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Verisurf Software and Open X Talent Fill Metrology Skills Gap

Verisurf Software has announced program support and collaboration for Open X Talent, the new technical job placement division of Open X Education. Designed for individuals seeking a career in the manufacturing and metrology industry or looking to expand their skills, Open X now provides both training and job placement services.

Under the program, Verisurf works closely with Open X in the ongoing develop of advanced curriculum for metrology applications, including CMM programming, measurement, inspection, quality reporting, and reverse engineering. Course work is presented through the Open X online learning platform, which is ideal for working professionals requiring flexibility. The online format allows the content to remain, current, relevant, and practical, addressing the very latest technologies and workflow, such as programming Renishaw 5-axis probing systems

.Individuals who already qualify and those successfully completing one of the certificate programs are eligible for job placement through Open X Talent. The job placement service matches skilled workers with industry needs. Open X has an extensive vetting process for applicants that includes screening, training, and options for continuing education. This results in a more efficient recruiting process for employers, and a greater chance of long-term employee retention.

“Open X Talent is a natural extension to our successful Open X learning platform, especially for working professionals and students looking to get started in a new career. Now we can close the loop on the goal of placing skilled workers within critical, underfilled jobs,” said Cody James, CEO of Open X.

Verisurf Software was selected as the metrology training partner for Open X based on industry acceptance of its’ software and the fact that it is built on a CAD platform. Verisurf has long been a leader in developing and supporting metrology software solutions rooted in Model-Based Definition (MBD). At the heart of MBD is the CAD model, it is the absolute authority to define a part or entire product by providing a defined 3D data set, including all necessary GD&T annotations for inspection, measurement, analysis, tool building, and reverse engineering. MBD is the undisputed definition source for all these applications and more.

“At Verisurf we have long been an advocate of metrology training and education, so participating with Open X on that front was an easy decision. With the introduction of Open X Talent, the value is exponential; we are now able to direct customers to a resource for skilled talent, ready to work,” said Nick Merrell, Executive Vice President of Verisurf Software.

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