ZEISS Opens Chicago Office for Metrology and Quality Solutions
ZEISS Industrial Quality Solutions opens the latest metrology services center in Buffalo Grove, Illinois near Chicago. "We continue to invest in new facilities like Buffalo Grove to offer a solution-based approach for local manufacturers. This additional Midwest location offers contract measuring services, support, training and project management," states Al Chiasson, the vice president of applications, aftermarket and metrology services for Carl Zeiss Industrial Metrology, LLC. ZEISS offers metrology services in several regional areas including Boston, Charlotte, Detroit, Irvine, Minneapolis and Nashville.
"We have a lot of customers in the Chicago area, and we're excited to have a local presence to support them," says Doug Fitzgerald, the business manager of metrology services for Carl Zeiss Industrial Metrology, LLC. "Beyond the measuring services, this facility allows us to offer our customers in the area several types of software training, including the different CALYPSO levels and the powerful PiWeb reporting software that connects machines together to control and analyze quality data."
ZEISS engineers onsite can provide programming, consulting and specialized training. A broad range of contact and optical measurement systems and sensors are available, including the latest addition to the ZEISS CMM lineup, the larger measuring range MICURA. Ideal for measuring intricate parts, the CMM has active scanning and submicron accuracy. For optical measurements, the O-INSPECT system features both optical and contact scanning for reliable 3D accuracy. There are also the latest surface, form and geometry systems to round out inspection capabilities.
ZEISS Industrial Quality Solutions
ZEISS Industrial Quality Solutions is a leading manufacturer of multidimensional metrology solutions. These include coordinate measuring machines, optical and multisensor systems, and metrology software for the automotive, aircraft, mechanical engineering, plastics and medical technology industries. Innovative technologies such as 3D X-ray metrology for quality inspection round off the product portfolio. ZEISS Industrial Quality Solutions additionally offers a broad global spectrum of customer services with measuring houses and competence centers close to its customers.
The unit is headquartered in Oberkochen. Production and development sites outside Germany are located in Minneapolis in the USA, Shanghai, China and Bangalore, India. ZEISS Industrial Quality Solutions is allocated to the Industrial Quality & Research segment. Around 6,300 employees work for the segment, generating revenue totaling €1.5 billion in fiscal year 2016/17.