[Blue Ash, OH] – Exact Metrology: A Division of In-Place Machining Company, a leading innovator in dimensional metrology services, is proud to announce the installation of a state-of-the-art Coordinate Measuring Machine (CMM) at its Blue Ash, Ohio facility. 

This is the first conventional CMM that Exact Metrology has installed at its headquarters in Ohio, the second for the company with the other located in its Moline, IL location. This investment underscores the company's unwavering commitment to utilizing a full line of the most advanced metrology tools when supporting customers with Inspection, Reverse Engineering, or Building Information Modeling (BIM) needs.

The newly acquired Hexagon Global 9158 CMM with HP-L 10.10 laser scanning head represents the latest technological advancements in metrology, allowing Exact Metrology to assist customers in elevating quality control processes to new heights. With productivity being the driving force for manufacturing industries, it is critical that every component produced adheres to the strictest industry standards and meets the highest quality specifications. Industries that benefit from CMM inspection services include aerospace, automotive, medical and biotechnology, and heavy manufacturing.


Installation of New CMM

Using this innovative precision measuring equipment, Exact Metrology engineers can quickly and accurately measure large quantities of parts for new part verification, first article inspection (FAI), and part sorting as well as provide overflow support and third-party verification. Additionally, Exact Metrology provides PC-DMIS software programming to help support customer needs.  

Key Features of Exact Metrology’s New CMM:


1. Cutting-Edge Technology: The CMM is equipped with cutting-edge technology, empowering our skilled engineers to perform intricate and complex measurements with unparalleled accuracy.


2. High-Throughput Capabilities: With enhanced measurement speed and efficiency, the CMM significantly reduces inspection times, allowing for quicker turnaround and improved productivity.


3. Multi-Sensor Capability: The CMM's multi-sensor capability enables comprehensive inspection, including touch-probe laser scanning, optical measurement, and non-contact scanning, catering to a diverse range of measurement requirements.


4. Intuitive Software: Equipped with PC-DMIS software that streamlines the programming process, data analysis, and reporting, enhancing overall operational efficiency.


Exact Metrology recognizes that the installation of this advanced CMM is a strategic move to remain at the forefront of the industry. By harnessing cutting-edge metrology capabilities, the company solidifies its position as a trusted partner for precision metrology solutions – with quick turnaround times and local pick up and drop-off of parts.

CMM in Action

Brian Hiltunen, Senior Vice President & General Manager of the IPM Measurement & Alignment Services Division, stated, "We are excited to integrate this powerful CMM into the services we provide our customers in this key region of the country. Its unmatched precision and speed will enable us to deliver superior parts inspections and uphold our commitment to customer service excellence."

The installation process was conducted with meticulous attention to detail, adhering to industry best practices and safety standards. Following the installation, the Exact Metrology team of engineers and technicians performed comprehensive calibration and verification procedures to ensure the CMM's accurate and reliable performance.





Exact Metrology: A Division of In-Place Machining Company, is ISO9001, AS9100 Certified as well as ITAR Registered.

Exact Metrology is a comprehensive metrology services provider, offering customers 3D and CT scanning, reverse engineering, quality inspection, product development and 3D modeling. The company also provides turnkey metrology solutions, including equipment sales and lease/rental arrangements.


For more information about the dimensional inspection capabilities of Exact Metrology, visit www.exactmetrology.com.