SAN JOSE, CA, June 30-Innovation Matrix Inc., distributor and system integrator of automation applications, has opened an office in Kobe, Japan. The new branch office will serve the company’s customers
LEUVEN, BELGIUM, June 30-Manufacturer of 3-D hardware and software inspection systems Metris has acquired Integrated Quality Inc., a U.S. company specialized in developing software for coordinate measuring machines (CMMs). The
ALEMO, THE NETHERLANDS, June 30-Manufacturer of analytical X-ray equipment PANalytical has refurbished its training facilities at its headquarters in Almelo, The Netherlands. Facilities include a course classroom, two theory rooms
COURBEVOIE, FRANCE, June 17-François Blateyron, R&D director at surface metrology solutions provider Digital Surf, received a 2008 Normalisation Trophy from the UNM, the French union for normalization in the domain
PAOLI, PA, June 12-Manufacturer of electronic instruments and electromechanical devices Ametek Inc. has acquired Vision Research Inc., manufacturer of high-speed digital imaging systems used for motion capture and analysis in
SAN DIEGO-Toyota and Ford tied for leading in the most segments on Strategic Vision’s Total Quality Index (TQI), leading with three vehicles each. Toyota lead with its Yaris,
4Runner and Sequoia while Ford lead with the Edge, Mustang convertible and F-250/350.
HOUSTON-In his inaugural address, Roberto M. Saco, who assumed the American Society for Quality (ASQ) presidency on July 1, pointed out new areas where ASQ needs to venture more boldly in order to maintain its relevance.
WASHINGTON, D.C.-In addition to providing stimulus payments to individuals, the Economic Stimulus Act of 2008 provides incentives to businesses. These incentives include a 50% depreciation allowance for 2008 purchases and an increase in the small business expensing limitation for tax years beginning in 2008.