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Acu-Gage Systems Wins U.S. Bureau of Engraving and Printing Contract

May 20, 2011

HUDSON, NH- Acu-Gage Systems , a manufacturer of one, two and three axis noncontact video and laser measuring machines, has been awarded a contract from the U.S. Treasury Department’s Bureau of Engraving and Printing (BEP) for up to nine measuring systems.

Acu-Gage Systems will supply three-axis measuring systems, which will be used to inspect the registration and alignment of all United States’ paper currency. The systems will be installed in Washington, DC and in Fort Worth, TX.

The contract, with options, is valued at nearly $900,000 and will consist of nine systems in all: seven 36 inch by 36 inch by 7 inch (measuring envelope); three-axis fully automated (CNC, video edge detection, programmable zoom, and Z auto focus capabilities); and two 48 inches by 48 inches by 7 inch systems having identical capabilities. All the systems will be supplied with special fluorescing lighting and vacuum tables.