- May 19, 2022
- Basler Inc.
With the acquisition of the distribution business of Advanced Technologies, Italy, Basler intends to further expand its direct activities in Europe.
May 19, 2022 – Basler AG, a leading manufacturer of computer vision components, has reached an agreement to acquire the distribution business of its long-time Italian business partner Advanced Technologies S. pa The acquisition should be finalized in the short term and remains subject to the legal consultation and notification procedures. With this transaction, Basler continues to consistently expand its direct business in Europe. In addition, the company is taking another important step in its strategy of becoming a complete supplier.
Alexander Temme, Chief Commercial Officer (CCO) of Basler AG, explained: “Basler has continuously expanded its range of products and services for several years and has evolved from a camera manufacturer to a complete supplier. . The acquisition of the distribution business of Advanced Technologies as well as the subsequent proposed merger underlines this strategy. We are very pleased that in the future Italian customers will be able to purchase our high performance and cost effective computer vision portfolio directly from a global manufacturer with very strong regional presence and expertise.
Davide Nardelli, CEO of Advanced Technologies SpA, said: “I am very happy to join the Basler Group. I am excited to continue our success story together and take our business to the next level. I thank all the employees and partners who have contributed to this possible achievement and who will be part of this new chapter extending the impact of our company in the region.”
Advanced Technologies has been distributing image processing components and solutions for various industries for over two decades. The company, located near Milan, Italy, successfully distributes a very wide portfolio of vision components from different manufacturers, supporting customers both in the pre-sales phase with tests and feasibility studies and in the after-sales phase with highly specialized customer service. With 22 employees, the Italian office will further strengthen the development of Basler AG’s business activities in the EMEA region.
Basler is a leading international manufacturer of high quality imaging components for computer vision applications. In addition to classic area scan and line scan cameras, lenses, image sensors, lighting modules and software, the company offers embedded vision modules and solutions, 3D products, as well as custom products and consulting services. Basler’s products are used in a variety of markets and applications, including factory automation, medical, logistics, retail and robotics.
They are characterized by high reliability, an excellent price/performance ratio and long-term availability. Founded in 1988, the Basler Group employs around 1,000 people at its headquarters in Ahrensburg and at other locations in Europe, Asia and North America. Through its global sales and service organization and cooperation with renowned partners, it offers suitable solutions for customers from a wide range of industries.
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