Industrial Vision Systems (IVS), a supplier of machine vision solutions to industry, has won the Innovative Vision Solution Award at the 2017 PPMA Group Industry Awards for their work on automated vision inspection systems for collaborative robots. The gala event, held at Birmingham’s National Conference Centre on Tuesday 26 September, recognised the best examples of innovation, smart manufacturing, entrepreneurship and collaboration in industry.
An independent panel of 10 industry experts chose finalists in each of the 11 categories, which also included Innovative Robotic Machinery, Partnership of the Year and the prestigious Lifetime Achievement award. The award was presented by Denis Bulgin, Press Officer for the UKIVA (UK Industrial Vision Association).
IVS has continued to strive forward in 2017 with innovative designs and developments to ensure it meets the requests of its growing customer-base. It has successfully implemented its range of vision systems into many inspection applications & machines across a variety of industries through 2017, from automated pack inspection through to high-speed pick & place robot control. In addition, this year IVS relocated into brand new 10,000 sq ft premises at the prestigious Harwell Science and Innovation Campus in Oxfordshire which has allowed it to grow further and capitalise on new, emerging markets.
The PPMA Awards night attracts more than 400 industry professionals, who come together for a three-course gala dinner, joined this year by awards hosts; stand-up comedian Stewart Francis and Sky Sports News presenter Hayley McQueen.