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SOFTSOLUTION GmbH and LiteSentry, LLC form a partnership

SOFTSOLUTION GmbH (“SOFTSOLUTION” or the “Company”) and LiteSentry, LLC ("LiteSentry") are pleased to announce a new partnership to support both companies’ long-term growth and success.


WAIDHOFEN an der YBBS, AT and NORTHFIELD, MN– June 30, 2021 SOFTSOLUTION GmbH (“SOFTSOLUTION” or the “Company”) and LiteSentry, LLC ("LiteSentry") are pleased to announce a new partnership to support both companies' long-term growth and success.


Founded in 2000 by Peter Pfannenstill, Thomas Schuller and Hermann Sonnleitner, and based in Waidhofen an der Ybbs in the Austrian state of Lower Austria, SOFTSOLUTION is a leading provider of automated inspection and process control systems to the flat glass fabrication market.


LiteSentry and SOFTSOLUTIONS will continue to operate in their current locations. The leadership teams and organization, along with their commitment to innovation and customer support remain unchanged.

As a result of this partnership, both LiteSentry and SOFTSOLUTION enhance their ability to respond to customer needs with more localized resources, improve end users’ access to the best available technology for their evolving glass production needs, and accelerate new product development from the industry's most innovative teams.


“We are excited to work alongside the LiteSentry team to position ourselves to find even more future-oriented, innovative solutions that inspire our customers and partners anew every day”, commented Thomas Schuller, Founder and Managing Director of SOFTSOLUTION.


Gary Di Dio, President of LiteSentry, added, "This collaboration brings the leading inspection and process control solutions together to serve every aspect of the flat glass fabrication process. Customers can count on us as comprehensive partners to help them solve their toughest challenges and deliver the highest quality, most beautiful glass."


About LiteSentry, LLC


LiteSentry™ LLC designs and manufactures patented inspection technology for the glass, solar PV, and sheet plastic industries. LiteSentry has installed over 450 inspection systems measuring distortion, flatness, defects, blemishes, size, and geometry; and 1,000 measurement sensors to monitor thickness, coating, air gap, and other critical metrics at glass fabrication and sheet plastic extrustuion plants worldwide. When quality is essential, LiteSentry systems are the solution.




SOFTSOLUTION GmbH is an Austrian manufacturer of highly professional glass quality assurance systems, and a software developer in the field of digitization with locations in Lower Austria, Waidhofen / Ybbs, and Chicago, Illinois. Since 2002, the company’s image analysis products, such as the LineScanner, CulletScanner and VirtualDigitizing, have been used for all quality inspections of transparent flat glass products such as single sheets, insulating glass, automotive glass, processed glass, polycarbonate or film.



Jakub Kowalczyk

Sales & Marketing Manager

LiteSentry, LLC

1403 F Heritage Drive

Northfield, MN 55057

United States of America

+1 507 645 2600


Mrs. Eva-Maria Kleinlehner

Marketing Director


Im Vogelsang 18

3340 Waidhofen an der Ybbs


+43 7442 539 88