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Carlsquare advised Headwall Photonics, an Arsenal Capital Partners portfolio company, on its acquisition of inno-spec GmbH

Headwall Photonics®, a pioneering force in spectral imaging solutions for remote sensing and industrial machine vision, announced its acquisition of inno-spec GmbH of Nuremberg, Germany, a prominent manufacturer of industrial hyperspectral imaging systems used in high-volume recycling, industrial sorting, and quality testing. Headwall Photonics is a portfolio company of Arsenal Capital Partners.

Mark Willingham, CEO of Headwall Photonics, expressed enthusiasm about the acquisition, saying, “This strategic move marks a significant step forward in our mission to deliver comprehensive hyperspectral imaging solutions. By integrating inno-spec’s expertise in providing reliable industrial solutions with our advanced spectral imaging technologies, we aim to enhance our offerings and extend our global reach, especially in the rapidly evolving sector of industrial machine vision.”

inno-spec, renowned for its innovative hyperspectral imaging solutions in multiple industrial settings, has been a key player in advancing machine vision technology. “Joining forces with Headwall Photonics represents a tremendous opportunity for inno-spec to scale our technology and tap into new markets,” stated Oliver Grass, founder and CEO of inno-spec. “We are excited to become part of this group that shares our commitment to innovation and quality and to drive the industrial machine vision segment; together we evolve the next generation of hyperspectral imaging systems.”

The acquisition combines Headwall’s cutting-edge optical components and remote sensing technologies with inno-spec’s specialized knowledge in industrial applications enabling the development of more advanced, efficient, and versatile hyperspectral imaging systems and reinforcing the company’s position as a leader in the field.

“Headwall Photonics is committed to ensuring a smooth transition for inno-spec’s employees and customers. Our top priority is to maintain the high level of service and product reliability that our customers expect from us,” added Willingham. “We are dedicated to leveraging the strengths of both companies to drive growth and deliver value to our customers and stakeholders.”

Carlsquare Ltd. served as the exclusive financial advisor to Headwall Photonics Inc. on the transaction.

Arsenal Capital Partners
Luc Springinsfeld
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Managing Partner
Griffin Steele
Griffin Steele
Senior Associate