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API Appoints Song Chung VP Global Sales and Marketing

Published: Thursday, November 17, 2016 - 10:01

(API: Rockville, MD) -- Kam Lau, Ph.D., CEO of Automated Precision Inc., recently announced the appointment of Song Chung as the company’s new senior vice president.

Song Chung comes to API following a 20-year career with Perceptron Inc., where most recently he had been senior vice president and chief technology officer. During his tenure with Perceptron, Chung had also served as vice president of engineering, director of sales, and managing director of Perceptron Asia and Perceptron Korea. He holds a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology and a master’s degree in engineering management from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

“We are confident that Song Chung will bring to Automated Precision Inc. his broad portfolio of technical experience, sales know-how, and management capabilities that will enable API to continue to grow the business in the broader industrial markets where our sales solutions for dimensional gauging, dimensional inspection, and 3D scanning have the greatest potential,” Lau says.

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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.