|NDT.net||January 2005, Vol. 10 No.01|
EVS Receives $1.5M Order For Scanmaster Products From One Of India’s Largest Steel Manufacturers
-- Company’s 2005 Backlog From Strategic Indian Market: $4.3M
Yoqneam, Israel, December 15, 2004 - Elbit Vision Systems Ltd. (OTCBB: EVSNF.OB) today announced that it has received a $1.5 million order from one of India’s largest steel manufacturers for ScanMaster ultrasonic inspection systems. The order brings to $4.3 million the value of the Company’s booking of orders from India to be supplied in 2005.
“As we predicted, ScanMaster is opening up new, high-potential markets for EVS,” said Zami Aberman, President of EVS. “Orders in hand give us visibility for more than 50% of the revenues we had budgeted for our full 2005 sales of ScanMaster products. Just as important, these initial deals position us for additional wins and cross-sale opportunities throughout India. As such, we now view the emerging Indian market as a strategic sales focus. “Taken as a whole, this important sale is one more indication that we are on track for continued growth in 2005.”
EVS’ ScanMaster products are field-proven, nondestructive ultrasonic (UT) inspection solutions used by more than 250 top-tier customers, including automobile manufacturers (GM, BMW, Volvo, Audi and others), aircraft manufacturers (Boeing, Bristol, Augusta and others), train part manufacturers and railroad operators (Austrian Railway, Deutsche Bundesbahn, Indian Railways and others), and manufacturers of components from steel, aluminum and titanium alloys. The ability to offer customers both UT-based and Automatic Optical Inspection (AOI)-based inspection systems has significantly increased EVS’s addressable target markets.
About Elbit Vision Systems (EVS)EVS offers a broad portfolio of automatic in-line inspection and quality monitoring systems used to improve product quality and increase production efficiency. The Company’s Microelectronic Division provides state-of-the-art optical and laser-based inspection and correction systems for the manufacture of LCDs, FPDs and Bare Wafers. The Company’s Industrial Division provides automatic optical inspection (AOI) and non-destructive ultrasound inspection systems for heavy manufacturing (automotive, aeronautics, steel and others). EVS maintains headquarters and manufacturing in Israel, R&D operations in Israel and Korea, and offers global sales and support coverage. For more information, please visit www.evs.co.il.
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