From a "one-man show" into a major international player within a few years!
Foundation of viZaar industrial video as a sole proprietorship in a single family house. Fixtures: 3 used Welch Allyn Videosampler, 1 probe system ILO. Working basis: Agreement with TÜV South / Filderstadt. Various endoscope repairs for France and USA. And at the same time we were in the preparation of www.vizaar.de.
viZaar is the first infrared images provider for preventive maintenance with a small hand-helded system. Samulaneous integretion of high speed video technology up to 2.000 frames / second. A first staff member for support was hired. Assignment of work permits to work in nucleaur power plants and the first camera system from VIT Inc. was sold to Siemens KWU.
Hiring of 2 technicians. Moving to the 120 sqm commercial renting space. Turnover exeeded 1 million DM.
Total 6 employees. Deployment of INVIZ revolver 12.7 as a special order. First patent application. Fivefold increase in stock of bought in inspection cameras in comparison with 1997. Termination of a working relationship with VIT, Inc. First time participation in a trade fair ‚CONTROL’.
Total 11 employees. Conversion of a sole proprietorship into viZaar industrial imaging (AG) stock company. Expansion of our product range, INVIZ SNK the first tank camera system.
Total 14 employees. The business field "leackage locating" is founded through the entry of todays CEO of viZaar 24th. Moving to new 440 sgm commercial premesis.
Total 17 employees. Co-operation in the construction of customer-manufactured submarine for Westinghouse reactor. Participation in the inspection of fuel assembly with own INVIZ camera. Launching of the work of first serial endoscope with adjustable focus. Foundation of viZaar 24 Leakage Detection GmbH. Foundation of Rhein-Main subsidiary. Highspeed imaging can now be offered in color with up to 10.000 frames per second.
Total 23 empoyees. 50% turnover through export. Launching the work with (world wide) smallest video camera INVIZ DE 2.4 for the inspection of von nuclear steam generators. Purchase of an own commercial property.
Total 28 employees. Reconstruction and moving to our own premises in Alberstadt-Tailfingen with 2.000 m² floor space. First time collaboration with an experienced sales technician in Southeast Asian region. The first DE 2.4 camera is delivered, the first INVIZ "Remote Focus" was sent as a rental device for the practical test. Electronic thermography is certified according to the regulations of Vds.
The number of employees increased over 30, the system of adjustable focus allows a tripling of the sold endoscopes in comparison with 2005.
viZaar AG, still a managable group of companies have more then 40 employees world wide. In april 2007, viZaar Southeast Asia was founded in Kuala Lampur-Malaysia. In addition to the certification according to DIN EN ISO 9001:2000, 14001:2005 and SCC regulations, we are celebrating our 10th anniversary.
Our constantly growing company reached over 45 employees world wide. Extension and development of several departments manifests our position on the market. The product launch of the INVIZ VUMAN is the biggest highlight in the year 2008. It took place in late October on the "Burg Hohenzollern" in Hechingen / Germany. With a wide range of features and the latest technology the VUMAN replaced the INVIZ tube inspector.
In 2009, the employees of the viZaar AG did their utmost to develop another ground-breaking innovation called INVIZ UVin. The worlds first real UV dual videoendoscope enables PT and MT inspections in UV mode by emitting exactly 365nm light. Additionally, daylight UV illumination enables free variations of UV and daylight LED inspections. With this innovation viZaar satisfies the demands and desires of the food industry. The number of employees stays high for another year in a row.