The Galileo AV350 is an intermediate travel multisensor metrology video measurement system offering a 14- by 14-inch X,Y work area and Z clearance of 8 inches. The Z clearance provides the space for multisensor attachments, including vision, contact probe and laser scanning. The system is for use in quality control labs and research, engineering and manufacturing environments. Its color optical system provides a zoom magnification ratio of 12:1 with a programmable magnification range from 15X to 550X on screen with auxiliary lenses.
ATLANTA, GA-Forty-five percent of contract manufacturers are projecting growth in 2009, while 28% project their business to remain at last year's level, according to MFG.com's latest MFGWatch survey, conducted in January 2009. FULL STORY>>
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The new 300 lb capacity ESM301 PC controlled force tester is an ideal solution for a range of tension and compression tests. Features include integrated travel indication, cycling between limit switches, travel values, or force values, password protection, overload protection, PC control and more.
InfinityQS to Donate $1 Million to St. Jude Children's Hospital
CHANTILLY, VA-InfinityQS International, provider of SPC software and services, recently committed to donate $1 million to Memphis, TN-based St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, research and treatment center for pediatric cancer and other childhood diseases. FULL STORY>>
Sypris Test & Measurement Expands to Mexico
ORLANDO-Sypris Test & Measurement Inc., provider of calibration services, test and component sourcing services, and specialty products to corporations and government agencies, has opened a calibration laboratory located in Jalisco, Mexico. FULL STORY>>
June 9-11 The International Robots, Machine Vision & Motion Control Show, Rosemont, IL. Robotic Industries Association (RIA), (734) 994-6088. www.robots-vision-show.info
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ANSI Launches Paper Competition for International Accreditation Day
NEW YORK-In recognition of the first-ever official U.S. celebration of International Accreditation Day on June 9, 2009, the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) is launching a paper competition focused on the value of accreditation in the global marketplace. All interested parties are invited to submit their papers by April 24, 2009, for a chance to win a $1,000 prize. FULL STORY>>
On February 6, 2009, President Obama invited business executives, including manufacturers, to the launch of his new Economic Recovery Advisory Board. Drew Greenblatt, owner of Marlin Steel Wire of Baltimore, MD, attended the event. Listen to our interview as Greenblatt discusses the event, as well as his thoughts on the current economic conditions and the importance of real-world perspective in Washington.
Customer Demand Main Obstacle in 2009 for Industrial Manufacturers
CHICAGO-Prime Advantage, buying consortium for midsized industrial manufacturers, has announced the findings of its first Group CFO Survey, revealing the top financial concerns of its member companies' chief financial officers for 2009. Ninety-three percent of the respondents listed customer demand among their top three external concerns, with 76% of respondents citing this as the top concern. FULL STORY>>
MAG Donates Vertical Machining Center to Philadelphia University
ERLANGER, KY-MAG Industrial Automation Systems, a machine tool and systems company, has donated a $100,000 state-of-the-art vertical machining center (VMC) to Philadelphia University's School of Engineering and Textiles. FULL STORY>>
AAI Opens Test Facility for Composite-Based Aircraft
PUNTA GORDA, FL-Inspection provider Arcadia Aerospace Industries (AAI) has opened a nondestructive inspection (NDI) and portable coordinate measurement (PCMM) facility at its Punta Gorda, FL, headquarters. The facility will be used for the inspection and testing of composite-based aircraft. FULL STORY>>