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FARO acquires metrology and factory automation solutions provider


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Montreal-based BuildIT’s software is used daily on the production lines of 5 of the largest aerospace and defense manufacturers.

FARO acquires BuildIT SoftwareFARO Technologies has acquired BuildIT Software & Solutions Ltd.

Montreal-based BuildIT is a leader in process-configurable 3D metrology software solutions with hardware agnostic interfaces.

FARO will introduce the configuration power of the BuildIT software in a new “Your Product, Your Process, Your Solution” campaign aimed at providing major customers with customizable, in-process solutions that integrate metrology devices and sensors from multiple manufacturers.

BuildIT’s software is used daily on the production lines of 5 of the 10 largest aerospace and defense manufacturers. BuildIT’s software is hardware independent, giving customers the flexibility to utilize different hardware offerings to maximize productivity and efficiency.


“The acquisition of BuildIT bolsters FARO’s complementary suite of software solutions for our metrology customers,” explains Simon Raab, FARO’s President and CEO.

“By adding BuildIT to our metrology portfolio, our customers now have even greater software options for use in a variety of 3D metrology manufacturing applications to reduce inspection and assembly times and increase productivity. The BuildIT software suite is hardware agnostic. FARO recognizes that its Factory Automation and Metrology customers often integrate equipment from multiple vendors, and we are committed to providing valuable and configurable customer-specific solutions irrespective of metrology manufacturer mix,” he adds.


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