Company profile

Prime Vision is a global leader in computer vision integration and robotics for logistics and e-commerce. As an award-winning company, Prime Vision designs and integrates solutions using the latest recognition, identification, and robotics techniques to optimize the automation of sorting processes.

Our latest innovations include the Flow Projector (Projection Sorting) to help operators sort parcels faster and easier and Robotic Sorting (Autonomous Sorting with robots) to quickly scale up your sorting operation.

Headquartered in Delft, the Netherlands, 150 experts provide comprehensive market and domain knowledge to digital companies around the world.

History

1956

What would become Prime Vision starts life as a research department of the PTT

1961

The High Yield Character Reader (HYCR™), the core technology of Prime Vision was invented.

1990

The first complete reader for the Dutch Postal Service was developed.

1994

A recognition engine reading handwriting on documents with remarkable low error is developed. A world-first!

2003

KPN Research acquired by TNO, additional investments prepare the company for its first sales outside the Netherlands.

2004

TNT (former PostNL) acquires 60% of the shares of Prime Vision. Additional investment led to an independent entity: Prime Vision B.V.
The first international project is sold to the Danish Post Office.

2006

Prime Vision becomes a truly global player, including projects in the USA and Israel.

2008

A major landmark project for Australia Post is won.

2010

For An Post we do the systems integration and development for a major re-design of the Irish automation platform. This is the first project where Prime Vision acts as systems integrator.

2013

Prime Vison becomes a key technology partner for major offshore coding in Asia for the UK and The Netherlands.

2015

Prime Vision becomes the automation provider for the largest UK mega-hub project for DPD Geopost UK.

2016

The Next-gen platform for Deutsche Post DHL mega-hub in Germany is developed.

2017

The first version of the Autonomous Sorting solution is developed.
Prime Vision wins 2 Postal Technology International Awards for supplier of the year and the Handling Projector and the Logistica Award for autonomous sorting.

2018

First project in the airport market.

2019

Dirk van Lammeren is added to the management team as commercial director.

2020

Prime Vision takes the first steps in the health care and retail markets.

Why Prime Vision?

All our solutions are based on our customer’s challenges and developed in close co-operation.
Why not take a look how we can help with your strategic and operational challenges?

Our technology2

Our technology

  • Contemporary solutions with a quick ROI
  • Best in class vision technology, sorting decision systems and infrastructure
  • Open design philosophy
  • Vendor independent and integration with all systems and hardware
Our technology2

Our technology

  • Contemporary solutions with a quick ROI
  • Best in class vision technology, sorting decision systems and infrastructure
  • Open design philosophy
  • Vendor independent and integration with all systems and hardware
Why Prime Vision Our market knowledge

Our Market knowledge

  • Extensive market and domain knowledge in Postal, CEP, Sorting and Integration
  • We live and breathe your mission critical systems
  • Building long term relationships with customers and partners
Why Prime Vision Our market knowledge

Our market knowledge

  • Extensive market and domain knowledge in Postal, CEP, Sorting and Integration
  • We live and breathe your mission critical systems
  • Building long term relationships with customers and partners
Why Prime Vision Our people

Our people, quality and flexibility

  • Open culture and transparent way of working
  • Unparalleled global support
  • Continuously improving everything we do
  • Socially responsible
Why Prime Vision Our people

Our people, quality and flexibillity

  • Open culture and transparent way of working
  • Unparalleled global support
  • Continuously improving everything we do
  • Socially responsible
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