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Nikon Forms Nikon Metrology Inc. for Industrial Metrology Customers

Company combines Nikon industrial instruments business with former Metris business to create Nikon Metrology Inc.

Published: Friday, April 2, 2010 - 13:31

On April 1 Nikon announced that it had formed Nikon Metrology Inc., a new company that combines Nikon Instruments Inc. (Nikon’s microscopy and digital imaging arm business) with the former Metris business, acquired by Nikon Corp. in 2009. In January 2010, Metris changed its name to Nikon Metrology to reflect its position as a new subsidiary of Nikon. Nikon Metrology, headquartered in Brighton, Michigan, will focus specifically on the industrial and manufacturing business markets for precision measuring and industrial microscopy. The addition of the Metris business expands Nikon’s industrial measurement equipment offerings to include traditional coordinate measurement machines (CMMs), laser scanners, X-ray and computed tomography (CT) systems, optical CMMs, measuring arms, robotized metrology solutions, and dynamic motion measurement.

“The formation of Nikon Metrology inc. strengthens Nikon’s commitment to the industrial marketplace and offers a renewed focus on the company’s industrial business,” says Myles Richard, managing director of Nikon Metrology. “This new company brings greater product offerings to the market while continuing Nikon’s tradition of top-quality customer service.”

For industrial customers who purchase or already own Nikon products, sales and support will be handled through the new Brighton office. Customer service can be reached through its new general number at (810) 220-4360 or via e-mail at sales-americas@nikonmetrology.com. Customers can also find more information online at www.nikonmetrology.com or www.nikoninstruments.com.


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Dirk Dusharme is Quality Digest’s editor in chief.