Global Coordinate Measuring Machines (CMM) Industry

NEW YORK, Oct. 17, 2012 — (PRNewswire) — announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue:


Global Coordinate Measuring Machines (CMM) Industry

This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Coordinate Measuring Machines (CMM) in US$ Million. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East & Africa, and Latin America. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2011 through 2018. Also, a six-year historic analysis is provided for these markets. The report profiles 49 companies including many key and niche players such as Accurate Sales & Services Pvt. Ltd., Carl Zeiss Industrial Metrology, Chien Wei Precise Technology Co. Ltd., Dukin Co., Ltd., FARO Technologies, Inc., Helmel Engineering Products, Inc., Hexagon AB, Hexagon Metrology, Inc., ITP Group, Inspect3D, International Metrology Systems Ltd., Metrologic Group S.A, Metronor AS, Mitutoyo Corporation, Nikon Metrology NV, Renishaw Plc, Tarus Products Inc., Trimek, and WENZEL Präzision GmbH. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are primarily based upon search engine sources in the public domain.


Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations I-1

Disclaimers I-2

Data Interpretation & Reporting Level I-2

Quantitative Techniques & Analytics I-3

Product Definitions and Scope of Study I-3



A Preface to Coordinate Measuring Machines (CMMs) II-1

Automotive, Aerospace and Defense - The Leading End User

Segments II-2

Major Growth Drivers for the CMM Industry II-3

Higher Awareness among End-Users II-3

Small is Powerful II-3

Need for Higher Accuracy Devices Drive the Market II-3

CMM Vendors Offer Dedicated Controllers and Software Solutions II-4

Competitive Scenario II-4


Increasing Focus on Add-on Services II-5

Pricing Remains the Core Competitive Variable II-5

Asia Single Handedly Cannibalizing the Market II-5

Software Upgrades and Probes Keep the Market Ticking II-5

Macro CMMs Steal the Show II-6

Articulated Arm Machines Market to Grow II-6

Portable CMMs - Order of the Day II-6

Table 1: Global Portable CMM Market (2012): Market Share

Breakdown of PCMMs by Price Segments- Low range, Mid range

and Premium range (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-7

CMM Verification Gains Prevalence II-7

Temperature Maintenance Remains a Challenge II-8

Automated CMMs: The New 'It' in Dimensional Metrology II-8

Advent of Smaller Field-of-View Laser Sensors - A Boon to the

Aircraft Industry II-8

Technological Shortcomings Hinder Applications in

Micrometrology II-8


Metrology- The Science of Measurement II-10

Metrology Equipment II-10

Contact Metrological Equipment II-10

Coordinate Measuring Machines (CMMs) - An Insight II-10

Why CMM? II-11

Non-Contact Metrological Equipment II-11

Laser Scanners II-12

Types of Laser Scanners II-12

Single Laser Scanners II-12

Cross Scanners II-12

Handheld Scanners II-12

Comparison of Metrology Technologies II-13

Benefits of Integrating Laser Scanning with CMMs II-13

A Peep into the History of CMMs II-14

Development of Tactile Probes and Sensors II-14

Major CMM Components II-15

Measuring Software II-15

Control and Calibration Systems II-16

Measuring Probe II-16

Tip Sensing II-16

Touch Probes II-16

3-Axis Contact Scanners II-17

5-Axis Contact Scanners II-17

Broader Classification of CMM II-17

Bridge Machines II-17

Horizontal Arm Machines II-18

Gantry Machines II-18

Cantilever Machines II-18

CMM Applications II-18

Pre-Purchase Criteria for CMMs II-19


Hexagon Metrology Unveils Brown & Sharpe 4.5.4 SF CMM II-20

Carl Zeiss Introduces MICURA CMM II-20

Boulder Imaging Rolls Out Benchmark CMM II-20

Creaform Unveils MaxSHOT 3D System II-21

Hexagon Metrology Services Enhance DEA Global Portfolio II-21

Creaform to Unveil VXtrack Software Module II-22

Prrrfect Technologies to Introduce Portable DCC CMM II-22

Deva Collaborates with Nikon Metrology for Device Integration II-23

Carl Zeiss Introduces DuraMax CMM Gear as Compact 3-D II-23

Wenzel UK Introduces Shapetracer System II-24

Hexagon Metrology Introduces Endeavor 3 CMM Series II-24

Nikon Metrology Launches LC50Cx and LC60Dx Scanners II-24

Nikon Metrology Launches Camio and Focus Subreleases II-25

Metronor Launches SOLOspin II-25

Aberlink Innovative Metrology Introduces New CMM Fixture Kits II-25

NeoMetrix Launches Creaform HandyProbe System II-26

Hexagon Metrology Introduces Leitz Reference XT and Leitz

Reference Xi II-26

Hexagon Metrology Launches Novel CMS106 Sensor II-26

Guindy Machine Tools Launches GRANO 12 20 10 II-27

Hexagon Metrology Enhances Delta Slant 3D CMM Range II-27

Hexagon Introduces Variants for Tesastar-sm and Tesastar-m

Probe Heads II-27

FixLogix Introduces New Fixture Kit for CMMs II-27

Hexagon Metrology Introduces Universal Jogbox II-28

Hexagon Metrology Launches Leitz CMM Range II-28

Wenzel UK Introduces OpenDMIS CMM Software II-28

Hexagon Metrology Enhances Global CMM Line II-29

Hexagon Metrology Introduces New CMM DEA Pioneer II-29

Renishaw Develops Revo Five-Axis Measurement for Refrofit

Customers II-29


Renishaw Takes Over R&R Sales II-30

Hexagon Metrology Czech Partners Galika to Tap Czech Market II-30

Rensi Finland Obtains Exclusive Distribution Rights from

Aberlink II-30

WENZEL Xspect Solutions Now WENZEL America Ltd. II-30

Wolverine Machine Procures New Zeiss Contura G2 RDS CMM II-31

MKS Telvac Installs Hexagon's Global Performance CMM II-31

Carl Zeiss Appoints King Machine as ZEISS Metrology Equipment

Distributor II-31

FARO Technologies Collaborates with Carl Zeiss II-32

Hexagon Metrology Launches Online Store II-32

Stocker Hinges Builds New Laboratory Facility, Implements CMM

System II-32

MKS Telvac Installs Hexagon's Global Performance CMM II-32

WenZel Group Takes Over Steintek II-33

Hexagon Takes Over Mahr Multisensor and Mycrona II-33

Metris Becomes Fully Owned Subsidiary of Nikon II-34

Metris Spins-Off C3 Coordinate Measuring Machines Operations II-34

Shearline Precision Engineering Invests in Two Novel CMMs II-34

Schmiede Selects CONTURA® G2 CMM of Carl Zeiss IMT II-34

DJL Engineering Acquires Aberlink's Advanced Axiom Too CMM II-35

Carl Zeiss IMT and Coord3 Industries Enter into Agreement II-35

Metris Inks Distributor Agreement with TriMet Group II-35


Accurate Sales & Services Pvt. Ltd (India) II-36

Carl Zeiss Industrial Metrology (US) II-36

Chien Wei Precise Technology Co. Ltd. (China) II-36

Dukin Co., Ltd. (Korea) II-37

FARO Technologies, Inc. (US) II-37

Helmel Engineering Products, Inc. (US) II-37

Hexagon AB (Sweden) II-38

Hexagon Metrology, Inc. (US) II-38

ITP Group (UK) II-38

Inspect3D (France) II-39

International Metrology Systems Ltd. (UK) II-39

Metrologic Group S.A (France) II-40

Metronor AS (Norway ) II-40

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