Pleora Technologies partners with Futura Automation to expand distribution of AI solutions in North America
November 18, 2021 by Manufacturing AUTOMATION
Pleora Technologies has entered into a distribution partnership with Futura Automation, a provider of automation solutions for robotics, material handling, automated assembly and machine vision applications. Futura Automation is now distributing Pleora’s new artificial intelligence (AI) solutions to manufacturers and brand owners in North America.
“Manufacturers rely on our AI solutions to cost-effectively increase the capabilities of automated quality monitoring systems and add valuable decision-support insight for manual inspection tasks to increase profitability and productivity,” said John Butler, vice-president of sales and marketing at Pleora. “Our solutions, combined with the production process and system design expertise from Futura Automation, will help North American manufacturers continue to compete on the global market.”
Among Pleora’s product offerings are a “no code” software platform to simplify development, testing and deployment of AI and computer vision algorithms; edge processing hardware to deploy advanced quality monitoring capabilities alongside existing infrastructure and end-user processes; and a camera-based visual inspection system that automatically identifies product deviations and alerts operators and inspectors.
“Futura Automation provides competitive solutions for tough manufacturing problems, with innovative solutions for robot, machine vision and automation customers,” said Brian McMorris, president of Futura Automation. “Customers benefit from our team expertise applied to the breadth and depth of our product and service offerings. We look forward to our partnership with Pleora and bringing ‘Industry 4.0’ benefits to our clients in the Americas.”