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Securing Supply Chains Starts with Material-Level Testing, Traceability

Given the growing consumer demands for sustainability, retailers must be able to stand behind their products and prove their claims. But to do that, they need better visibility into their supply chains. For companies that are working toward environmental and social responsibility goals, traceability offers a way to more accurately and specifically communicate progress to…… Continue reading Securing Supply Chains Starts with Material-Level Testing, Traceability

nTelligence AI Software Enables Rapid Inspection of Complex Surfaces

Nanotronics, developer of advanced robotic industrial microscopes that combines AI, automation, and sophisticated imaging for industrial inspection, has recently announced the release of its fourth generation of artificial intelligence software, nTelligence. The new innovations include broad improvements to the nSpec platform by adding two new AI models with improved performance and increased flexibility. In addition… Continue reading nTelligence AI Software Enables Rapid Inspection of Complex Surfaces

100% Inspection and Sorting Machine Makes Quality Fly High

Aerospace is doubtless one of the market segment where the industry-specific requirements are more exacting, and few companies are qualified to meet the exact standards of the world’s aerospace and defense prime contractors. Dimac S.r.l. design and develop innovative solutions for the 100% inspection and sorting of fasteners and special parts with the most important… Continue reading 100% Inspection and Sorting Machine Makes Quality Fly High

SGS Announces Acquisition of The Lab (Asia) Ltd and Expands Our Expertise in Construction Materials Testing

It now becomes a wholly owned subsidiary of the SGS Group following the initial acquisition of 51% in 2016. Headquartered in Hong Kong with offices in Macau and Zhuhai, China, TLA is an independent materials testing, inspection and consulting company serving the construction, civil engineering, highways, airports and associated industries. It has a balanced portfolio… Continue reading SGS Announces Acquisition of The Lab (Asia) Ltd and Expands Our Expertise in Construction Materials Testing

Creaform Releases the HandySCAN 3D | SILVER Lineup

Metrology Creaform Releases the HandySCAN 3D | SILVER Lineup Enables professionals and small businesses to improve product development, shorten time to market, reduce development costs Published: Thursday, April 1, 2021 – 12:00 (Creaform: Lévis, Quebec) — Creaform, the worldwide leader in automated and portable 3D measurement solutions and engineering services, announces the latest addition to… Continue reading Creaform Releases the HandySCAN 3D | SILVER Lineup

From 1901 to 2021: Measurements Then and Now

Innovation From 1901 to 2021: Measurements Then and Now Much of its early work is baked into the U.S. economy, but NIST continues advancing measurement science Published: Wednesday, March 31, 2021 – 12:01 Alot has changed at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) during the past 120 years. For one thing, we were… Continue reading From 1901 to 2021: Measurements Then and Now

4D Technology Focus Delivering Dynamic Metrology to Smart Factories

4D Technology Corporation, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Onto Innovation Inc. has announced that Erik Novak, Ph.D., has been appointed as its General manager. Dr. Novak succeeds James Millerd, Ph.D., co-founder and past CTO and president of 4D Technology, who is retiring after eighteen years with 4D. Dr. Novak served as the director of business development of 4D… Continue reading 4D Technology Focus Delivering Dynamic Metrology to Smart Factories

ISO 17025: A Must For The Laboratories You Work With?

There are over 20,000 ISO standards. And there is one about the management system of testing and calibration laboratories — ISO 17025. In simple terms, it includes the requirements of ISO 9001 as well as a set of good practices for this type of activity. Does it make a difference if you send samples for… Continue reading ISO 17025: A Must For The Laboratories You Work With?

Mitutoyo Launch AI Inspect Visual Defect Detection Software

Mitutoyo has announced the release of its new AI Inspect Software to its overall lineup of software solutions. Intended for use in determining defects in multiple applications, Mitutoyo’s AI INSPECT is a standalone software product designed to assist customers with next generation visual defect analysis. Visual defect detection has traditionally been a costly and time-consuming… Continue reading Mitutoyo Launch AI Inspect Visual Defect Detection Software

The Importance of Performance Assessment in Competitive Electronics Markets

The Challenge Electrical and electronic (EE) products are an integral part of many people’s lives. They are no longer an addition, rather they have become the means through which many of us interact with the world. This trend towards a more integrated lifestyle was already underway before the pandemic, but the need to communicate during… Continue reading The Importance of Performance Assessment in Competitive Electronics Markets