Adept Electronic Solutions and Total Turnkey Solutions have announced they are merging to become the largest provider of machine vision and imaging products and services in Australia and New Zealand.
The new company, Adept Turnkey, and will create a premier machine vision industrial company with a complementary portfolio of products, advanced technologies and enhanced-growth opportunities.
Turnkey Solutions Technical Manager, Kevin Dowsey, said the combination aligns perfectly with Turnkey Solutions' strategy of providing high-quality machine vision systems and products to their customers.
"Both companies are passionate about the machine vision and automation market and, alongside our respective customers, have led the way in this market together.
“Given the alignment of our visions, technologies, and overall strategies, the combination of our two companies will advance the machine vision/automation and imaging industry, benefiting customers nationwide," said Dowsey.
Adept Chief Executive Officer, Marc Fimeri is confident that both companies will continue to be very successful however also recognised the need to respond to increasing international pressures on both organisations to offer better value to customers.
"This merger will create a larger and stronger company to enhance the quality and value of our offering to our customers.
“Customers will see real benefits from this merger in better support, better systems and lower costs.
“It will also allow us to be better placed to grow into new markets and expand nationally, internationally and to adjust to the changing landscape of the automation sector," said Fimeri.
The Turnkey Solutions team will not only bring excellent machine vision expertise to Adept Electronic Solutions, but also complementary product lines and products in the areas of data acquisition/test and measurement equipment, industrial automation and industrial computing products and systems.
The merger will combine over 50 years of expertise, making Adept Turnkey the most experienced supplier of machine vision technology in both Australia and New Zealand.
Current products will continue to be supplied and supported after the merger with the companies’ respective suppliers happy about what Adept and Turnkey see as an ideal cultural and product fit.
Turnkey Solutions Sales Director, Mark Goulding predicts excellent growth opportunities in the merger of these two highly complementary companies and product ranges.
"The merger brings clear benefits for our customers including stronger national customer support, expanded product offerings, a broader customer base and increased value,” said Goulding.
Marc Fimeri will be taking on the role as CEO of Adept Turnkey, Mark Goulding will be appointed Sales Manager and Kevin Dowsey will take on the role of Technical Manager and new job opportunities will start rolling out as part of the planned expansion.