ERA GmbH & Co. KG, with headquarters in Heilbronn, joined the VITRONIC Group on February 1, 2019. Founded in 1987, the company specializes in traffic technology services, from sales and measuring system commissioning, to measurement services and case data preparation. With the acquisition of ERA, VITRONIC will further strengthen its position in the growing service provider market. At the same time, ERA will have direct access to VITRONIC product innovations, as well as service and support resources, and will now be able to offer these benefits to its customers. ERA’s current executive board and the company’s founder, Gerhard Faul, will be joined by VITRONIC’s Matthias Pörner (finance) and Boris Wagner (sales).

“ERA has made a name for itself in the industry and stands for trustworthiness, integrity, and reliability. We are pleased to welcome a company as reputable as ERA to the VITRONIC Group,” explains VITRONIC’s managing director Daniel Scholz-Stein. “With headquarters in Heilbronn, we are now even closer to our customers in Southern Germany.”

 “VITRONIC and ERA have been working together for years,” says ERA managing director Faul. “With the addition of ERA to the VITRONIC Group, we are able to expand our customer base and improve our offering.”

ERA has made a name for itself in the industry and stands for trustworthiness, integrity, and reliability. We are pleased to welcome a company as reputable as ERA to the VITRONIC Group.
Daniel Scholz-Stein VITRONIC-CEO

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VITRONIC is a world leader in industrial machine vision. The owner-managed group of companies develops innovative products and customized solutions in the growth industries of automation, healthcare, photovoltaics, logistics automation, body scanning solutions, and traffic technology.

With over 35 years of experience, VITRONIC offers a unique portfolio of systems and software for image and sensor-based quality inspection, identification, traffic monitoring, and toll collection. Customers include renowned companies such as B.Braun, BMW, Daimler, DHL, UPS, Toll Collect, Fresenius, and Sanofi, as well as government agencies and public authorities.

VITRONIC systems play a major role in ensuring the highest levels of quality and efficiency in the production processes of the automobile, photovoltaic, and pharmaceutical industries.

In logistics centers and cargo airports worldwide, VITRONIC's Auto-ID solutions efficiently capture and integrate shipment data and ensure the transparent flow of packages.

In the traffic technology sector, VITRONIC offers high-performance technologies to increase road safety, improve traffic flow and secure tolling revenue.

Since its founding in 1984, VITRONIC has grown continuously, and currently has over 1,000 employees.  It is represented in four continents and in over 80 countries. VITRONIC supports its international customers through its subsidiaries in North America, Europe, Asia and Australia, as well as through a global network of sales and service partners.

VITRONIC systems are developed and manufactured at the company's headquarters in Wiesbaden, Germany. In 2020, the Group’s total revenue was 152,5 million Euros.

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