Ramsey, N.J., April 13, 2010 - Konica Minolta Sensing Americas, Inc. (KMSA), the worldwide leader in the industrial measurement of color, light and shape, announces the addition of its new 3D scanning and engineering services division to its existing 3D non-contact scanner business unit.
“This is a very exciting time for us as we launch this new 3D services business”, said Jim Clark, KMSA 3D Business Unit Manager. “We see huge potential in offering this type of service to our customers. Many were not able to afford the purchase of hardware this past year due to economic conditions. We were continually asked if we could simply scan parts on a project by project basis”.
In a rapid response to better service these customers, KMSA has quickly invested and deployed this new division to address the needs of those looking for 3D service solutions in the areas of reverse engineering, rapid prototyping, 3D scanning, design and engineering as well as finite element analysis.
KMSA has been involved in the development and sale of 3D scanning hardware for well over a decade. “Offering a services division is a major shift in our business model, since our focus has always been on hardware sales. We feel that this shift is very positive and complimentary to the sales side of our business” said Jim.
KMSA will be primarily utilizing its own VIVID and RANGE series 3D equipment as these units will fit almost any application. Being a leading manufacturer of hardware, KMSA has vast applications knowledge from nearly every type of manufacturing industry. “This knowledge positions Konica far above existing service only competitors. We can offer a level of service and expertise to our customers which will be unmatched by anyone else in the industry. For our customers KMSA will be the only resource they will need”, added Jim.
For more detailed information on 3D scanning services please visit http://www.konicaminolta.com/sensingusa/products/3d
Konica Minolta Sensing Americas, Inc. (KMSA), a wholly owned subsidiary of Konica Minolta Holdings USA, Inc., is recognized as the international leader of industrial color, light and shape measurement. The company is responsible for product lines that continuously revolutionize how visual perception is measured by the world. An industry pioneer, as well as innovator, Konica Minolta Sensing developed and introduced the first portable color measurement units to the world. Presently, their catalog contains instruments such as portable colorimeters as well as portable and benchtop spectrophotometers for color measurement, spectroradiometers and lux meters for light/display measurement and 3D non-contact digitizers for shape measurement.
Thousands of companies across the globe choose to depend on Konica Minolta Sensing equipment when color, light or 3D measurement is vital to the manufacturing process. Konica Minolta Sensing’s products can be found in a wide array of industries including food, plastics, paints, coatings, automotive, aerospace and cosmetics. Konica Minolta Sensing’s Ramsey, New Jersey corporate headquarters is fully equipped with a state of the art service center, 3D scanning laboratory, tech support center, and a focused sales force dedicated to both the North American and South American regions.
When it comes to color, light and shape measurement – the world looks to Konica Minolta.
Lou Carulli - Marketing Manager
KONICA MINOLTA SENSING AMERICAS
101 Williams Dr Ramsey, NJ 07446
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