SBI Mechatronik, Austria acquires IVA Machine Vision Systems, Belgium


17th May 2022- SBI Mechatronik GmbH, Austria, a manufacturer of high precision Thickness Measurement and Control Systems for plastic extrusion industry is pleased to announce the acquisition of IVA Machine Vision Systems Ltd, Belgium. IVA Machine Vision Systems is well-known for their Web and Area Inspection Systems using Machine Vision Technologies.

With this acquisition, SBI Mechatronik aims to provide its customers a complete solution for Extrusion Thickness Measurement and Control as well as Film and Sheet defect detection capabilities.

From Left to right – Ms. Else Carlier (IVA), Mr. Marc Van de Voorde (IVA), Mr. Paul Wette (SBI Mechatronik)

Group CEO Siddharth Lohia states “We are very excited about this acquisition as it goes towards our philosophy of developing advanced software solutions and creating marketing and operational synergies in the group. The focus area for growth of IVA in the short term will be food packaging plastic films and sheets,
metallised BOPP/BOPET, Medical films & sheets, solar films and other technical applications. The markets in focus will be Europe, USA and South Asia. Providing a composite solution of thickness measurement / control and defect detection by the same company and team will be highly efficient in terms of performance, pricing and servicing.”

About IVA Machine Vision Systems
IVA Machine Vision Systems based in Londerzeel, Belgium is providing Machine Vision Solutions for 27 years.IVA has its installations mainly in Europe and Southeast Asia currently. These systems are installed in various applications like food packaging plastic films and sheets, agricultural films, barrier films and sheets and various other technical applications.

About SBI Mechatronik
SBI Mechatronik is providing high precision Extrusion Thickness Measurement and Auto Die Control systems for the plastic extrusion industry for more than 20 years. Since 2019, it is owned by Lohia Mechatronik Pvt Ltd, India. SBI Mechatronik has more than 900 worldwide installations spread across USA, Europe and Asia. These machines are installed in various applications i.e., PET/PP/PVC Sheet Extrusion, Rubber Calendaring, Sheets having EVOH barrier layer, Geomembranes and various other film and sheet applications.


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