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Strengthening the U.S. Sales Partner Network

Press release date: March 13, 2014

Mikrotron appoints leading distribution companies as new distributors.

Unterschleissheim, Bavaria –Mikrotron GmbH, the high performance, high-speed camera company located in Munich Germany, has recently appointed Uniforce Sales and Engineering of California, Upstate Technical Equipment Co., Inc. of New York and MicroDISC, Inc. of Pennsylvania as new Distributors.

These agreements will provide the three leading distribution companies customer's with access to the Mikrotron range of MV cameras, which are used across a diverse range of applications, including semiconductor, medical, military and industrial/manufacturing to name a few.

Ben Castricone, President of Uniforce Sales commented, "This is a fantastic development for both our companies and I am confident that expanding our range of vision solutions will benefit our customers. We are committed to enhancing our product portfolio in response to their needs. As a company we pride ourselves on our second to none customer service, which coupled with Mikrotron's highest quality products mean that our relationship will provide enormous benefit throughout our customer base.

Upstate Technical Equipment Co., Inc., has provided imaging products and systems to industrial and research customers for 45 years. Mr. Geoff Markle President of Upstate Technical Equipment states "We supply reliable, full featured systems for quality control, inspection, real-time recording and image analysis applications. As system integrators we can develop application solutions and customized systems. We are extremely pleased to now distribute the Mikrotron line of high-speed cameras which will allow us to provide our OEM and end-user customers with increased range of application solutions and customized systems developed in our lab." Upstate Technical Equipment is working with Systematic Vision to provide complete coverage in the New England area.

Mr. Emmanuel Petritis, Operations' Manager of MicroDISC commented that "Adding the Mikrotron range of high-speed cameras will provide our long standing Government, Military/Aerospace, Industry and Academic customers with even more product choices to meet their diverse needs. MicroDISC's invaluable knowledge and expertise in the field of machine vision, image processing and the packaging of integrated or embedded systems across a broad range of computer architectures and operating environments will allow us to integrate Mikrotron's product offerings to the benefit of our entire customer base".

Stephen Ferrell, Director of Business Development for North America, for Mikrotron, said "Combining our joint knowledge and experience, the relationship with these three new distributors, will enable us to better serve our customers, that require proven, high performance vision solutions, and perhaps most importantly, quickly and with unrivalled levels of technical skill and customer service."

Christian Pilzer, Managing Director of Mikrotron, points out that, "through the appointment of these well-known and established companies, our customers not only have easy access to our cameras to serve their needs in high-speed, megapixel images, but also have access to the technology know-how to integrate them fast and effortless. We are glad that we found them as strong local partners for our customers in the USA."


MIKROTRON Mikrocomputer Digital- und Analogtechnik GmbH was established in 1976 in Eching, Bavaria. MIKROTRON provides small and robust high-speed, high-resolution cameras for industrial and scientific applications, sports analysis, advertisements, and documentaries. More information on MIKROTRON's capabilities is available at

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