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Cognex Breaks the Color Barrier
Color is now small, smart, and easy with three new In-Sight Micro color models from Cognex! Learn More!
NEW! Extract Color Tool: Complex multi-color models make this high performance tool capable of solving the toughest color applications. Download Trial Software
NEW! Match Color Tool: This tool can be used in applications for parts with very subtle color differences. Download the Datasheet
Ford Quality Rivaling Japanese Counterparts
DEARBORN, MI-Ford Motor Co. surpassed Honda in initial vehicle quality for the first time and reached new levels of customer satisfaction with vehicle quality, according to a 2009 U.S. Global Quality Research System (GQRS) survey conducted for Ford by RDA Group of Bloomfield Hills, MI. FULL STORY>>
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Introducing the S1 TURBOSD XRF Analyzer
The S1 TURBOSD the first silicon drift detector (SDD) based alloy analyzer in the market is a completely nondestructive analyzer which provides alloy ID in seconds and complete analysis of the alloy rapidly.
ROCHESTER HILLS, MI-Hommel Etamic America Corp., Jenoptik's Industrial Metrology Division, announced the opening of a new sales and service center in Saltillo, Mexico. FULL STORY>>
Quality Measurement Conference Offers Last Minute Savings!
ORLANDO, FL-The 2009 Quality Measurement Conference (QMC) occurs next week, May 4 to 7, at the Caribe Royale Orlando, in Orlando, FL. Quality Magazine is offering the following specials: 3-Day Pass = Buy 1 Get 1 at 50% Off; 2-Day Pass = $395; 1-Day Pass = $195. Register!
Replace fixed gages, complex gages, and manual inspection equipment with DuraMax
This scanning measuring machine featuring the fast VAST XXT sensor is the ideal replacement for all gages. It can be used in any size workshop or for inline process control. The VAST XXT scanning sensor measures form data on all part features. DuraMax is extremely powerful since it comes with our CALYPSO software, the standard software for coordinate measuring machines from Carl Zeiss.
NEWBURYPORT, MA-Provider of machine vision solutions Allied Vision Technologies has announced the expansion of its North American operations. The company increased the floor space of its U.S. subsidiary in Newburyport, MA, and added two representatives to its sales team. FULL STORY>>
Faro Offers Technology Test Drive Program
LAKE MARY, FL-Faro Technologies' Technology Test Drive program makes the company's entire line of portable 3-D measurement and imaging devices available to customers for a trial period. Customers can try out a device for a four-month period, at monthly rates as low as $2,000, with 100% of that fee applied to a purchase at the end of the test period. The test-driven unit will be replaced with a new device. FULL STORY>>
NVision Expands Dallas-Ft. Worth Office
COPPELL, TX-Metrology solutions provider NVision Inc. is expanding its Dallas-Ft. Worth office in Coppell, TX, in order to meet the sales demand for its 3-D noncontact measurement systems. FULL STORY>>
Affordable, compact scanning electron microscopes (SEMs) are providing fast, direct access to high- resolution imaging to an expanding number of engineers and technicians. A new generation of personal electron microscopes delivers usable magnifications up to 24,000X.
by Dan Fineberg
Wilcoxon Earns AS 9100 Certification
GERMANTOWN, MD--Wilcoxon Research, a Meggitt group company and a supplier of vibration sensors and sensor networks, has been certified to the AS 9100 aerospace standard for quality management systems. This registration certifies that Wilcoxon meets the requirements of the aerospace industry. FULL STORY>>