Reaching into Asia

ShapeGrabber, a maker of industrial automated inspection systems, inks a distribution deal that will take its products to the South East Asian market. Singapore-based Optical Gaging (S) Pte. Ltd. (OGS) has agreed to sell the company’s 3D inspection in several countries in region, alongside multi-ShapeGrabber.jpgsensor metrology systems made in Rochester, NY, by OGS’s parent company Optical Gaging Products Inc. The agreement gives the Ottawa company a key entry into the desirable Asian manufacturing hub. “OGS has a strong market position and we think they will take our products even further into that market,” says CEO Marc Bisson. “It’s an exciting development for ShapeGrabber.” The company’s technology is used to measure complex shapes such as injection molded plastics and castings. It has installed 3D inspection systems worldwide for customers including Toyota, Northrop, HP and Toshiba.

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