Zumbach Electronics Corp.
ZEISS Microscopy
VISIONx Inc.
TAKANO CO.,LTD.
SITA Messtechnik GmbH
Shanghai RSID Solutions Co., Ltd.
Radiant Vision Systems
Pleora Technologies, Inc.
Nireco
NIDEC SANKYO
Micro-Epsilon
MC Machinery Systems

20 Surface Inspection System Manufacturers in 2024

This section provides an overview for surface inspection systems as well as their applications and principles. Also, please take a look at the list of 20 surface inspection system manufacturers and their company rankings. Here are the top-ranked surface inspection system companies as of March, 2024: 1.VISIONx Inc., 2.KLA Corporation., 3.MC Machinery Systems.

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List of 20 Surface Inspection System Manufacturers

*Including some distributors, etc.

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    • KLA Corporation.
      • United States of America Address: Three Technology Drive,Milpitas, California, United States of America

      Manufacturer Overview

      Front Edge Technology is a supplier and manufacturer of advanced electronic components and solutions based in United States. Established in 1985, the company specializes in the design, development, and production of custom electronic products for various industries. the company offers a range of products, including embedded systems, wireless communication modules, power management solutions, and sensor devices. They cater to sectors such as automotive, healthcare, industrial automation, and consumer electronics. One sample product is the "FET-6000 Series" wireless communication module. This module provides dependable and efficient wireless connectivity for IoT (Internet of Things) applications, enabling seamless data transfer and communication between devices.

    • Artemis Vision
      • United States of America Address: 3857 Steele St., #1186, Denver, Colorado, United States of America

      Manufacturer Overview

      Artemis Vision is headquartered in Denver, Colorado as a manufacturer of repeatable, tested machine vision systems for automated quality inspection and optimization since its inception in 2010. The company manufactures machine vision products, including cameras, lighting, software, and provides integration services. It also offers training and support services, as well as ​​logistics, manufacturing solutions, and custom vision systems. The company's products find application in various industries, including manufacturing, food & beverage, and logistics.

    • Radiant Vision Systems
      • United States of America Address: 18640 NE 67th Court, Redmond, Washington, United States of America

      Manufacturer Overview

      Radiant Vision Systems, headquartered in Redmond, Washington, is a supplier of test and measurement solutions to ensure reduce costs and improve efficiencies, founded in 1989. The company serves global companies in consumer electronics, display technologies and lighting. They offer a range of products including imaging colorimeters and photometers, advanced vision systems, and software for display testing, and surface inspection. Their technology combines automated inspection with the precision of human visual perception to detect subtle surface and assembly defects.

    • MC Machinery Systems
      • United States of America Address: 85 Northwest Point Blvd. Elk Grove Village, Illinois, United States of America

      Company Overview

      MC Machinery Systems, established in 1977, is a designer, manufacturer, and supplier of commercial and industrial fabrication and machining equipment such as press brakes. The company, based in Elk Grove Village, Illinois, is a subsidiary of Mitsubishi Corporation and a distributor for sales and service of Roku-Roku and OPS Ingersoll precision milling equipment in North America. They also have a consumables department that manufactures OEM-specified replacement parts, wires, fluids, filters, and other consumables.

    • Zumbach Electronics Corp.
      • Switzerland Address: Hauptstrasse 93 Orpund, Bern, Switzerland

      Manufacturer Overview

      Zumbach Electronics Corp., founded in 1957, is a manufacturer of on-the-line measuring, monitoring and control systems. The company in Hauptstrasse, Orpund Schweiz, offers maintenance, repair and calibration, training, support & consultation, and spare part delivery. They have 11 international subsidiaries and representatives in 40+ countries. Their products include a Laser surface velocimeter, KW fault detector, MSD led device, Steelmaster, and calibrator. These are used in wire & cable, rubber, steel cold or hot, optical fibre, non-ferrous and plastic industries.

    • ZEISS Microscopy
      • Address: Carl-Zeiss-Str. 22 Oberkochen , Baden-Württemberg, Deutschland

      Manufacturer Overview

      ZEISS Microscopy, established in Jena, Germany, in 1846 is a manufacturer of optics and optoelectronics used in Precision Mechanics, Binoculars, Microscopy, and Eyeglass Lenses. Their product portfolio includes precision optics, such as lenses, mirrors, and prisms, laser mirrors used in laser cutting, and medical devices, optoelectronic devices and Coatings and Thin Films. The company also provides solutions including industrial quality, microscopy research, project simulation, sample testing and product development. The company also offers customer services that include support, custom research projects and customized services.

    • SITA Messtechnik GmbH
      • Germany Address: Gostritzer Str. 63, Dresden, Saxony, Germany

      Manufacturer Overview

      SITA Process Solutions is a business unit of SITA Messtechnik GmbH which was founded in 1996 and located in Saxony, Germany. It is a manufacturer of process measuring and controlling technology. The company manufactures tensiometers (surface tension meters), fluorescence, and contact angle measuring devices. Its products are used for controlling and monitoring cleaning agent concentration, parts cleanliness, and bath contamination. The  company serves several industries such as semiconductor, industrial, photovoltaics, and electroplating industries.

    • Nireco
      • Japan Address: 2951-4 Ishikawa-machi, Hachioji-shi, Tokyo, Japan

      Manufacturer Overview

      Nireco, founded in 1950 and based in Tokyo, Japan, is a manufacturer of control, measurement, and inspection equipment. Its offerings are crucial to the manufacturing processes of various industries, spanning steel, chemicals, food, and printing, enabling businesses to maintain consistent production standards and meet regulatory requirements. These encompass process control systems, automatic marking systems, web control systems, laser devices, and optical equipment. The company has earned ISO9001 certification for all web controllers gained.

    • TAKANO CO.,LTD.
      • Japan Address: 1-13,Suda-cho, Kanda, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, Japan

      Manufacturer Overview

      TAKANO CO.,LTD., established in 1941 and located in Tokyo, Japan, is a developer and manufacturer of inspection and measurement systems.   The company offers a range of products that include FDM, films, energy,and semiconductors. These systems are used for inspection, measurement, quality control, and research purposes in industries including electronics, automotive, energy, semiconductor, and medical sectors. TAKANO's solutions are used for ensuring product quality, optimizing manufacturing processes, and supporting research and development efforts in diverse applications.

    • NIDEC SANKYO
      • Japan Address: 338 Kuzetonoshiro-cho, Minami-ku, Kyoto, Japan

      Manufacturer Overview

      Nidec Corporation was founded in Kyoto, Japan in 1973 and is a conglomerate with over 200 subsidiaries. Primary products are hard-disk drive motors and automotive parts, and specializes motors ranging from miniature to gigantic. Nidec’s products are used in robotics, automotive, home appliances, agriculturel equipments well as molding, cutting, and machining equipment and sensors.

    • Shanghai RSID Solutions Co., Ltd.
      • China Address: R 301, No.2917 North Zhongshan Rd, Putuo District, Shanghai, China

      Manufacturer Overview

      Shanghai RSID Solutions Co., Ltd. was established in 2005 and based in Shanghai, China, as a manufacturer of smart card solutions. The company offers smart card products, including smart card modules, smart card readers, and smart card software. It also offers customization services and solutions such as card body manufacturing, plastic card inspection, ESIM & IOT module perso, as well as contactless card manufacturing. The company's products find ideal applications in various sectors, including financial, transportation, and government.

    • Hitachi, Ltd.
      • Japan Address: 6-6, Marunouchi 1-chome, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, Japan

      Manufacturer Overview

      Hitachi, Ltd was established in 2002 and headquartered in Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo is a manufacturer of industrial electrical equipment and system solutions. The company offers an extensive and diversified product portfolio including industrial drive systems, power electronics, energy-related equipment, power distribution systems, and various other industrial solutions. These products serve as integral components that drive advancements in industrial capabilities across diverse sectors by playing a pivotal role in promoting energy conservation and storage, automating robot systems in large factories, enabling smarter manufacturing through digital solutions, and facilitating efficient transportation within industrial facilities.

    • Doss Visual Solution USA Corp.
      • Italy Address: Via dell'Industria, 57/A/B/C, Erbusco, Brescia, Italy

      Manufacturer Overview

      Doss Visual Solution USA Corp., founded in Erbusco, Brescia in 1995 is a manufacturer of inspection machines and laboratory machines. The company's product portfolio includes Automated Inspection Systems, X-ray inspection systems, Vision Inspection Systems, Material Testing Equipment, and Analytical Instruments. Their products are used in industries such as Food and Beverage, Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology, Chemical and Petrochemical, Environmental Testing and healthcare. The company also provides services including national distribution, product selection, installation, preventative maintenance, troubleshooting, repair and customer service.

    • VISIONx Inc.
      • Canada Address: 210 Brunswick Blvd, Pointe-Claire, Quebec, Canada

      Manufacturer Overview

      VISIONx, Inc. is a vision inspection system manufacturer, specializing in automated imaging, visual inspection and high accuracy measurement solutions based in Canada. VisionGauge is a powerful and easy-to-use machine vision and image analysis software product developed by the company. Their software allows users to capture, manipulate, analyze, store, and output images and data. They can be used to carry out many different types of repeatable high-precision measurements, compute measurement statistics, and count and measure discrete objects such as particles, grains, and cells. Primarily used in high-tech manufacturing industries such as electronics, semiconductors, precision mechanical components, and assemblies.

    • Maschinenfabrik Herkules GmbH & Co. KG
      • Maschinenfabrik Herkules GmbH & Co. KG
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      Manufacturer Overview

      Maschinenfabrik Herkules GmbH & Co. KG is a manufacturer of heavy-duty machine tools that is headquartered in Siegen, Germany, and was established in 1911. The company offers a wide range of machine tools, including milling machines, boring machines, and turning machines. Herkules also offers services, such as system design, engineering, and installation. The company's products find application in the metalworking sector, including Roll Grinding, Turning, Texturing, Roll Neck Milling and Notch Milling. The company's customers include the long products, non-ferrous, and paper sectors, roll manufacturers, service centers, and stainless steel sector.

    • Micro-Epsilon

      Manufacturer Overview

      Micro-Epsilon was originally founded in Osaka and Micro-Epsilon America was founded in 1998, headquartered in Raleigh, North Carolina. Micro-Epsilon develops, manufactures, and distributes sensors to aerospace, battery production, glass production, wind power, precision optics, medical technology, transportation, semiconductor, and other industries. Micro-Epsilon’s sensor product categories include inductive, capacitive, laser, confocal, laser distance, magneto-inductive, draw-wire, rotation speed, color, paint thickness measurement, and fiber optic sensors in addition to interferometers and other sensor equipment.

    • Pleora Technologies, Inc.
      • Canada Address: 340 Terry Fox Drive, Suite 300 Kanata, Ontario, Canada

      Company Overview

      Pleora Technologies Inc., established in 2000 in Canada, is a manufacturer and supplier of great-performance video interface solutions. The company’s product portfolio includes a wide range of cutting-edge video interfaces and connectivity solutions designed to simplify the integration of imaging and data capture technology. Pleora's solutions find applications in various industries such as industrial automation, medical imaging, security, and defense. The company delivers efficient and robust video interface products that enable real-time image and data exchange between cameras, sensors, and displays. Their passion for technological brilliance and customer satisfaction has made them an ideal partner in the field of video connectivity.

    • Fraunhofer IPA
      • Germany Address: Nobelstraße 12, Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg, Germany

      Distributor Overview

      Fraunhofer IPA is a research institute and service supplier for manufacturing engineering and automation that is headquartered in Stuttgart, Germany, and was established in 1955. The company specializes in research and development work on organizational and technological issues related to the manufacturing sector. It develop, test and implement methods, components and devices right up to entire machines and production lines. Fraunhofer conducts research in a wide range of areas, including production systems, automation, robotics, and artificial intelligence. IPA also offers a numerous services including training and consulting. The institute's customers include automotive, machinery and equipment, electronics and microsystems, and energy producers.

Surface Inspection System Manufacturer Ranking

*Including some distributors, etc.

Derivation Method

The ranking is calculated based on the click share within the surface inspection system page as of March 2024. Click share is defined as the total number of clicks for all companies during the period divided by the number of clicks for each company.

Number of Employees

  1. NIDEC SANKYO: 114,371
  2. ZEISS Microscopy: 35,000
  3. Hitachi, Ltd.: 29,485

Newly Established Company

  1. Artemis Vision: 2010 (14 years ago)
  2. Pleora Technologies, Inc.: 2000 (24 years ago)
  3. SITA Messtechnik GmbH: 1996 (28 years ago)

Company with a History

  1. ZEISS Microscopy: 1846 (178 years ago)
  2. Hitachi, Ltd.: 1910 (114 years ago)
  3. TAKANO CO.,LTD.: 1941 (83 years ago)

Surface Inspection System Manufacturers in United States

*Including some distributors, etc.

Global Distribution of Surface Inspection System Manufacturers by Country

*Including some distributors, etc.

Country Number of Companies Share (%)
United States of America United States of America 4 25.0%
Japan Japan 4 25.0%
Germany Germany 2 12.5%
Canada Canada 2 12.5%
Switzerland Switzerland 1 6.3%
Deutschland 1 6.3%
China China 1 6.3%
Italy Italy 1 6.3%

List of Surface Inspection System Products

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Nagase Techno Engineering Co., Ltd.

Multifunctional next -generation surface inspection system Scantec 8000

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