Perceptron® Awarded Gauging Project in Mexico
AutoGauge® Helix Dimensional Gauging Solution
PLYMOUTH, Mich., June 07, 2017 — Perceptron, Inc. (NASDAQ:PRCP), a leading global provider of 3D automated metrology solutions and coordinate measuring machines, announced that a prominent Japanese automotive manufacturer selected Perceptron for their compact vehicle program.
The project includes two in-line gauging stations. Station one features four robot-mounted Helix HDR sensors and six stationary Helix sensors to measure approximately 100 inspection points on the vehicle’s underbody. Station two includes four robot-mounted Helix HDR sensors to measure 94 locations on the vehicle’s framed body. These two flexible robotic systems will be configured to measure one vehicle model manufactured at the plant.
“Winning this project is a tribute to Perceptron’s global support capability. This customer has manufacturing facilities around the world for this particular vehicle and we had participation from our offices in Japan, China, Europe, the United Kingdom, and the United States,” commented, Rick Van Valkenburg, Perceptron Vice President of Global Sales and Marketing.
Perceptron’s dimensional gauging solutions provide a real-time view of the customer’s production process, allowing them to make rapid adjustments and instantaneously evaluate the results. Both gauging stations also include Perceptron’s Argus software to continuously monitor the 100 percent measurement data and highlight trends to guide and prioritize process issues for the customer.
The gauging stations are currently in the final stage of installation.
Perceptron develops, produces and sells a comprehensive range of automated industrial metrology products and solutions to manufacturing organizations for dimensional gauging, dimensional inspection and 3D scanning. Products include 3D machine vision solutions, robot guidance, coordinate measuring machines, laser scanning and advanced analysis software. Global automotive, aerospace and other manufacturing companies rely on Perceptron’s metrology solutions to assist in managing their complex manufacturing processes to improve quality, shorten product launch times and reduce costs. Headquartered in Plymouth, Michigan, USA, Perceptron has subsidiary operations in Brazil, China, Czech Republic, France, Germany, India, Italy, Japan, Singapore, Slovakia, Spain and the United Kingdom.
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