Planar Systems

Planar is a company specializing in display and digital signage technology. It offers LED video walls, LCD video walls, large format LCD displays, desktop monitors and touch screen monitors, accessories, and other solutions. The company serves control rooms, healthcare, higher education, museums, retail, sports and entertainment, transportation, government, and other markets.

Employee Rating

3.2More
TypeSubsidiary
Parent CompanyLeyard
HQPortland, OR, US
Founded1983
Websiteplanar.com
Planar Systems was founded in 1983 and is headquartered in Portland, OR, US

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Key People/Management at Planar Systems

Zach Zhang

Zach Zhang

President & CEO
Rob Baumgartner

Rob Baumgartner

Chief Operations Officer
Ryan Gray

Ryan Gray

Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Steve Seminario

Steve Seminario

Vice President, Product Development
William Geng

William Geng

Vice President, Strategic Projects
Stephanie Hines

Stephanie Hines

General Counsel & Vice President, Human Resources
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Planar Systems Office Locations

Planar Systems has offices in Portland, Chicago, Brasil, Paris and in 8 other locations
Portland, OR, US (HQ)
1195 NE Compton Dr
Chicago, IL, US
1692 Barclay Blvd
Portland, OR, US
7210 NE Evergreen Pkwy
Brasil, BR
Av. Dr. Chucri Zaidan, 1550 - 1215 - Jardins
Brasil, BR
R. Alto Paraná, 1424 - Emiliano Perneta
Paris, FR
147 Avenue Paul Doumer
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Planar Systems Financials and Metrics

Summary Metrics

Founding Date

1983
Planar Systems is a subsidiary of Leyard

Planar Systems Revenue

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Planar Systems's revenue was reported to be $179 m in FY, 2014 which is a 7.3% increase from the previous period.
USDFY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014

Revenue

171.4m166.8m179.0m

Revenue growth, %

(3%)7%

Cost of goods sold

136.7m129.5m135.3m

Gross profit

34.6m37.4m43.7m
USDFY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014

Cash

17.8m12.0m13.1m

Accounts Receivable

18.6m22.8m28.3m

Inventories

32.0m30.0m26.8m

Current Assets

71.2m67.2m72.1m
USDFY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014

Net Income

(16.2m)(6.5m)3.8m

Depreciation and Amortization

2.7m2.1m1.7m

Inventories

10.5m(4.6m)3.2m

Accounts Payable

(3.8m)5.8m1.1m
USDFY, 2012

Financial Leverage

1.8 x
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Planar Systems Operating Metrics

May, 2019Jan, 2020

Inventions

25

Patents and Patent Applications

242

Product Lines

1212
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Planar Systems Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
NaturalPoint IncNovember 07, 2016$125 m
Runco International IncMay 25, 2007
Clarity Visual SystemsJuly 19, 2006$46 m
Pixio LLCJanuary 01, 2003
DOME Imaging SystemsMay 01, 2002$61 m
AllBrite TechnologiesDecember 04, 2000$25 m
Standish IndustriesAugust 26, 1997

Planar Systems Online and Social Media Presence

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Planar Systems Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    C-

    66/100

  • CEO Rating

    B

    70/100

  • Compensation

    D

    57/100

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Planar Systems News and Updates

Digital Signage Device 2019 Global Market Key Players - Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. (South Korea), LG Display Co., Ltd. (South Korea), NEC Display Solutions, Ltd. (Japan), Sharp Corporation (Japan), Planar Systems, Inc. (US), Sony Corporation (Japa

Digital Signage Device – Global Market Growth, Opportunities, Analysis Of Top Key Players And Forecast To 2025 Posted via Industry Today. Follow us on Twitter @IndustryToday

Planar Systems Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Planar Systems founded?

    Planar Systems was founded in 1983.

  • Who are Planar Systems key executives?

    Planar Systems's key executives are Zach Zhang, Rob Baumgartner and Ryan Gray.

  • How many employees does Planar Systems have?

    Planar Systems has 430 employees.

  • What is Planar Systems revenue?

    Latest Planar Systems annual revenue is $179 m.

  • What is Planar Systems revenue per employee?

    Latest Planar Systems revenue per employee is $416.3 k.

  • Who are Planar Systems competitors?

    Competitors of Planar Systems include L3Harris Interstate Electronics, Truly International Holdings and Truly Semiconductors.

  • Where is Planar Systems headquarters?

    Planar Systems headquarters is located at 1195 NE Compton Dr, Portland.

  • Where are Planar Systems offices?

    Planar Systems has offices in Portland, Chicago, Brasil, Paris and in 8 other locations.

  • How many offices does Planar Systems have?

    Planar Systems has 14 offices.