Carl Zeiss Machine Vision formed with acquisition of HGV Vosseler

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Carl Zeiss Industrial Metrology (IMT) has acquired HGV Vosseler in Öhringen, Germany to strengthen its presence in automotive process control and inspection.

'With HGV Vosseler, we have acquired the best technology available on the market. The products have a good reputation with customers,' said Dr Rainer Ohnheiser, president and CEO of IMT. 'This move enables us to provide our customers with total solutions in the field of quality processes in car body manufacture.'

HGV is a leading company for 3D inline measurement solutions based on optical 3D measurement technology on robots, which are primarily used for car body inspection directly on the production line in the automotive industry.

Robot-assisted inline measurement technology for car bodies is an important addition to metrology in the measuring lab. In addition to 3D inline measurement technology, HGV also offers innovative optical image processing systems for quality inspection.

Effective immediately, Dr Kai-Udo Modrich will be responsible for the new company, Carl Zeiss Machine Vision.

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