Metso purchases Viconsys machine vision systems business | Automation.com

Metso purchases Viconsys machine vision systems business

April 18, 2010 - Metso acquires Viconsys web inspection and web break system business. The acquired business, comprising around 30 persons, will be affiliated to Metso’s Energy and Environmental Technology Segment as of today.

The target of the acquisition is to complete the automation product and service offering to the paper industry. The expanding product offering will fit well to Metso's global sales and service network. Through this network, Metso is able to improve its customer service for existing and new customers.

Viconsys is known as a industry benchmark and global market leader in the machine vision technology. Within three years, it has been able to get more than one hundred delivery references.

Metso is a global supplier of sustainable technology and services for mining, construction, power generation, automation, recycling and the pulp and paper industries. We have about 27,000 employees in more than 50 countries.

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