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Michel Ollivier joins EMVA Executive Committee

Seventh board member will focus on new EMVA activities

(PresseBox) (Barcelona, ) Michel Ollivier joins the Board of Directors of the European Machine Vision Association (EMVA). Ollivier is member of the Executive Board at TIAMA Group and he signs responsible for Tiama's R&D activities. The French TIAMA Group incorporates MSC & SGCC, specialized in hollow glass inspection, and LUCEO, developing vision solutions for the food market.

Michel Ollivier is joining the EMVA Board with a clear focus on EMVA's future activities such as regional groups & country chapters and the relation management between integrators and component suppliers. Says Ollivier: "For me, the main objective of EMVA is to increase the competitiveness of its members. My personal objective will be to motivate more vision integrators to become members of the EMVA."

According to the EMVA statutes, Mr. Ollivier has been invited as the seventh member of the EMVA Board of Directors by the current board members. The EMVA General Assembly - as the ultimate governing body of the EMVA - will be asked to approve this decision during its next meeting in Vienna.

European Machine Vision Association

Founded in May 2003 in Barcelona, the European Machine Vision Association currently has about 120 members representing 22 nations. Its aim is to promote the development and use of machine vision technology and to support the interests of its members - machine vision companies, research institutions and national machine vision associations. The main fields of work of EMVA are: standardization, statistics, the annual EMVA Business Conference and other networking events, European research funding, public relations and marketing. To find out more visit the web site