Measurement

INDUSTRY HEADLINE

CMS Announces Certification Program for Portable CMMs

May 19, 2014

The Coordinate Metrology Society will conduct examinations during CMSC 2014.


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Frost & Sullivan Releases Analysis of Global Measurement Gages Market

May 7, 2014

Manufacturers are strengthening their facilities in Asia-Pacific to meet demand for inexpensive measurement gages.


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Measurement

Making Better Height Gage Measurements

The quality of the result depends on the instrument and the care with which the operator handles the procedure.
May 1, 2014

The need for long range height measurements has been around since the principles of layout work became a fundamental requirement in machine shops.


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Other Dimensions

A Master

What Do You Expect Your Master To Do For You?
May 1, 2014

Nothing makes life easier than having a ‘master’ for the dimension(s) you have to measure. But a simple request for one with a dimension attached to it, for example, is not enough information to get something that will do what you want it to.


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INDUSTRY HEADLINE

AMETEK to Acquire Zygo Corporation

April 14, 2014

AMETEK, Inc. and Zygo Corporation announced that they have entered into a definitive merger agreement under which AMETEK will acquire all of the outstanding shares of common stock of Zygo at a purchase price of $19.25 per share in cash


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INDUSTRY HEADLINES

Trescal Pursues Acquisitions in NA

April 10, 2014

Trescal announced that it has acquired Instrument Calibration Services and Test Equipment Repair Corporation, two companies that provide calibration and repair services for a wide variety of measurement and test equipment.


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INDUSTRY HEADLINE

Chinese Inspection Machine Maker Accused of False Advertising

April 10, 2014

According to information released by Navitar, Inc., Chinese metrology machine maker, Dongguan Jiateng Instrument Co., Ltd. of China, and it’s owner Peng Xiong liang, were fined 20,000 RMB by the local Dongguan China Bureau of Administration for Industry & Commerce (AIC) for falsely advertising on its website, advertisements, and brochures that Jaten metrology inspection machines included Navitar trademarked video microscope lenses as components, when in fact, they did not.


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INDUSTRY HEADLINE

Tektronix Opens Calibration Facility in Utah

April 10, 2014

Tektronix announced the opening of their new service facility in Salt Lake City, UT.


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INDUSTRY HEADLINE

Industrial Machinery Market Growth to Double in 2014

April 10, 2014

High demand for machines in manufacturing sectors ranging from auto making to packaging will push the industrial machinery market to new heights during the next five years.


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INDUSTRY HEADLINE

Zygo Receives Order of More Than $3M

April 3, 2014

Zygo Corporation announced that its Semiconductor Advanced Packaging Systems group has been awarded an order valued in excess of $3 million from a major Asian IC substrate manufacturer to deliver multiple state-of-the-art High Volume Manufacturing (HVM) 3D/2D metrology systems for production process monitoring and product yield enhancement.


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