Lorne Trottier acquires Matrox ownership
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.’