PLYMOUTH, MI - Perceptron Inc. has announced the appointment of Richard Price as vice president of the commercial products business unit. Price joined the company on November 9, 2009.

Price holds a master's degree in business administration (with distinction) from the Warwick Business School, Warwick University and a bachelor's degree in engineering from Coventry University, both located in the United Kingdom.

Harry T. Rittenour, president and chief executive officer of Perceptron says, “I am very pleased that Richard is joining our Perceptron team. He brings a demonstrated set of skills, experience and perspective that are critical to the development of new product and market opportunities that are necessary for increased growth for our commercial products business. He has a track record for delivering results while building partnerships with customers. His insights and ability to quickly grasp the important elements of the business will be key to our success in identifying additional market verticals for the exciting new commercial products we are developing.”

Perceptron develops, produces and sells noncontact measurement and inspection solutions for industrial and commercial applications. The company's automated systems products provide solutions for manufacturing process control as well as sensor and software technologies for noncontact measurement and inspection applications. Headquartered in Plymouth, MI, Perceptron has approximately 220 employees worldwide, with operations in the United States, Germany, France, Spain, Brazil, Japan, Singapore, China and India. For more information about Perceptron, visit www.perceptron.com.