Intravis

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Intravis GmbH
Founded 1993
Founder Dr. Gerd Fuhrmann
Headquarters Aachen, Germany
Area served
worldwide
Number of employees
200 (2018)
Website www.intravis.de

Company Profile

The german company Intravis GmbH was founded in 1993 by Dr. Gerd Fuhrmann and is one of the market leaders for vision inspection systems for the plastic packaging industry. Intravis develops, manufactures and deliveres turnkey vision inspection systems for manufacturers of closures, bottles, preforms, thin-wall containers and decoration.

The company has more than 200 employees and operates subsidiaries in Atlanta,USA and Shanghai, China as well as several global service offices.

Products / Technology

INTRAVIS offers vision inspection systems for the comprehensive inspection of products of the plastic packaging industry. The covered products are:

Solutions for preform inspection

Solutions for closure inspection

Solutions for bottle and container inspection

Solutions for label inspection

Solutions for inspection of barrier layers

History

  • 1993
    • INTRAVIS was founded in Aachen, Germany
  • 1996
    • First vision inspection systems
  • 2003
    • Introduction of CapWatcher and LabelWatcher
  • 2004
    • Opening of service and sales office in Mexico City
  • 2006
    • Establishing of subsidiary INTRAVIS Inc. in Atlanta, USA
  • 2008
    • Opening of service and sales office in Moscow, Russia and a sales office in Sydney, Australia
  • 2009
    • Introduction of BarrierWatcher for inspection of thin wall packages with barrier layers
  • 2010
    • Opening of service and sales office in Bangalore, India
    • Introduction of IMLWatcher for the inline inspection of IML decorated objects
  • 2012
    • Establishing of subsidiary INTRAVIS Ltd. in Shanghai, China
  • 2013
    • 20 years INTRAVIS GmbH
    • Introduction of PreWatcher III for inline and offline inspection of preforms
    • Introduction of CapWatcher III for inline inspection of closures
    • Presentation of the IntraVisualizer which provides a quick overview of all production quality data
  • 2017
    • Introduction of smart camera system IntraOne!
  • 2018
    • 25 years INTRAVIS GmbH
    • Introduction of SpotWatcher S for inline inspection of bottles and containers (especially pharma)
    • Introduction of PreWatcher 4 for inline and offline inspection of preforms

References

PETplanet Insider Articles

Issue 12 / 2020: Reading UFI codes - the new OCR module
Issue 07 / 2020: What to expect when you're inspecting
Issue 5 / 2020: Industry 4.0 solutions find their way into the labelling process
Issue 10 / 2019: Preform inspection: a world first
Issue 07 / 2019: Killing two birds with one stone
Issue 07 / 2019: A review of inspection systems
Issue 01 / 2019: The inline quality lab
Issue 12 / 2018: Vision systems for the US market
Issue 11 / 2017: The one-camera solution: IntraOne
Issue 05 / 2017: New ideas for more performances
Issue 03 / 2017: Non-destructive measurement
Issue 09 / 2016: Inspection sytems 4.0
Issue 06 / 2016: Exact colour match
Issue 03 / 2016: Detecting defects before they occur
Issue 01 / 2016: All lines on one display
Issue 12 / 2015: All-over preform inspection
Issue 05 / 2015: Preforms inspected all around
Issue 01 / 2015: Towards optimal inspection systems

External links

INTRAVIS Website