RADEBERG, Germany — Baumer Optronic GmbH is celebrating its 20th anniversary. Founded in the 1990s by Dr. Oliver Vietze, who was at that time pioneering CMOS image sensor research under his aegis the former locally-acting company. Vietze grew the unit from an initial team of 35 employees to the present 147-person Vision Competence Center of the Baumer Group and a global player in the field of industrial image processing.

"Our high-performance industrial cameras and intuitive vision sensors are successfully deployed in various industries and thousands of applications around the world. Our customer satisfaction is based on products renowned for the highest quality, precision and reliability," said Dr. Albert Schmidt, managing director of Baumer Optronic GmbH, when being asked to summarize the company’s success factors.

As the Vision Competence Center of the Baumer Group, Baumer Optronic develops and manufactures industrial cameras and vision sensors to support customers in their applications with cross-industry solutions. The robust CMOS and CCD cameras hedge high customer investments in process automation with cutting-edge sensor technologies, resolutions from VGA to 48 megapixels and frame rates of up to 891 fps. VeriSens vision sensors excel through intuitive operation as well as easy and quick integration and are an ideal image-based solution for complex tasks in process control without the need of an additional PC.

For more informaiton, visit www.baumer.com.