Sept 25th , 2017
Radix Inc. acquires Canadian Vision System Integrator +ADD (Automated Detection Devices)
(Windsor, Ontario) Radix Inc. is pleased to announce the acquisition of technology & talent from +ADD (Automated Detection Devices), a vision system integrator from Mississauga, Ontario. In addition to adding the outstanding technical skills, industry knowledge and creativity of Josh Capogna and the +ADD group to our Radix team, this acquisition provides Radix with a larger presence in the Toronto market as well as with key products and services for the specialized pharmaceutical, medical device & aerospace sectors.
Technologies developed by +ADD and acquired by Radix include advanced surface inspections, 3D scanning and specialized vision solutions for material handling applications. +ADD is a Cognex Partner System Integrator and Microscan Integrator, which dovetails well with Radix’s acknowledged expertise as an Automated Imaging Association Certified System Integrator status.
Headquartered in Windsor, Ontario, Radix Inc. designs and delivers award winning intelligent manufacturing technology solutions for major North American automotive manufacturers, as well as pharmaceutical, food/beverage, and aerospace manufacturers. Radix offers vision systems, robotics, automation and software. Radix has locations in Windsor, Ontario, Trenton, Michigan and Montreal, Quebec. Radix’s parent company is Active Industrial Solutions (AIS), a global industrial solutions provider for mold making, reflex inserts, automation, gauges & fixtures & custom machining.
ACTIVE INDUSTRIAL SOLUTIONS (AIS) ACQUIRES RADIX
Advanced Manufacturing Powerhouses Combine Strengths to Focus on Manufacturing Excellence and Global Growth
May 18, 2016 (Tecumseh, ON) “Best-in-class” just got better with the addition of Radix and their vision expertise to the Active Industrial Solutions portfolio.
Windsor - Essex is a hub of manufacturing excellence and the region is ready to embrace the value that it brings to global manufacturers. Situated within an international marketplace, the Detroit – Windsor corridor is the gateway for advancement in technology-based manufacturing for a wide range of industries. “The AIS-Radix acquisition is the perfect example of technology and manufacturing coming together to present the innovation and advancement that the world has come to expect from our region” said Shelley Fellows, VP Operations of Radix and recent Athena Award recipient.
Precision manufacturing and cutting-edge technologies create expanded sector opportunities globally. Looking to the future, AIS is aligning talent and resources to be well positioned to compete in the global marketplace. With a local commitment and a global platform, AIS and Radix are well positioned for accelerated & sustained growth.
AIS’s acquisition of Radix is taking a relationship that has worked and combining their strengths to create another level of excellence and quality assurance. Radix is the vision behind innovation and advancement of technology-based, best-in-class manufacturing.
“Approaching 40 years in business, AIS continues to combine deep customer relationships and proactive problem solving to deliver innovative manufacturing solutions. The addition of Radix to our portfolio allows us to address current industry needs and have a vision for what will be essential to excel in tomorrow’s global manufacturing market. Radix is now one of the ‘Active’ industrial solutions” – Chuck Curtiss (President, AIS Automation, Gauge & Fixture)
“This is a relationship that just works. Both companies have grown their businesses globally, remaining headquartered in Oldcastle. We are focused on sustained growth and especially look forward to expanding our team at our combined job fair in June.”- Shelley Fellows (VP Operations, Radix)