The new logo amplifies the synergy of both companies and their continuing commitment to provide world-class solutions to fulfill mission requirements for all customers. The new brand identity will be integrated into a comprehensive new website and across all Vectronix marketing material in the months ahead.
Vectronix has been part of Sagem since 2003. In May 2005, Sagem merged with Snecma, the aerospace propulsion and equipment group, to form the Safran group. Vectronix has been a subsidiary of Sagem as part of its Optronics and Defense Division for the past 10 years, producing a long history of success. With the introduction of the new company branding, Vectronix will continue to offer its well-known portfolio of observation and targeting handhelds and introduce the Sagem portfolio to the U.S. defense industry.
Vectronix is a leader in the development of integrated multi-functional handhelds, state-of-the-art modules, and precision systems that deliver accurate, reliable, and field-proven observation and precision targeting. Leveraging core competencies, Vectronix support the activities of military and security customers all over the world. Vectronix is a part of Sagem (Safran), an aerospace, defense, and security company and maintains two separate entities – Vectronix Inc. which is the U.S.-based operations and Vectronix AG which covers the international market. Vectronix Inc. maintains its U.S.-based research and development through its subsidiary, Optics 1, Inc., and U.S.-based manufacturing operations in its headquarters in Bedford, New Hampshire. Vectronix AG maintains its manufacturing operations in Heerbrugg, Switzerland.
Sagem, a high-tech company of Safran, holds world or European leadership positions in optronics, avionics, electronics and safety-critical software for both civil and military markets. Sagem is the No. 1 company in Europe and No. 3 worldwide for inertial navigation systems (INS) used in air, land and naval applications. It is also the world leader in helicopter flight controls and the European leader in optronics and tactical UAV systems. Operating across the globe through the Safran group, Sagem and its subsidiaries employ 7,600 people in Europe, Pacific Asia, North America and South America. Sagem is the commercial name of the company Sagem Défense Sécurité.