Distrame Joins Opgal's Network of Distributor in Europe
Opgal partners with Distrame to get closer to its growing number of European customers
KARMIEL, Israel, September 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --
Opgal Optronic Industries, a leading global provider of innovative thermal imaging and near infrared illumination solutions for security and safety applications, today announced that it has signed a partnership agreement with Distrame of France, a distributor of test and measurement and security equipment, to industry, building, and educational markets. The partnership will allow Distrame to offer Opgal's broad range of thermal and near infrared illumination cameras and systems to the European market.
Named by IMS Research as the 2nd largest provider of thermal imaging solutions for the global perimeter security market, Opgal's innovative solutions are built on three decades of experience and are renowned for their unique functionality and outstanding picture quality. Opgal's thermal product line includes the CompactSec, a cost-effective thermal imaging line of cameras for perimeter security; the EyeSec, a high-end civilian and paramilitary thermal surveillance camera; the DualSec, a CCD and uncooled thermal two-channel system; and the RangeSec, an ultra long-range cooled thermal system. In addition, Opgal's near infrared illumination line features the Discoverii long-range laser illuminated system, and the Claritii, mid-range LED illuminated system. Opgal's products are suitable for a wide range of security and safety applications and are field-proven by hundreds of customers in over 50 countries around the world.
Distrame is a French distributor of test and measurement devices which are optimized for uses in R&D, industry, education, and building diagnostic. Providing a wide choice of products and services, Distrame also specializes in Infrared Thermography. The company has recently entered the security market based on the Opgal thermal imaging solutions.
"Opgal brings to market a wide-range and mature line of products", said, M. Michel Vignal , CEO of Distrame, "It will enable us to broaden our offering to our customers and help them with high-end solutions to pressing security and safety concerns".
"Opgal's strategy has always been to utilize existing and well established distribution channels. We believe that this is the right way for us to grow", said Yair M. Sakov, Vice President, Security Business Unit at Opgal. "We are honored that, Distrame, one of the leading French distributors, is joining our network and will now offer the Opgal line of thermal and near IR cameras."
Distrame is a French distributor of test and measuring devices which are optimized for uses in R&D, Industry, Education or Building diagnostic. Founded in 1979 as a devices manufacturer, by M. Michel Vignal , he later turned it into a leader of measuring equipment distribution. Leveraging Mr. Vignal experience and knowhow, Distrame became the undisputed specialist in test and measurement sector. Distrame proposes various professional services, such as after-sales service, metrology laboratory, trainings and rental service. With a wide choice of products and services, Distrame is specialized in a variety of lines of business including Infrared Thermography. The company currently develops its infrared solutions offering to security and monitoring applications. The Distrame thermography division provides solutions to aeronautic, defense and military markets.
Opgal delivers advanced vision and surveillance solutions enabling accurate insight into suspicious situations in adverse and harsh visibility conditions. Using state-of-the-art thermal and active-imaging technologies, Opgal leverages advanced electro-optics and image processing expertise to create high- performance, versatile visualization hardware and software products for the security and civilian markets. Founded 30 years ago, Opgal is a major supplier to some of the leading contractors and has hundreds of customers in over 50 countries. Opgal is co-owned by Elbit Systems and Rafael Advanced Defense Systems. http://www.opgal.com
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