What does 2020 hold for businesses across the machine vision, automation and robotic landscapes?
MVPro has sought to find out by getting the thoughts of various businesses in each sector via the quickfire five Q&A, which offers an insight into how each business views 2020 and what was the highlight of 2019.
Today… Mark Williamson, managing director at Stemmer Imaging UK.
What will be the biggest trend in machine vision in 2020?
The buzz in the industry will remain on embedded vision.
What do you predict will be the biggest challenge in 2020?
Dealing with the global slowdown and Brexit for the UK.
What are the company’s ambitions and plans for 2020?
We continue to outperform the market in terms of growth. We continue to invest in improving our coverage and our service offering to ensure we continue above industry growth rates.
What industry event are you looking forward to attending in 2020 and why?
Vision 2020 – Not often the year also indicates a clear perfect Vision? This is always a great event and this year we will be evolving our message at the show.
Looking back over the past year, what have been the business’s highlights?
The acquisition of Infaimon was the largest one so expanding our coverage into Spain, Portugal and South America. We also set up our Italian subsidiary and set out our strategic plan for the coming years with a capital market day.