NEWBURYPORT, MA-Provider of machine vision solutions Allied Vision Technologies announced the expansion of its North American operations. Following the acquisition of Prosilica of Canada in July 2008, the company increased the floor space of its U.S. subsidiary in Newburyport, MA, and added two representatives to its sales team.

AVT Inc., Allied Vision Technologies’ U.S. subsidiary, assumed responsibilities for sales activities in North America for both AVT FireWire cameras and Prosilica GigE Vision cameras. The headquarters located in Newburyport, MA, has added 30% more space. AVT now occupies all three floors of the building with offices, warehousing and technical support.

David Frosini, previously a regional sales manager for Prosilica USA, joined the AVT Inc. sales team and is in charge of the central region for both AVT and Prosilica cameras. Frosini is based in Rochester, NY.

Joe Fabian has been hired to strengthen the team in the western region. Based in Reno, NV, Fabian has more than 20 years of experience in the automation and motion control industry.

The new sales team is lead by Michael Troiano, AVT Inc.’s national sales manager, who has oversight for AVT’s sales in North and South America.