Datalogic Automation, a member of Datalogic Group, has been ranked second best in the world of industrial barcode scanners with laser and vision technologies. This is the result of a recent market survey presented by VDC Research Group, Inc. (VDC), the independent American market research and strategy consulting firm acknowledged as the main source of information for the Automatic Identification and Data Collection industry.
The results published by VDC do indeed put Datalogic in second place in the worldwide ranking for its line of industrial scanners, with both laser and vision technologies for the year 2010 (source: 2011 VDC Research Group, Inc AutoID & Transaction Automation Volume 2: Stationary Scanners- www.vdcresearch.com).
This exceptional result obtained by Datalogic is thanks not only to the fact that the company has doubled its sales as opposed to 2009 of industrial scanners with vision technology, for which it even wins first place in the EMEA area (Europe, Middle East and Africa), but also to the fact that its growth is higher than the market rate, also for scanners with the traditional laser technology.
Datalogic Automation is the division of Datalogic Group specialising in Industrial Automation and leader in Automatic Identification systems for Industry and Transport & Logistics. The offer of Datalogic Automation includes a wide array of technologies laser scanners, vision systems, RFID, sensors, photoelectric barriers and laser markers to guarantee product traceability, control and safety in industrial processes, rationalization of goods management and distribution in the logistics field. Datalogic Automation works with companies focusing on process automation as a competitive lever, with tailor-made solutions for the various industries Automotive, Pharma/Healthcare, Food/Beverage/Tobacco, Electronics & Solar, General Manufacturing and with Logistic operators - Airports, Shipping companies, Postal services, Distribution centres. In 2010, the turnover of Datalogic Automation was 36% higher than in 2009.
Mauro Sacchetto, CEO of Datalogic Group, commented: "I am truly proud of the results achieved by Datalogic Automation. The Industrial Automation market is presently offering major opportunities of growth, also in view of the new technologies that enable cutting-edge solutions, such as the vision technology on which we are focusing more and more. Datalogic has always had a knack for foreseeing market trends and has skilfully grasped all the opportunities available to fortify its positioning and to increase its market shares. I am therefore absolutely satisfied with this recognition in the field of Industrial Automation. It's a clear sign that we are heading in the right direction and that our efforts to continue investing 7% of our turnover in R&D are reaping the benefits that we had hoped for."