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EMS Inc. Joins API to Deliver Precision Laser Tracking for Reverse-Engineering Applications

Published: Thursday, February 18, 2016 - 17:51

(API: Rockville, MD) -- EMS Inc., one of the largest single-source providers of advanced 3D scanning and 3D printing solutions, and Automated Precision Inc. (API), today announced a formal reseller partnership to distribute API’s advanced laser tracker metrology products in the United States.

“API’s laser tracking products and technology are a great addition to EMS’ line of 3D scanning products. As an API authorized reseller, we are excited to be able to offer API’s advanced OmniTrac2 and Radian laser trackers to our customers who require high accuracy, fast, and portable 3D measuring solutions for large-part inspection, calibration, alignment, and reverse-engineering needs,” says Mark Kemper, CEO of EMS Inc.

EMS will begin reselling API’s OmniTrac2 and Radian products and add the OmniTrac2 to its 3D scanning and metrology services capabilities. The only wireless tracker capable of dynamic measurements, API’s OmniTrac2 is a compact, lightweight wireless tracker that measures up to 100 m, while API’s Radian laser tracker combines on-board intelligence with durability and accuracy to deliver highly reliable data for inspection, calibration, alignment, and assembly applications.

“Partnering with EMS enables API to efficiently expand our sales and distribution network in the Southeast and Midwest through one of the oldest, best respected, and most experienced providers of 3D scanning and inspection solutions in the region,” says Paul Nicholas, key account manager for API.

Founded in 2001, EMS Inc. is a leading single-source provider of 3D scanning and 3D printing solutions to customers across a range of industries, including aerospace, automotive, military, consumer products, medical, and art. With more than 15,000 projects completed and hundreds of systems sold, EMS has the equipment, experience, and expertise to help clients streamline product development, inspection, and reverse-engineering through 3D technology. EMS is headquartered in Tampa with regional offices in Detroit and Atlanta.


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Founded in 1987 by Kam Lau, Automated Precision Inc. (API) is the inventor and original patent holder on the first laser tracker systems. API develops and manufactures laser trackers; portable coordinate measuring machines (CMMs); laser tracker accessories, which include probes, sensors, targets, cameras, SMRs, and scale bars; and machine tool calibration products. API Technical Services include contract measurement equipment rental, onsite laser tracker calibrations, machine tool error mapping, machine tool alignment, and training for 3-D measurement systems and analysis software. With its world headquarters in Rockville, Maryland, API has offices in China, Germany, and India.