KARMIEL, Israel, January 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --
Delivering Innovative High-End Thermal Cameras for Perimeter Security, Fire Fighting, Transportation and Safety
Opgal Optronic Industries, a leading global provider of innovative thermal imaging and near infrared illumination solutions for security and safety applications, today announced that it has signed a reseller agreement with Celte SRL, a leading Italian distributor that specializes in electronic components for telecommunications, high-tech, industrial and security applications.
Opgal provides one of the broadest thermal imaging and near infrared illumination product lines available. It addresses security applications with both cooled and uncooled cameras delivering unmatched picture quality enabling accurate analytics. Used by hundreds of customers in over 50 countries, the company has been providing thermal imaging solutions for 30 years.
As one of the most established Italian distributors and a key supplier to the Italian Fire Brigade and to numerous companies in the electrical power and security sectors in Europe, Celte SRL is ideally positioned to distribute Opgal's leading range of safety, industrial and security solutions.
"This partnership enables us to offer the richness of Opgal's product line to our extensive base of customers", said Diego Carraro, Celte's CEO. "Coupled with Opgal's responsiveness and customer focus, we are confident that together we will open new windows of opportunity in the European market, especially given innovative applications like Opgal's ability to detect fires using infrared technology.
"The distribution agreement with Celte attests to the warm welcome we are receiving as we expand our cadre of partners," said Yair M. Sakov, Vice President, Security Business Unit, Opgal. "Building on tens of years of experience, we provide unique and innovative thermal imaging solutions enabling our partners to highly differentiate as they compete to address specific needs of their customers. Combining Celte's years of experience in the Italian and European markets this partnership will surly become a successful venture to both our customers and our companies," he added.
Celte and Opgal will participate jointly at Expo Emergenze, the exhibition of civil defense and security technologies that will be held on February 9-12, 2012, in Perugia, Italy. The companies will jointly conduct demonstration workshops on Opgal's EyeSec continuous-zoom and fire-detection solution.
About Celte SRL
Established in 1982, Celte SRL successfully sells and distributes active and passive electronic components for RF and μW to the telecommunications, high-tech, industrial, military and aerospace sectors. The company's solutions are tailored to meet any customer's need, putting at their disposal its experience, vast technical knowhow and synergetic collaboration with established partners in Italy and around the world.
Headquartered in Milan and with regional offices in Rome, Celte's mission is to provide high added value in terms of excellent products, efficiency and support, to ensure maximum customer satisfaction.
Opgal delivers advanced vision and surveillance solutions enabling accurate insight into suspicious situations in adverse and harsh visibility conditions. Using state-of-the-art thermal and active-imaging technologies, Opgal leverages advanced electro-optics and image processing expertise to create high performance, versatile visualization hardware and software products for the security and safety markets. Founded 30 years ago, Opgal is a major supplier to some of the leading contractors and has hundreds of customers in over 50 countries. Opgal is co-owned by Elbit Systems and Rafael.
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SOURCE Opgal Optronic Industries