OAK BROOK, IL—Maxcess, a global leader in innovative solutions for web handling applications, announced the acquisition of OneBox Vision Ltd in Tipperrary, Ireland. OneBox Vision Ltd was founded in 2011 by Conor O’Neill and brings a suite of proprietary vision inspection solutions that will add to the existing Maxcess product range, opening new opportunities and adding tremendous value for Maxcess customers. O’Neill will be joining the Maxcess organization in a new role to expand Maxcess’ vision inspection solutions.
“I’m thrilled to become part of the Maxcess organization,” said O’Neill. “The ability to extend OneBox’s vision inspection solutions on a global scale has always been the goal of the company. With the integrated capabilities of Maxcess, this is now a reality. I look forward to growing the business with the Maxcess organization.”
The addition of industry-leading vision inspection systems to Maxcess’ robust end-to-end solutions will help customers to work better, faster and smarter, increasing productivity for customers in tag and label, packaging, nonwoven, battery and many more customer applications.
“The acquisition of OneBox Vision Ltd allows Maxcess to bring proven technology to a broader global market and large customer base,” said Sean Craig, Maxcess’ global vice president of product development and R&D. “Conor’s experience and expertise will be critical to establish our firm leadership position in vision inspection systems. Our significant investment and commitment to R&D allows us to expand the OneBox solution offering and develop innovations for the vision inspection category, as well as more robust end-to-end solutions for our customers. These innovations will create an ongoing offering of strong Industry 4.0 solutions for our customers, enabling them to both detect and ultimately correct material defects.”
The addition of vision inspection solutions complements Maxcess’ existing robust end-to-end expertise in web handling solutions, including RotoMetrics rotary and supporting tooling, Fife guiding, MAGPOWR tension control, Tidland slitting and winding and Webex/Componex roller solutions.