Creaform, a developer of portable and automated 3D measurement system, has inaugurated its new European demonstration centre for its Cube-R coordinate measurement machine (CMM).
The demo facility will operate within Creaform’s Stuttgart office, where it is accessible to major leaders in the automotive sector – the Baden-Wurttemberg region is of significant importance for OEMs and their suppliers, service companies, and research institutes. The automotive industry is where the Cube-R is most frequently implemented, generally as an alternative to CMMs for sheet metal, casting and composite inspection.
Germany represents the fourth largest motor vehicle producer in the world after China, United States and Japan. It made sense for Creaform, then, to launch this type of facility in Stuttgart, and it will be followed up by similar centres in North America and Asia.
“Presented for the first time at CONTROL 2018, we are currently initiating a worldwide deployment plan for the CUBE-R with the opening of demonstration centres in key territories, such as Germany, United States and Japan,” commented Pierre-Hugues Allard, Head of Sales, Creaform. “An automated industrial measuring cell represents a major investment for any company. Hence, offering the possibility to observe and benchmark the benefits of such a solution firsthand is often critical for our customers.
“Our demonstration centre in Stuttgart features a CUBE-R, which integrates Metrologic Group’s advanced 3D measurement programming and inspection software packages: Silma and Metrolog X4 i-Robot. We will use the centre to show how our customers can leverage technologies such as the CUBE-R in their operations and better enable us to respond to automated measurement requests of the industry.”