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, etc. The company serves control rooms, healthcare, higher education, museums, retail, sports and entertainment, transportation, government, and other markets.

Employee Rating

3.2
TypeSubsidiary
Parent CompanyLeyard
HQPortland, OR, US
Founded1983
Websiteplanar.com
Cybersecurity ratingDMore
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
William Geng

William Geng

Vice President, Strategic Projects
Steve Seminario

Steve Seminario

Vice President, Product Marketing
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, Hillsboro, Brasil and in 9 other locations
Portland, OR, US (HQ)
1195 NE Compton Dr
Chicago, IL, US
1692 Barclay Blvd
Hillsboro, OR, US
1195 NW Compton Dr
Portland, OR, US
7210 NE Evergreen Pkwy
Brasil, BR
Av. Dr. Chucri Zaidan, 1550 - 1215 - Jardins
Brasil, BR
R. Alto Paraná, 1424 - Emiliano Perneta
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Planar Systems Financials and Metrics

Summary Metrics

Founding Date

1983

Total Funding

$12.8 m
In total, Planar Systems had raised $12.8 m. Planar Systems is a subsidiary of Leyard

Planar Systems Operating Metrics

May, 2019Jan, 2020Feb, 2022

Markets

18

Patents and Patent Applications

242242

Product Lines

121211

Trademarks (US)

11

Planar Systems Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
NaturalPoint IncJanuary 27, 2017$125 m
Runco International IncMay 25, 2007$36.7 m
Clarity Visual SystemsSeptember 12, 2006$46 m
DOME Imaging SystemsMay 01, 2002$61 m
AllBrite TechnologiesDecember 04, 2000$25 m
Standish IndustriesAugust 26, 1997
Clarity, A Division of Planar Systems, Inc.
Runco Capital Corporation

Planar Systems Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

D

64/100

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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

Planar Demonstrates Collection of Cutting-Edge Corporate Display Solutions at InfoComm 2022

Today, Planar, a global leader in visualization technology, announced the company will showcase a selection of industry-leading LED display solutions designed to deliver next-generation experiences in workplace settings at InfoComm 2022. From fine pitch LED solutions delivering unparalleled visual p…

Planar Announces Expansion of Consultant, Architect and Designer Group

Planar, the global leader in visualization technology, today announced an expansion of the company’s Consultant, Architect and Designer (CAD) Group in North America. The dedicated team helps AV technology consultants simplify the process of designing complex video walls and other display solutions i…

Planar Custom Solutions Honored with 2022 Stellar Service Award

Planar, a global leader in visualization technology, was voted a 2022 Stellar Service Award winner by readers of Systems Contractor News (SCN), recognizing the company as an exceptional service provider for the AV market. Planar Custom Solutions was awarded silver for best design service/tools.

Planar CarbonLight CLI VX Series Presented with Two Broadcast Industry Awards

Planar, a global leader in visualization technology, is proud to announce two broadcast industry award wins for the revolutionary Planar® CarbonLight™ CLI VX Series. The next-generation line of LED displays was honored with a 2022 NAB Show Product of the Year Award by the National Association of Bro…

Planar and OptiTrack Present Broadest Set of Broadcast Technologies at NAB 2022

Planar, a global leader in visualization technology, and sister company OptiTrack, the worldwide leader in 3D tracking systems, today announced plans to present their most diverse portfolio of established and emerging broadcast technologies at the 2022 National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) Show…

Planar DirectLight Ultra Series Voted 2022 Innovative Product Award Winner

Planar, a global leader in visualization technology, is the proud recipient of a 2022 Innovative Product Award from Sound & Video Contractor. Readers voted the Planar® DirectLight® Ultra™ Series MicroLED Video Wall a winner in the video display category, recognizing the solution as an outstandin…
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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 474 employees.

  • 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, Hillsboro, Brasil and in 9 other locations.

  • How many offices does Planar Systems have?

    Planar Systems has 16 offices.