December 19, 2012 – Richmond, BC, Canada – Point Grey, a world-leading designer and manufacturer of innovative, high-performance digital cameras, today announces the opening of its Beijing office as part of its continued geographic expansion into key growth markets.
The Bejing office enables Point Grey to increase its level of service to customers and distributors in the Greater China region by providing technical support to both customers and sales. Working closely with its distributors, LUSTER LightVision Tech. Co., Ltd. covering China, Hong Kong and Macau and Apo Star Co., Ltd covering Taiwan, the new office will facilitate deeper understanding of local requirements and business opportunities in this dynamic market.
"Point Grey has a large number of customers in the Greater China region; with this office we will be able to serve them in their language and in their time zone," explains Mike Gibbons, Sales and Marketing Director. "Also, it is important we work closely with our customers to understand and anticipate their needs."
The Beijing office is Point Grey's second office in Asia Pacific. Point Grey's office in Japan works closely with the company's network of distributors in Japan, Korea, and Singapore. Headquartered in Richmond, Canada, Point Grey currently employs more than 160 people worldwide and also has offices in Germany and Italy.
About Point Grey
Point Grey Research, Inc. is a world-leading designer and manufacturer of innovative, high-performance digital cameras for industrial, life science, and traffic applications. We offer a unique and comprehensive portfolio of USB 3.0, GigE, FireWire, USB 2.0 and Camera Link products known for their outstanding quality, ease of use, and unbeatable price-performance. Point Grey was founded in 1997 and is based in Richmond, Canada. A broad range of hardware, software and mechanical engineering skills under one roof has allowed Point Grey to successfully bring many innovative and ground-breaking products to market. This drive for innovation has led to many industry firsts, including the world’s first and smallest 1394b digital camera, the smallest GigE camera, and the first USB 3.0 machine vision camera. Point Grey currently employs over 160 people and has international offices in Germany, China, Japan, and Italy. The company also has a strong network of distributors in Japan, Korea, Singapore, China, Taiwan and the United Kingdom. For more information, visit www.ptgrey.com
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