IR detection specialist Xenics (Leuven, Belgium) is broadening its market presence in North America by founding its Xenics USA subsidiary in Boston, Massachusetts with the aim of improving sales and application support for US and Canadian customers. Xenics USA is headed by Luc DeBrouckere, a well known industry expert with 35 years of managerial and technical experience in IR imaging.
Besides serving industrial customers, Xenics USA is positioned to better penetrate the strategically important and rapidly growing market for security systems as well as the institutional and OEM markets for governmental projects. The company states that it is prepared to meet formidable local competition in these markets.
'Our American customers are specifically interested in the range of short-wave and long-wave cameras and advanced IR imaging systems that Xenics is able to offer,' said Luc DeBrouckere, CEO of Xenics USA. 'We are pleased to serve them with our state-of-the-art infrared image capture and processing solutions for a variety of applications. It's important to us to comply with our customers' preference of receiving solid technical and application support through a US-based entity.' Products marketed and supported by Xenics USA will include all products and solutions in the company's portfolio.