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 company was purchased for U.S. 5.9 million.

“As a result of this acquisition, we can now offer mid-segment, easy-to-use CMM software that interfaces with nearly all coordinate measuring machine brands,” says Bart Van Coppenolle, president and CEO of Metris. “In addition, we will benefit from the complementary distribution channels to deploy our new technology products.”