LÉVIS, QUÉBEC AND FRASER, MICHIGAN – Creaform, a manufacturer of portable 3D measurement solutions and 3D engineering services, and HGS Automation, a custom robotic solutions integrator with success in plant automation, have formed a strategic alliance.
Under the agreement, HGS Automation will sell, integrate, and commission fully integrated Metrascan-R solutions, which provide robot-mounted optical CMM 3D scanners for automated inspection on and off the production line.
Based on the Metrascan 3D technology, the R (robot) version offers high accuracy, portability, and an intuitive interface to clients in need of 3D scanning devices for on-line measurements in the automotive and aerospace industries. HGS Automation also plans to offer custom solutions for clients in the heavy truck, rail, marine, medical, and general manufacturing industries.
The turnkey solutions offered by HGS Automation provide better quality, accuracy, and repeatability. Moreover, they reduce health and safety issues for repetitive tasks handled by humans. The agreement helps both organizations reach a larger spectrum of end users and provides a solid foundation for installations, support, and in-service support.