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Excellent year end result 2013 and a pleasant 2014

September 2014
Photonfocus looks back at a further successful fiscal year 2013 confirming progress in the execution of the strategy. Sales increased by 20% compared to the previous year and profits were up significantly versus expectations.  With a clear focus on core competencies and key markets CEO Marcel Krist and CTO Dr. Peter Mario Schwider continue to see strong momentum with clients.  


The interim financial statement confirmed the recognized trend and increase in profits since the beginning of 2014. Photonfocus is convinced it will most likely exceed its ambitious growth targets yet again. Moreover, Photonfocus has been nominated for the Swiss Excellence Award 2014 for its valuable contribution to the Goal Line Technology of Goal Control. This groundbreaking technology was successfully launched at the Football World Cup in Brazil this summer. Photonfocus was involved from the beginning in this ambitious and complex project and is proud of its contribution to this high profile project.


Increased production facilities were approved by the Board of Directors and are currently being implemented while further investments in response to increased demand are planned. CEO Marcel Krist states: "We are very happy about the positive developments and continue to pursue the chosen path of success with sustainable and prosperous growth to expand our market share."


The camera manufacturer Photonfocus based in Lachen focuses on the design and production of HDR CMOS imagers and CMOS cameras for the machine vision industry. The company is recognized as the innovative and trusted expert who develops tailored, individual customer solutions and provides ongoing product and implementation consultation and support.