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Prosilica Inc. Officially Renamed Allied Vision
Technologies Canada Inc.
New incorporation filed. Michael Cyros new CEO of North American
Burnaby, BC, February 10, 2010 – Prosilica’s integration into the Allied Vision
Technologies group is now complete. Effective February 1, 2010, the former Prosilica
Inc. with headquarters in Burnaby, BC (Canada) is now incorporated as Allied Vision
Technologies Canada Inc. This steps completes the integration process of both
The new Chief Executive Officer of Allied Vision Technologies Canada Inc. is Michael
Cyros, who also heads AVT’s subsidiary in the USA, Allied Vision Technologies Inc.
Cyros is now in charge of the whole American operations of AVT, which includes the
Burnaby, BC R&D and production site as well as the Newburyport, MA sales office.
Full Service From Coast to Coast
“With AVT Canada Inc. and AVT Inc. Now sharing joint operations, we now rely on a
strong base on the American continent”, commented Michael Cyros. “Thanks to our
two sites on the East and West coast, we are now able to provide customers in the
Americas with an even higher level of local service for AVT’s fully integrated camera
Allied Vision Technologies acquired Prosilica in July 2008. The Canadian camera
manufacturer had successfully established itself in the market by pioneering the
technology of digital cameras with Gigabit Ethernet interface (GigE Vision). Prosilica’s
GigE Vision product lineup and sales channels have been fully integrated into Allied
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Vision Technologies’ camera range since 2009, making AVT one of the leading
manufacturers of digital machine vision cameras worldwide.
About Allied Vision Technologies
Founded in 1989, Allied Vision Technologies GmbH of Germany is a 100% subsidiary of the
public Augusta Technologie AG. AVT designs, produces and sells cameras and components
for image processing in industrial and life science applications. With innovative products,
superior manufacturing quality and a service-driven organization, Allied Vision Technologies is
well established as a premier provider of digital camera solutions for machine vision worldwide.
Allied Vision Technologies holds 100% of Allied Vision Technologies Inc. (Newburyport, USA)
and Allied Vision Technologies Canada Inc. (Burnaby, Canada). www.alliedvisiontec.com
Allied Vision Technologies GmbH Allied Vision Technologies Inc.
Taschenweg 2a 38 Washington Street
07646 Stadtroda Newburyport, MA 01950
Tel.: +49 36428/677-0 Tel.: 1-877-USA-1394 (toll free North America)
Fax: +49 36428/677-24 Tel: +1-978-225-2030
Media Relations : Media Relations North America :
Jean-Philippe Roman Laurette Perrard
Allied Vision Technologies GmbH Allied Vision Technologies Canada Inc.
Klaus-Groth-Str. 1 101 - 3750 North Fraser Way
22926 Ahrensburg Burnaby, B.C. V5J 5E9
Tel.: +49 4102/6688-196 Tel: +1 604-875-8855 x123
Fax: +49 4102/6688-10 Fax: +1 604-875-8856
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