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‘METROLOGY BREW’ News Bulletin – July 3rd

Read a summary of metrology and smart manufacturing news from the past 7 days.

OGP Unveils New Floor Model SmartScope Multisensor Metrology System

Optical Gaging Products (OGP), a world-leading manufacturer of optical and precision multisensor metrology systems for industrial quality control, has announced SmartScope E45, a floor model addition to the all-new SmartScope E-Series family of Automatic Digital Zoom Metrology Systems … read more

Intuitive Vision System Deliver Reliable Customised Automation Testing

ALPHR Technology is a global market leader providing an industry-leading range of high-end automation solutions, specialising in Test & Measurement, advanced robotics and world class modular automation solutions. ALPHR selected the CV-X Series Intuitive Vision System manufactured by KEYENCE … read more

Transforming Appliance Manufacturing With Digital 3D Measurement Data

GE Appliances, a Haier company, has been making heating and cooking products since 1907. Based in the 750-acre Appliance Park in Louisville, Kentucky, USA the company employs more than 8,000 people. With multiple product lines and hundreds of parts per product, appliance manufacturing can be an incredibly complex … read more

Verisurf Software Performs Thickness Inspection With Ultrasonic Probe

Verisurf Software has announced support for the Renishaw RUP1 (REVO Ultrasonic Probe), providing an ultrasonic thickness probing solution to automate the measurement and reporting of thickness requirements. Support for the RUP1 will be featured in the upcoming Verisurf 2024 release … read more

cxMetrology Evaluation Package Provides Fast 3D Sensor Integration

A new 3D sensor series, a new all-round software package and a new software tool that takes the evaluation of metrology applications to a completely new level: 2023 is shaping up to be a particularly exciting and at the same time extremely diverse year for the German technology company Automation Technology … read more

Pratt & Whitney and Indian Start-Up Launch AI-Based Aircraft Engine Inspection Tool

Pratt & Whitney, an RTX business, has announced the launch of Percept – an advanced AI-based Aircraft Engine Analysis Tool. Percept is a computer vision product that operates on top of the Awiros Video Intelligence Operating System (OS). Its cloud-based interface allows users to capture images and videos of aircraft … read more

Celebrating a Decade of Wireless Portable Metrology Innovation

Automated Precision (API), a global leader in metrology solutions, is marking a decade of delivering the fastest, most accurate wireless Laser Tracker and probe combo in the industry. With a relentless commitment to innovation, API has revolutionized the field of metrology since its inception. Renowned for their cutting-edge metrology solutions, API has consistently pushed the boundaries of innovation  … read more

State of Manufacturing Report Finds Leaders Grappling With AI Adoption

Fictiv, the operating system for custom manufacturing, has announced the release of its eighth-annual ‘State of Manufacturing Report’, conducted in partnership with technology market research firm Dimensional Research. The report tracks decision-maker sentiment across hundreds of U.S. manufacturing companies and finds an industry marked by economic uncertainty and workforce challenges … read more

Creaform Returns as an Official Supplier of New York Yacht Club

Creaform, a business unit of AMETEK, Inc. and the worldwide leader in portable 3D measurement solutions, has announced today that it is renewing its partnership as Official 3D Measurement Technology Supplier of New York Yacht Club American Magic Challenger for the 37th America’s Cup. Celebrated as the highest prize in sailing … read more

Machine Training System Leverages Digital Twins Helping Bridge Shop-Floor Skills Gaps

New training technology available globally from Hexagon’s Manufacturing Intelligence division leverages the power of its digital twins to help manufacturers train machinists and metrology specialists to use valuable shop-floor equipment. By combining hardware that realistically replicates machines with manufacturing simulation and operator’s software tools, it helps trainees gain practical experience … read more

FARO Technologies Appoints New President and Chief Executive Officer

FARO Technologies has announced the appointment of Peter Lau as President and Chief Executive Officer and as a member of the Company’s Board of Directors, effective July 24th, 2023. As of Mr. Lau’s start date, Mr. Wasserman will no longer be the Company’s Interim Chief Executive Officer but will continue as Chairman … read more

ZEISS Accelerates Validation Process for CMMs to Achieve FDA Compliance

ZEISS is now offering customers validation solutions for their ZEISS CMMs. The validation of quality assurance systems is essential for complying with the requirements of regulated industries. Customers can now speed up the integration time of their new quality assurance system with the full range of training … read more