Procemex Acquired by ANDRITZ Group

JYVÄSKYLÄ, 4.6.2024. Procemex has been acquired by the international technology Group ANDRITZ. This strategic acquisition marks increased service availability, operational readiness and further strengthens the portfolio of smart- camera-based solutions.

Procemex’s smart camera-based solutions help customers ensure product quality and minimize costly production downtime. With over 20 years of industry experience, Procemex has delivered over 1,000 systems and over 20,000 smart-cameras to customers worldwide. Procemex team consists of more than 100 vision system experts and operates from Finland and subsidiaries in Germany, Japan, and the US.

Procemex operations will continue under the current leadership as well as under the strong product brand of Procemex for Vision System products. Mika Valkonen, the CEO of Procemex says:” We see that this enables Procemex to strengthen its global market leader position in those geographical areas that have not been so strong earlier. ANDRITZ local sales and service presence enhances our capabilities to offer systems with full life cycle services virtually in every part of the world.”

Jarno Nymark, ANDRITZ Executive Board Member responsible for the Pulp & Paper business area, says: “Procemex’s advanced solutions perfectly complement our product portfolio for improving plant operations in the pulp and paper industry. Machine vision systems are a fundamental building block for plant autonomy. We look forward to welcoming the Procemex team to ANDRITZ and working together to provide the best customer support.”

ANDRITZ is a globally leading supplier of plants, equipment, automation solutions and services for hydropower stations, the pulp and paper industry, the metalworking and steel industries, as well as environmental and green energy-focused sectors. The listed Group is headquartered in Graz, Austria. ANDRITZ has around 30,000 employees and operates in over 80 countries with 280 locations worldwide.

About Procemex
Procemex is the global leader in vision business in pulp and paper industry, specialized in designing and manufacturing smart camera and lighting solutions for integrated web monitoring and web inspection.

Founded in 2000, Procemex has gained leading expertise in the industry and has deliveries in over 40 countries. Procemex has delivered over 1,000 systems and over 20,000 smart cameras. It has a team of more than 100 vision systems experts and operates from Finland and has subsidiaries in Germany, Japan, and the US.

Link to the Press Release of Andritz