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FARO® Announces Acquisition of Open Technologies

Extends 3D Capabilities Into Dental and Across a Variety of Design Driven Industries

Lake Mary, FL, July 16, 2018 – FARO® (NASDAQ:FARO), the world’s most trusted source for 3D measurement and imaging solutions for factory metrology, construction BIM, product design, public safety forensics, and 3D machine vision applications announces the acquisition of Opto-Tech s.r.l. and its subsidiary Open Technologies, s.r.l.

Located in Brescia, Italy, Open Technologies offers a rich portfolio of compact, 3D structured light scanning solutions that specifically enable dentists, dental technicians and orthopedics to leverage the 3D world for the creation of crowns, implants and prosthesis.

Additionally, Open Technologies offers an integrated suite of industrial products that dramatically reduce time and effort across a variety of product design and inspection applications that include reverse engineering, heritage preservation, product visualization and dimensional measurement. These solutions comprehensively address a variety of market segments including Automotive, Aerospace, Computer Graphics, Furniture, Fashion Design and Public Safety.

“Open Technologies proven core competency in compact, 3D structured light scanning solutions aligns perfectly with our strategic direction,” stated Dr. Simon Raab, FARO’s President and CEO.  “We continue to take a leadership position in the integration of visionary 3D technology as a core solution requirement across the breadth of industries where design or reconstruction is considered critical.”

 

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