Industry Headlines

Lockheed Martin Recognizes Zeiss

July 31, 2008
/ Print / Reprints /
ShareMore
/ Text Size+

MAPLE GROVE, MN-Metrology provider Carl Zeiss has completed the MMZ-B Plus gantry coordinate measuring machine (CMM)-its largest CMM to date-for Lockheed Martin. The CMM was built to measure subassemblies of F-35 wings. The F-35 Lightning II is a super-sonic stealth fighter designed to replace a wide range of existing aircraft worldwide.

During an official ribbon cutting ceremony held at the Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Co. in Fort Worth, TX, Zeiss and other suppliers that contributed to the project were recognized by Lockheed Martin officials Bob Fiorentini, vice president F-35 global production, and Larry Pike, vice president of quality.

“This machine will allow us to measure the process itself and permit the transfer from individual part checking to process validation,” says Pike.

Did you enjoy this article? Click here to subscribe to Quality Magazine. 

You must login or register in order to post a comment.

Multimedia

Videos

Podcasts

 In honor of World Quality Month, we spoke to James Rooney, ASQ Past Chairman of the Board of Directors 2013, for his take on quality around the world.
For more information, read the ASQ Speaking of Quality column.
More Podcasts

Quality Magazine

CoverImage

2014 September

Check out the September 2014 edition of Quality Magazine for features!

Table Of Contents Subscribe

The Skills Gap

What is the key to solving the so-called skills gap in the quality industry?
View Results Poll Archive

Clear Seas Research

qcast_ClearSeas_logo.gifWith access to over one million professionals and more than 60 industry-specific publications,Clear Seas Research offers relevant insights from those who know your industry best. Let us customize a market research solution that exceeds your marketing goals.

eNewsletters

STAY CONNECTED

facebook_40.png twitter_40px.png  youtube_40px.pnglinkedin_40px.png