Trigo Group acquires industrial AI start-up

Trigo Group has acquired industrial AI start-up Scortex.

Founded in 2016, Scortex is a deep tech company offering machine vision technology for the manufacturing industry, with a focus on European automotive, luxury and aerospace markets. In addition to automating inspection, the solution generates real-time data and statistics on production quality.

The acquisition is part of Trigo’s strategic goal to consolidate its inspection and supply chain activities, to accelerate its diversification into the aerospace, defense, rail and heavy transportation sectors, and to strengthen its consulting activities with major manufacturers and equipment suppliers.

Aymeric de Pontbriand, founder and CEO of Scortex, said: "With Trigo on board, we gain the ability to scale our technologies globally. I am proud that Scortex is now part of the Trigo family, we share a common vision of the developments and needs of the industry of tomorrow. With our solutions and technology, our ambition is to be a key player in industry 4.0 worldwide. We will accelerate our strategy of digitising quality management, which enables a better use of resources by our manufacturers."

Matthieu Rambaud, CEO of the Trigo Group, added: "I am very pleased to welcome the Scortex team to Trigo. The quality of their technological solutions, their capacity for innovation and their entrepreneurial spirit fit perfectly with our vision of the market and our corporate culture. With this merger, we are combining complementary strengths. Together, we will generate significant development synergies to help the industry meet tomorrow's challenges by improving its performance and profitability with innovative solutions."

Image: Scortex AI on the production line

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