SOURCE: Perceptron, Inc.

Perceptron, Inc.

June 18, 2012 15:19 ET

Perceptron® To Hold Users' Conference June 19 - 21 in Bad Wimpfen, Germany

PLYMOUTH, MI--(Marketwire - Jun 18, 2012) - Perceptron, Inc. (NASDAQ: PRCP) will hold a Users' Conference for its Automated Systems customers on June 19 - 21, 2012 in Bad Wimpfen, Germany. Registrants and speakers from over 20 automotive OEMs in ten countries have already committed to attend. The conference will feature training sessions on Perceptron's Vector Software and new Helix® Sensor Platform, as well as demonstrations and presentations by customers who use Perceptron systems in their manufacturing facilities.

"This is the first time we have held a users' conference in Germany," said Harry T. Rittenour, Perceptron President and CEO. "We are absolutely delighted by the number of different OEMs from across the entire European continent that have signed-up to attend and present at the sessions. This event will provide all participants with a unique forum to exchange information and best practices on how they are using their Perceptron equipment to reduce dimensional variation in their production processes and thus eliminate unnecessary manufacturing costs."

"We currently have delegates confirmed from ASTON MARTIN, AUDI, BMW, FIAT, GM/OPEL/VAUXHALL, HONDA, JAGUAR, LAND-ROVER, MAGNA, MAN, MERCEDES-BENZ, NISSAN, PSA, SEAT, VOLVO, VW, and others," said John Kearney, Managing Director of Perceptron's European Operations. "The wide spectrum of contributing OEMs and automotive suppliers assures us that the meetings will be a huge success. Besides the various presentations and networking opportunities, participants will be able to experience Perceptron's in-line gauging and robot guidance technology 'live in action' at Audi's manufacturing plant in Neckarsulm where we have organized an extensive tour." Additional information about the conference can be found at

About Perceptron
Perceptron develops, produces, and sells non-contact measurement and inspection solutions for both industrial and commercial applications. The Company's Commercial Products Business Unit (CBU) develops and manufactures a variety of handheld visual inspection devices and add-on accessories that are sold to and marketed through strategic partners. CBU's products allow professional trades-people to see in restricted places and diagnose and solve problems without requiring time consuming and unnecessary tear-out or disassembly. The Industrial Business Unit's (IBU) products 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. 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, please visit

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Contact Information

  • Company Contact:
    Mark Hoefing
    Senior Vice President, Industrial Business Unit