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Faro Contracts with European Automakers

Wednesday, March 27, 2002
Faro Technologies Inc., Lake Mary, FL, has sold its fourteenth CAM2 SPC Process software license to DaimlerChrysler AG, Stuttgart, Germany, for use at plants in Europe, South Africa and the United States. Since 1997, the automaker has used Faro software to perform quality checks in the initial and final stages of auto manufacturing. Also, BMW AG, Munich, Germany, has contracted with Faro Europe to use CAM2 SPC Process for assembly of its 7-series and 5-series vehicles. Faro designs, develops and markets computer-aided-manufacturing-measurement systems. For more details, visit

Balluff Expands U.S. Headquarters

Wednesday, March 27, 2002
Balluff Inc. has completed construction of a 18,000-sq.-ft. addition to its Florence, KY, U.S. headquarters. The addition expands the facility by 45 percent to enhance product-design and manufacturing capabilities. Balluff manufactures sensors, transducers, identification systems and industrial automation components. A large portion of space in the addition will be used to manufacture and test lines of proximity sensors and Micropulse magnetostrictive linear-position sensors.

EDM-System Supplier Announces Dealers

Tuesday, March 26, 2002
Agie Ltd., Davidson, NC, a supplier of wire-cut and die-sinking EDM systems, has named D&R Machinery as Agie distributor for Arizona and Southern Nevada. Also, Foothills Machinery Sales, already an Agie distributor for Colorado and Eastern Wyoming, takes on Agie sales in New Mexico.


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