FRAMOS Announces Last Time Buy Deadline for Sony CCD Sensors

3rd of April 2024 – FRAMOS, a leading global expert in vision systems, dedicated to innovation and excellence in enabling devices to see and think, is pleased to announce the Last Time Buy deadline for all Sony CCD Sensors.

In line with Sony’s previous notification on January 15th, 2015, where Sony notified its customer about their plan to discontinue all CCD based products and subsequent schedule provided on May 18th, 2015, FRAMOS wishes to inform its customers on revised Last time buy deadline.

Taking into consideration current market demand and customer feedback, Sony has decided to revise the “Last Time Buy PO submission” deadline to the End of September 2024. Final shipments to FRAMOS remain unchanged at the nd of March 2026.

With these changes, FRAMOS invites all customers to submit their final Last Time Buy Purchase Orders to them no later than September 24th, 2024, to ensure timely processing and submission to Sony by the new Last Time Buy deadline date.

Important dates:

  • Deadline for Last Time Buy Purchase Orders received by FRAMOS: September 24th, 2024
  • Final delivery of accepted Last Time Buy Purchase Orders from FRAMOS: March 31st, 2026

Note that Last Time Buy Purchase Orders, including any back orders already placed, cannot be cancelled or extended to alternate dates.

For any inquiries or clarification regarding this announcement and its directives, customers are encouraged to reach out to their dedicated FRAMOS account manager.

For more information, please visit FRAMOS’ official website or contact FRAMOS experts to find the best option for your project.


FRAMOS® is the leading global expert in vision systems, dedicated to innovation and excellence in enabling devices to see and think.

For more than 40 years, the company has supported clients worldwide in building pioneering vision systems, empowering breakthroughs in diverse sectors.

Throughout all phases of vision system development and deployment, companies rely on FRAMOS’ proven expertise in component selection, consulting, customization, prototyping, and mass production. Leveraging a broad portfolio of services as well as hardware and software solutions, the experts at FRAMOS are committed to delivering state-of-the-art imaging solutions for the world of tomorrow.

Thanks to its customer-centric focus and its excellence in engineering, production and supply chain management, FRAMOS has successfully established a large base of loyal customers in all major sectors and industries.

FRAMOS is a global company with over 180 employees serving the European, American, and Asia-Pacific markets. The main offices are in Germany, Canada, the USA, Italy, and Croatia, while the company also has a local presence in China and Japan.

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