GREENVILLE, South Carolina — During the first week of May, the world’s leading metrology companies will be demonstrating products and sharing their expertise in Greenville, SC. The first-ever Metrology Solutions Expo, hosted by MSI-Viking Gage, will take place at the TD Convention Center May 4th and 5th.
The event will be headlined by world-renowned metrology equipment manufacturers Mahr, Mitutoyo and Starrett. Other exhibitors will include Easy-Metric, Heidenhain, Hexagon Metrology, IndySoft, Johnson Gage, MicroRidge, MSI-Viking Gage, NDC Technologies/Beta LaserMike, Olympus, Palmer-Wahl, Phase II+, Quality Magazine, Renishaw, Setco Precision Solutions, Solartron Metrology, Stor-Loc Modular Systems, Tohnichi, +Vantage, Vermont Gage. Witte/Alufix and Custom Equipment Co.
In addition to booth exhibits by these companies, The Metrology Solutions Expo will also feature training classes by experts in the metrology field.
Rick Lasure, Eastern U.S Metrology and Precision Sales Manager of Starrett will instruct “Visual Dimensional Inspection”. This class will discuss working with optical and video comparators, white light, laser scan measurement and applying these technologies in Automotive, Aerospace and Medical manufacturing situations.
George Schuetz, Director of Precision Gages for Mahr Federal, will teach “Enemies of Precision Measurement, Searching for Lost Microns”. The class will address the tightening tolerances in today’s manufacturing production; and how understanding measuring processes will help you select the best gage for your application and know where to search for common measuring errors. Schuetz is co-author of the book Quality Gaging Tips.
Jeremy P. Banks will be teaching “Applying Basic Real-Time SPC – Statistical Process Control”. Jeremy is a Data Management Specialist from Mitutoyo America. The class will cover SPC software usage and applications, using data to prevent scrap and waste, understanding X-Bar and R charts, pre-control charts, histograms and more.
All three classes will be taught on both days of the event, and are free to registered attendees of the event. The Metrology Solutions Expo will be May 4th from 8:30-4:30 and May 5th from 8:30-4 at the TD Convention Center in the James H. Woodside Conference Center. The Woodside Conference Center entrance is most easily accessed from the entrance on Eisenhower Drive. Parking is available both across the street and adjacent to the building. Check out www.msiexpo.com for registration and other information.
“MSI-Viking Gage is dedicated to the continuing education of technicians and engineers in the metrology sciences. We offer training classes throughout the year as an example of our commitment to grow the available work force in our region. The Metrology Solutions Expo is an extraordinary opportunity for the manufacturing quality community to tap into the unrivaled expertise of these professionals from Starrett, Mahr, Mitutoyo and other exhibiting experts.”
DAN CARTER, MSI-VIKING GAGE, Vice President/Sales
The Metrology Solutions Expo will be held May 4th from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30pm, and May 5th from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the TD Convention Center in the James H. Woodside Conference Center. The Woodside Conference Center entrance is most easily accessed from the Eisenhower Drive side of the convention center. Parking is available both across the street and adjacent to the building.
MSI-Viking Gage is a nearly 50 year-old company founded in 1967 and headquartered in the Greenville/Spartanburg community of Duncan, South Carolina, with an additional lab in Charleston, South Carolina, and sales offices throughout the entire southeast. The company specializes in the sales, calibration and repair of precision and test gages, measuring systems and inspection services for dimensional, electronics, force, torque and pressure in manufacturing applications.