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Point Grey Celebrates 100 Employees
FLIR Systems, Inc. Posted 06/24/2010Point Grey, a world leader in the development of advanced digital cameras, is pleased to announce the hiring of its 100th employee, marking an important milestone in the company’s growth. Fatma Kocamaz joins Point Grey’s wholly-owned subsidiary, Point Grey Research GmbH, as an Inside Sales Specialist working out of the company’s office in Ludwigsburg, Germany.
“Reaching 100 full-time employees is a significant achievement for Point Grey,” says Vladimir Tucakov, Director of Sales and Marketing and one of the original founders. “It has been amazing to watch our company grow over the years—without any outside investment—from a tiny office in 1997 to an international organization with offices, distributors, and customers located around the world. The addition of Fatma to our sales team is a direct reflection of the ever-increasing demand we are seeing for Point Grey products, and we continue to expand, adding new positions in Technical Support, Production, and Engineering.”
Based in Richmond, BC, Canada, Point Grey designs, manufactures and distributes more than 150 different digital camera models for machine vision, industrial imaging, and computer vision applications. Since its founding in 1997, the company has experienced year-over-year growth in sales and staff, even during the global recession. Point Grey’s founders attribute the company’s success to its employees, a talented team of people dedicated to building high-quality digital cameras that are known for their high performance and ease of use. Their joint efforts have also enabled Point Grey to bring a number of innovative and ground-breaking products to market, such as the world’s first and smallest 1394b digital camera, the Flea2, and the world’s first USB 3.0 camera.
About Point Grey Research, Inc.
Point Grey Research, Inc. is a worldwide leader in the development of advanced digital camera technology products for machine vision, industrial imaging, and computer vision applications. Based in Richmond, BC, Canada, Point Grey designs, manufactures and distributes IEEE-1394 (FireWire) and USB 2.0 cameras that are known for their excellent quality, performance, and ease of use. Gigabit Ethernet and Camera Link cameras will be introduced in 2010. A broad range of hardware, software and mechanical engineering skills 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 first and smallest 1394b digital camera.
Since its founding in January of 1997, the company's approach to product pricing, quality control, and customer service has attracted thousands of customers worldwide, and its organic growth through product sales has enabled the company to expand significantly without any outside investment. Point Grey currently employs more than 100 people worldwide and has a wholly-owned German subsidiary that provides sales and support services to customers in Europe, Africa and Israel. Point Grey’s office in Japan works closely with the company’s network of distributors in Japan, Korea, China, Singapore, and Taiwan.