Quality UPDATE

ROCHESTER, NY--Quality Vision International Inc. (QVI) announces that its subsidiary company, View Engineering, Simi Valley, CA, has acquired the assets of Micro-Metric Inc., San Jose, CA, a manufacturer of high-accuracy, noncontact measuring systems for the semiconductor, data storage and MEMs industries.

QVI has also acquired Kotem Technologies Inc. of Budaörs, Hungary, a designer and manufacturer of GD&T (Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing) and metrology fitting software for precision measurement systems.

The addition of Micro-Metric and Kotem to the QVI family of companies strengthens the corporation's commitment to nanometrology, the realm of measurements of 100 nanometers (0.1 micrometers) or less. These acquisitions fortify the resources and capabilities of the corporation's "technologies by QVI" which are applied to the products and services of all the QVI member companies.

According to E.T. Polidor, president of QVI, "Micro-Metric's extensive experience in dimensional microscopy together with Kotem's metrology software expertise will allow us to satisfy dimensional measurement requirements in nanotechnology for years to come."