Vancouver's ClearVision Technologies acquired by Valco Melton

by Rob Lewis | Business

Canada's tech community celebrates acquisitions like they're badges of honour. The bigger, the better, the more press around the exit.

Unfortunately as a result some smaller acquisitions don't get the attention they deserve although they are just as important to Canada's fragile tech ecosystem and ego.

Today North Vancouver's ClearVision Technologies announced that they have been acquired by Cincinnati-headquartered Valco Melton. Valco Melton is a world leading designer and international marketer of adhesive application equipment and quality assurance (QA) systems is pleased to

ClearVision Technologies has become the market leader in the development and engineering of vision-based inspection products for corrugated box manufacturing. Since 2004, ClearVision Technologies has extensively pioneered intelligent camera technologies for packaging markets and has developed a top-tier suite of solutions that have been leading the industry in bringing QA capabilities to new heights.

ClearVision will now become the brand name for quality assurance solutions by Valco Melton.

Details on the transaction have not been released but it is rumoured to be in the high seven figures.

North Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Based out of Vancouver, British Columbia, ClearVision is a privately held technology company. The company was founded in 2004 by three Engineers with an entrepreneurial drive from the University of British Columbia. ClearVision has focused its attention on the corrugated box industry, and is committed towards helping the industry increase its quality control and improve its efficiency to stay... more

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Rob Lewis

Rob Lewis

Rob is the President of Techvibes Media and Editor-in-Chief of  His diverse background includes stints in International Trade Finance, Web Development, and Enterprise Software and he is a graduate of the University of British Columbia, British Columbia Institute of Technology, and Simon Fraser University. When not running Canada's leading technology media property, Rob can be... more

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