The acquisition of Microscan Systems brings Omron's innovative industrial automation solutions more than 35 years of experience in barcode reading, industrial vision and verification to maximize productivity while ensuring product quality and consumer safety.
Following the acquisition, completed on October 2, 2017, Omron Industrial Automation Europe announced that Microscan Systems' automatic identification, industrial vision and verification solutions are now integrated into its full range of quality control and inspection products.
Quality manufacturing and total product traceability are key factors in ensuring product quality, consumer safety and compliance with industry regulations, while maximizing productivity. A comprehensive traceability and inspection solution allows manufacturers to track products throughout the manufacturing process, record every step of production to optimize quality, and ensure that errors are quickly detected. Individual products and components can also be tracked throughout the supply chain, from the factory to the end user.
With the acquisition of Microscan Systems, Omron offers a solid solution for reading codes in its key manufacturing markets to better control equipment and production lines, leveraging IoT to connect virtually all objects to a production site, including components and machines. This will allow flexible automation of plants to meet the diverse needs of consumers.