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Xiris Appoints Polytec GmbH as Distributor
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Source: Xiris
Burlington, Ontario, Canada, 2022 – Xiris Automation Inc. is pleased to announce that Polytec GmbH of Waldbronn, Germany has been appointed an official distributor of Xiris Weld Inspection Systems for Germany, Austria, and Switzerland. As experts in industrial measurement technology solutions, Polytec will be able to provide consulting, demos, sales, and service for the turnkey weld inspection systems that serve the tube and pipe industry. In entering this relationship with Polytec, Cameron Serles, President of Xiris Automation comments, "We are pleased to work with such an excellent partner who has many years of experience selling optical metrology equipment across Germany, Austria and Switzerland. They share our values of a high level of commitment to ensuring customer satisfaction and continuous improvement of technical knowledge."

As pioneers of laser technology, Polytec has offered optical metrology solutions for research and industry since 1967, operating as a distributor in its early years and by the 1970s, making a name for themselves as developers of in-house, laser-based measuring instruments. Currently, Polytec holds the position of global market leader in the field of non-contact vibration measuring technology with laser vibrometers. Systems for length and velocity measurement, surface characterization, analytics and process automation also make up its wide range of in-house developments.

The distribution of machine vision solutions and optical measurement systems is another of Polytec's core areas of expertise. Dr. Dirk Samiec, Photonics business unit manager at Polytec, explains, "The systems from Xiris fit perfectly with our focus of offering high-quality solutions for optical quality control and ideally complement our infrared, hyperspectral and X-ray solutions."

Xiris Automation Inc. specializes in developing weld monitoring and inspection equipment used for process and quality control across several specialty industries. With an extensive product line of welding cameras, thermal cameras, and laser inspection systems, Xiris provides some of the world’s most dynamic manufacturers with the ability to detect, recognize, and interpret quality defects in their manufactured goods.
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