Creaform Makes 3D Measurement Technologies More Accessible to Educators

Tuesday, April 8, 2014

Lévis, Quebec- Creaform, a worldwide leader in portable 3D measurement solutions and 3D engineering services, today announced the release of two teaching manuals customized for the needs of educators teaching at universities, colleges and technical schools around the world. The manuals cover theoretical and practical information on 3D measurement technologies and their uses in reverse engineering and quality control, which are crucial for the engineers and designers of tomorrow. A lab guide on how to use Creaform technologies is also included. The teaching manuals are currently available free of charge on Creaform’s web site as of today.

The first manual covers the topic of Reverse Engineering, while the second focuses on applications for Quality Control. These comprehensive teaching manuals help educators to demystify the latest in 3D measurement technologies and describe their applications in a variety of industries.

Moreover, Creaform has created very attractive educator-specific offers that will make 3D measurement technologies accessible to all types of institutions. These offers include adapted maintenance packages as well as cost-effective plans for multiple systems that may be suitable to equip labs or classrooms.

“These initiatives are yet other concrete examples of how Creaform is committed to training the engineers, industrial designers, and QA specialists of tomorrow,” explained François Leclerc, Product Manager in charge of Education. “In today’s hypercompetitive market, the complexity of product parts combined with customers requiring better product quality and faster turnaround times has generated an increased need for 3D scanning technologies and PCMM to be used in manufacturing processes. Professors, educators, and educational institutions need to remain at the forefront of advances in 3D scanning so as to better tailor their curricula for the innovators of tomorrow. Creaform provides the tools they need to bring their courses up to speed and the technologically advanced training level students have come to expect.”

For more information on Creaform’s dedication to teaching 3D measurement technology for the next generation of innovators, visit our web site.

About Creaform
Creaform develops, manufactures, and sells 3D portable measurement technologies and specializes in 3D engineering services. The company offers innovative solutions, such as 3D scanning, reverse engineering, quality control, non-destructive testing, product development, and numerical simulation (FEA/CFD). Its products and services cater to a variety of industries, including automotive, aerospace, consumer products, heavy industries, healthcare, manufacturing, oil and gas, power generation, and research and education. With headquarters and manufacturing operations in Lévis, Québec, Creaform operates innovation centers in Lévis and Grenoble, France, and has direct sales operations in the United States, France, Germany, China, Japan, and India.

Creaform is a unit of AMETEK Ultra Precision Technologies, a division of AMETEK Inc., a leading global manufacturer of electronic instruments and electromechanical devices, with annual sales of $3.6 billion.

www.creaform3d.com