Microtec Purchases Lucidyne Technologies

In a move that creates one of the largest wood products scanning companies in the world, Microtec has acquired Lucidyne Technologies, Inc.

Microtec has been delivering technologically advanced scanning and optimization systems for 40 years, and is a premier scanning company across Europe. Lucidyne has been an industry leader in scanning and optimization throughout North America since 1985. This acquisition expands both companies’ product lines, geographical reach and, perhaps most importantly, brings the two highly advanced technologies and technology teams together.

The opportunities provided by this acquisition to the wood products industry are significant. Lucidyne’s products will now be enhanced by the availability of the entire Microtec product line. Together there will be a mill-wide integrated scanning opportunity. Microtec and Lucidyne will be introducing co-developed products that bring the best of the companies’ technologies together, including Lucidyne’s patented Perceptive Sight Intelligent Grading platform.

Microtec’s headquarters will remain in Bressanone, Italy, while Lucidyne’s operations will remain in Corvallis, Ore. There are no anticipated changes to staffing, support, plant operations or customer interaction, according to the companies. Customer support will remain an important top priority.

“Microtec and Lucidyne are eager to work together as the world’s largest wood products scanning company, delivering unparalleled results to our industry worldwide,” the companies state.

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