Distrame Joins Opgal’s Network of Distributor in Europe
KARMIEL, Israel, September 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ –
Opgal Optronic Industries [http://www.opgal.com ], a leading global provider of
innovative thermal imaging and near infrared illumination solutions for security and
safety applications, today announced that it has signed a partnership agreement with
Distrame of France, a distributor of test and measurement and security equipment, to
industry, building, and educational markets. The partnership will allow Distrame to offer
Opgal’s broad range of thermal and near infrared illumination cameras and systems to the
Named by IMS Research as the 2nd largest provider of thermal imaging solutions for the
global perimeter security market, Opgal’s innovative solutions are built on three decades
of experience and are renowned for their unique functionality and outstanding picture
quality. Opgal’s thermal product line includes the CompactSec, a cost-effective thermal
imaging line of cameras for perimeter security; the EyeSec, a high-end civilian and
paramilitary thermal surveillance camera; the DualSec, a CCD and uncooled thermal
two-channel system; and the RangeSec, an ultra long-range cooled thermal system. In
addition, Opgal’s near infrared illumination line features the Discoverii long-range laser
illuminated system, and the Claritii, mid-range LED illuminated system. Opgal’s products
are suitable for a wide range of security and safety applications and are field-proven by
hundreds of customers in over 50 countries around the world.
Distrame is a French distributor of test and measurement devices which are optimized
for uses in R&D, industry, education, and building diagnostic. Providing a wide choice of
products and services, Distrame also specializes in Infrared Thermography. The company has
recently entered the security market based on the Opgal thermal imaging solutions.
“Opgal brings to market a wide-range and mature line of products”, said, M. Michel
Vignal, CEO of Distrame, “It will enable us to broaden our offering to our customers and
help them with high-end solutions to pressing security and safety concerns”.
“Opgal’s strategy has always been to utilize existing and well established
distribution channels. We believe that this is the right way for us to grow”, said Yair M.
Sakov, Vice President, Security Business Unit at Opgal. “We are honored that, Distrame,
one of the leading French distributors, is joining our network and will now offer the
Opgal line of thermal and near IR cameras.”
Distrame is a French distributor of test and measuring devices which are optimized for
uses in R&D, Industry, Education or Building diagnostic. Founded in 1979 as a devices
manufacturer, by M. Michel Vignal, he later turned it into a leader of measuring equipment
distribution. Leveraging Mr. Vignal experience and knowhow, Distrame became the undisputed
specialist in test and measurement sector. Distrame proposes various professional
services, such as after-sales service, metrology laboratory, trainings and rental service.
With a wide choice of products and services, Distrame is specialized in a variety of lines
of business including Infrared Thermography. The company currently develops its infrared
solutions offering to security and monitoring applications. The Distrame thermography
division provides solutions to aeronautic, defense and military markets.
Opgal delivers advanced vision and surveillance solutions enabling accurate insight
into suspicious situations in adverse and harsh visibility conditions. Using
state-of-the-art thermal and active-imaging technologies, Opgal leverages advanced
electro-optics and image processing expertise to create high- performance, versatile
visualization hardware and software products for the security and civilian markets.
Founded 30 years ago, Opgal is a major supplier to some of the leading contractors and has
hundreds of customers in over 50 countries. Opgal is co-owned by Elbit Systems and Rafael
Advanced Defense Systems. http://www.opgal.com
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