest degree of corporate responsibility vis-a-vis production quality and industry standards. I am extremely proud of our accomplishments over our 40-plus-year history and would like to thank my co-founder for his contributions.’

Trottier continued: ‘I look forward to championing a corporate culture defined by forward-thinking business practices, transparency, and teamwork. I am excited to lead this great organisation as we implement growth initiatives. Matrox is a great Canadian success story. We owe this success and our bright prospects to the talented and dedicated people at all levels of this organisation.’

Company: 

Related news

Recent News

14 June 2021

The VDMA pointed to a number of green technologies – including plans for the sixth largest solar power plant in the world to be built in Turkey – that were driving growth in automation equipment sales

10 June 2021

Enis Ersü founded Isra Vision 36 years ago as a spin-off from the Technical University of Darmstadt

07 June 2021

Jochem Herrmann has also stepped down from the EMVA board, while Christoph Garbe, CEO at HD Vision Systems, is among those that have been newly elected

20 May 2021

Dr Mats Gökstorp joined Sick in 2003 with the acquisition of Sick IVP. He was responsible for vision products in 2007, later looking after products and marketing