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Center for Manufacturing and Metrology Industrial Affiliates

Nikon

Nikon Metrology, Inc.

Today Nikon is a world-renowned brand, firmly established as a market leader in optical instrumentation and the only microscope company to manufacture its own glass, ensuring the very finest quality assurance throughout production. With over 90 years expertise in the field, Nikon has always been at the forefront of optical and technological innovation, promoting creativity and trustworthiness as part of the company's global mission statement. With the acquisition of Metris in 2009, Nikon enlarged its portfolio with optical 3D measuring instruments. The new division "Nikon Metrology" today offers the broadest range of metrology solutions for applications ranging from miniature electronics to the largest aircrafts. Nikon Metrology’s innovative measuring and precision instruments contribute to a high performance design-through-manufacturing process that allows manufacturers to deliver premium quality products in a shorter time.


FARO

FARO Technologies Inc.

With more than 30,000 installations and 15,000 customers globally, FARO develops and markets computer-aided coordinate measurement and imaging devices and software. Portable equipment from FARO permits high-precision 3D measurement, imaging and comparison of parts and compound structures within production and quality assurance processes. The devices are used for inspecting components and assemblies, production planning, 3D documentation, as well as for investigation and reconstruction of accident sites or crime scenes. They are also employed to generate digital scans of historic sites. Principal products include the world’s best-selling portable measurement arm – the FaroArm®; the FARO® Laser Tracker ION; the FARO Laser ScanArm®; FARO® Laser Scanner; the FARO® Gage; and, the CAM2 family of advanced CAD-based measurement and reporting software.


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The L.S. Starrett Company

The L. S. Starrett Company, founded in 1880, manufactures more than 5,000 variations of Precision Tools, Gages, Measuring Instruments and Saw Blades for industrial, professional and consumer markets worldwide. Starrett, a leader who has set the standard for fine precision tools in industry for over 131 years, has rightfully earned the title, "World's Greatest Toolmakers". Starrett has a history and reputation so rich and solid that the words “quality” and “Starrett” have become virtually synonymous. The broad Starrett product line includes precision measuring tools (micrometers, calipers, rules, etc.), levels, electronic gages, dial indicators, gage blocks and granite surface plates and custom engineered products. The company offers metrology equipment including optical measuring projectors, vision systems and multi-sensor measuring systems, many of which are custom engineered. The precision group also includes M1 lubricant, precision ground flat stock and drill rod. Starrett hand measuring tools and other precision products are used by manufacturing companies of many types and sizes to ensure the quality of their products.


Zeiss

Carl Zeiss, Inc.

Carl Zeiss Industrial Metrology is the world’s leader in CNC coordinate measuring machines (CMMs) and complete solutions for multidimensional metrology in the metrology lab and production. We offer bridge-type, horizontal-arm and inline measuring machines, as well as form, contour and surface measuring machines, our METROTOM Computed Tomography system, and the O-INSPECT multi-sensor CMM. We develop and manufacture all key components, such as controllers, software, measuring systems and sensors to provide the best metrology experience.


Renishaw

Renishaw Inc.

Renishaw is a global company with core skills in measurement, motion control, spectroscopy and precision machining. Their innovative sensors for co-ordinate measuring machines (CMMs) are an industry standard, from basic touch-trigger probes and manual probe heads, through to automated stylus changers, automated probe changers, motorized indexing probe heads and revolutionary five-axis measurement systems. A full range of probe styli/probe tips is also available.


Mahr

Mahr Federal Inc.

Mahr Federal Inc., a member of the Mahr Group, has been providing dimensional measurement solutions to fit customer application needs for over 150 years. The company manufactures and markets a wide variety of dimensional metrology equipment, from simple and easy-to-use handheld gages to technically advanced measurement systems for form, contour, surface finish and length. Mahr Federal is also well known as a producer of custom-designed gages and a provider of calibration and contract measurement services.


CCAT Connecticut Center for Advanced Technology, Inc.

CCAT's Modeling & Simulation team advises companies and educators on the use of new methods of measurement techniques, such as non-contact measurement, which can give quicker and more complete information on a particular part. CCAT is also exploring the latest capabilities in traditional contact measurement approaches, including new software tools for more efficient programming of Coordinate Measurement Machines (CMMs). CCAT has recently developed an affordable, automated structured light projection system for rapid inspection and reporting of complex manufactured parts