SOURCE: Perceptron, Inc.

Perceptron, Inc.

July 12, 2011 08:50 ET

Perceptron® Names Nine New Value-Added Resellers for ScanWorks® xyz

PLYMOUTH, MI--(Marketwire - Jul 12, 2011) - Perceptron, Inc. (NASDAQ: PRCP), a global leader in non-contact measurement and inspection solutions, today announced that the Company's Industrial Business Unit (IBU) has named nine additional value-added resellers in North America for its ScanWorks® xyz 3D laser scanning retrofit solution.

"ScanWorks® xyz presents a unique value-proposition to the market because it allows the end-user to expand their existing equipment capability at a fraction of the cost of a new system or alternative scanning solution," commented Mark Hoefing, Perceptron Senior Vice President. "Leveraging our value-added resellers' knowledge, experience, and existing customer relationships is the key to successful product deployments. All of the selected resellers have established customer bases in different geographical regions and industries and will allow Perceptron to gain a competitive advantage in the 3D laser scanning retrofit market."

ScanWorks® xyz delivers all of the components required to add non-contact laser scanning capability to manual 1-, 2- or 3-axis coordinate measuring machines (CMMs), computer numerical controls machines (CNCs) and layout machines. While an operator sweeps a non-contact laser sensor over the part and captures a precision digital representation at a rate of 23,000 points a second, ScanWorks® xyz software tightly synchronizes the position of the machine and sensor. The end result is a highly accurate cloud of points that can be used for reverse engineering, virtual assembly, engineering analysis, feature and surface inspection or rapid prototyping.

The following companies are new value-added resellers for Perceptron's ScanWorks® xyz:

Bobier Metrology Solutions, Flint, MI - www.bobiermetrologysolutions.com
Canadian Measurement Metrology, Mississauga, Ont. - www.cmmxyz.com
CMM Specialty Services, Cleveland, OH - www.cmmspecialty.com
Exact Metrology, Cincinnati, OH - www.exactmetrology.com
HS&S Inc., Santa Clara, CA - www.hsands.com
John Blakely Company, Huntley, IL - www.cmmrepairme.com
Measurement Solutions Group, South Glastonbury, CT - www.MeasurementSolutionsGroup.com
MF Inspec, Greenville, SC - www.mfinspec.com
Rapid Scanning Solutions, Seal Beach, CA - www.rapidscanning.com

About Perceptron®
Perceptron develops, produces, and sells non-contact measurement and inspection solutions for industrial and commercial applications. The products from the Company's Industrial Business Unit (IBU) provide solutions for manufacturing process control as well as sensor and software technologies for non-contact measurement and inspection applications. Automotive and manufacturing companies throughout the world rely on Perceptron's metrology solutions to help them manage their complex manufacturing processes to improve quality, shorten product launch times and reduce overall manufacturing costs. IBU also offers Value Added Services such as training and customer support services. Perceptron's Commercial Products Business Unit (CBU) develops and manufactures a variety of handheld visual inspection devices and add-on accessories for professional tradesmen that are sold to and marketed through strategic partners. Headquartered in Plymouth, Michigan, Perceptron has approximately 230 employees worldwide, with operations in the United States, Germany, France, Spain, Brazil, Japan, Singapore, China and India. For more information about Perceptron and ScanWorks® xyz, please visit www.perceptron.com.

Safe Harbor Statement
Certain statements in this press release may be "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, including the Company's ability to develop and introduce new products and technologies with the assistance of value-added resellers and the Company's expectations as to the establishment of a competitive advantage in new markets, and in different geographical regions and industries. The Company assumes no obligation for updating any such forward-looking statements to reflect actual results, changes in assumptions or changes in other factors affecting such forward-looking statements. Actual results could differ materially from those in the forward-looking statements due to a number of uncertainties in addition to those set forth in the press release, including, but not limited to, those set forth in "Item 1A - Risk Factors" of the Company's Annual Report on Form 10-K for fiscal 2010. The ability of the Company to develop and introduce new products, especially in markets outside of automotive, is subject to a number of uncertainties, including, general product demand and market acceptance risks, the ability of the Company to resolve technical issues inherent in the development of new products and technologies, the ability of the Company to identify and satisfy market needs, the ability of the Company to identify satisfactory distribution networks, the ability of the Company to develop internally or identify externally high quality cost effective manufacturing capabilities for the products, general product development and commercialization difficulties, and the level of interest existing and potential new customers may have in new products and technologies generally.

Contact Information

  • Company Contact:
    Perceptron, Inc.
    Mark Hoefing
    (734) 414-6100