Acquisition of Pixavi, the World Leading Supplier of Mobile Communication Devices for Ex Areas

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Pixavi is now a part of the BARTEC group. This deal will significantly strengthen its position within the market of communication products for hazardous area and rugged applications.

The new Bartec Pixavi Logo

The new Bartec Pixavi Logo

The Pixavi Team is extremely happy to be part of the BARTEC Group.

BARTEC, the world market leader in explosion protection, headquartered in Bad Mergentheim/Germany, has acquired Pixavi, the world-leading supplier of mobile communication devices and wireless infrastructure for hazardous areas. The acquisition perfectly complements the BARTEC product portfolio, which comprises explosion-proof components and systems, heating technology solutions, measurement and analysis technology as well as electrical engineering for the mining industry. The takeover represents another key milestone within the growth strategy of the internationally active company.

Pixavi was established in 1999 with the main focus of creating innovative video collaboration products. Today the company is specialized in the development of Ex certified cameras, Wi-Fi infrastructure, video conferencing solutions as well as cloud services and provides complete video communication solutions for hazardous areas. It is headquartered in Stavanger/Norway, one of the key markets for European oil and gas production. BARTEC will integrate Pixavi as an independent company into the BARTEC Group and will continuously expand it.

“This investment is a successful step within the realization of the growth strategy of the Group,” stressed Dr. Ralf Köster, CEO of the BARTEC Group. The strategic acquisition of Pixavi will allow BARTEC to strategically develop the product range by innovative communication technology for hazardous areas.

Christian Rokseth, CEO of Pixavi, confirmed: “With BARTEC on board, we will be able to increase the focus on our R&D activities and offer our customers state-of-the-art solutions for the implementation of wireless devices and wireless networks within hazardous environments. I see a long range of synergies between us, within both product certifications, complementary products, marketing and sales. In essence, BARTEC will ensure that we will have the muscle to pursue our plan to become the provider of communication technology for hazardous area. We will be able bring our customers the best possible value proposition to support their plans to implement mobile devices and wireless networks within hazardous environments," said Christian Rokseth, CEO and founder of Pixavi.

For more information, check out the Pixavi website: http://www.pixavi.com

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