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Taking Measure

Written by MARK GEARDING and originally published in Quality Magazine. Visit the original article at https://www.qualitymag.com/articles/94252-taking-measure.

Today’s on-the-go-consumers demand products that can multitask, from portable meal kits and one-minute makeup to smartphones that can measure your heartbeat or control your thermostat. Pocket-sized, titanium survival tools equipped with items like a knife, screwdriver, flashlight and can opener have joined the ranks as common, everyday carry items.

AIMS Metrology Achieves ISO/IEC 17025:2005 Accreditation For Calibration

July 5, 2017. AIMS Metrology, an OEM for coordinate measuring machines, has achieved ISO/IEC 17025:2005 accreditation for calibration from the ANSI-ASQ National Accreditation Board. ISO/IEC 17025:2005 covers testing and calibration performed using standard, non-standard and laboratory-developed methods.

AIMS Metrology Expands CMM Sales With New Distributor Crotts & Saunders LLC

Crotts & Saunders LLC is the exclusive distributor for AIMS Metrology’s coordinate measuring machines for the territories of West Virginia, Virginia and North and South Carolina. The AIMS CMM product line-up includes its laboratory-grade Revolution Series LM equipped with Renishaw’s 5-axis REVO 2 scanning head, and the industry’s only mobile 5-axis CMM on the market—the Revolution HB, designed and built with Renishaw’s PH20 5-axis touch trigger system.

Miamisburg Company Targets International Growth

Written by TRISTAN NAVERA and originally published in the Dayton Business Journal. Visit the original article at http://www.bizjournals.com/dayton/news/2016/10/24/miamisburg-company-targets-international-growth.html.

October 24, 2016. In the six years since it opened up shop, Advanced Industrial Measurement Systems has seen a steady series of expansions propel it ever larger.

The next target is South America.

Linear Motor-Driven CMM Machines

Originally published by Today's Motor Vehicles  at http://www.todaysmotorvehicles.com/product/aims-linear-motor-driven-cmm-renishaw-082216/

August 22, 2016.  Dayton, Ohio - AIMS Metrology will feature coordinate measuring machines engineered to raise throughput and reduce operation costs while maintaining submicron accuracy at IMTS 2016, Booth #E-5836.  The OEM manufactures, assembles and ships its machines from its recently expanded Dayton, Ohio facility and provides comprehensive service support.  AIMS will demonstrate its Revolution LM series which employs linear motors with a Renishaw REVO 5-axis scanning system.  AIMS also recently introduced its Revolution Series HB Shop Floor CMM.  Designed and built around Renishaw's 5-axis technology, the Revolution HB is the only mobile 5-axis CMM on the market.  Both models are especially suited to the needs of the medical, automotive, and aerospace markets.

Miamisburg Company Acquires Englewood Shop

Written by TRISTAN NAVERA and originally published in the Dayton Business Journal. Visit the original article at http://www.bizjournals.com/dayton/news/2016/08/10/miamisburg-company-acquires-englewood-shop.html.

August 10, 2016.  A Miamisburg company has acquired a tool and die shop in Englewood.  

Advanced Industrial Measurement Systems, or AIMS Metrology, which manufactures coordinate measuring machines, has bought Englewood-based CMI Technologies.

The Revolution Is On The Move: The Only Mobile 5-Axis Shop Floor CMM

Originally published in CMM Quarterly Magazine at  http://cmmquarterly.mbccmm.com/index.php/current-issue/93-past-articles/232-the-revolution-is-on-the-move-the-only-mobile-5-axis-shop-floor-cmm

Isn’t convenience nice? I know I enjoy it, and I think it’s safe to say that everyone does. You have to admit, when you see that batteries are in fact included with your purchase, you feel just a little relieved and happy. Or, when you want to buy chips and chip dip, and lo and behold, the grocery store added a stand-alone rack full of dip right next to your favorite flavor, you think that it’s, well, nice and convenient.

AIMS Awarded $100,000 Grant To Develop Technology That Will Reduce CMM Set Up Time And Increase Reliability Of Operator Interface

Written by IAN WRIGHT and originally published on Engineering.com. Visit the original article at http://www.engineering.com/AdvancedManufacturing/ArticleID/12875/New-Technology-to-Reduce-Coordinate-Measuring-Machine-Set-Up-Time.aspx.

July 19, 2016. AIMS Metrology, in collaboration with FASTLANE, an Ohio Manufacturing Extension Partnership affiliate of the University of Dayton Research Institute and SK Mold and Tool, has been awarded a $100,000 grant to develop new vision and image recognition technology for its coordinate measuring machines (CMMs). With the new camera system, CMM operators will be able to build probe configurations with a higher degree of reliability. CMM set-up time is also expected to be reduced from 30 minutes to 3 minutes per part, saving manufacturers approximately two hours per shift.

AIMS to Showcase Linear Motor-Driven and Mobile Shop Floor CMM Machines Driven by Renishaw 5-Axis Technology

June 3, 2016. AIMS Metrology will feature coordinate measuring machines engineered to raise throughput and reduce operation costs while maintaining submicron accuracy at IMTS 2016, Booth # E-5836. The OEM manufactures, assembles and ships its machines from its recently expanded Dayton, Ohio facility and provides comprehensive service support. AIMS will demonstrate its Revolution LM series which employs linear motors with a Renishaw REVO 5-axis scanning system. AIMS also recently introduced its Revolution Series HB Shop Floor CMMs. Designed and built around Renishaw 5-axis technology, the Revolution HB is the only mobile 5-axis CMM on the market. Both models are especially suited to the needs of the automotive, aerospace and medical markets.

AIMS Retrofits REVO-2 on Sheffield RS-150

 

June 1, 2016. Have you heard the hype about Renishaw’s new REVO-2? AIMS Metrology performed yet another CMM retrofit for a tier I supplier in the aerospace industry, but this time, we retrofitted Renishaw’s REVO-2 on a Sheffield RS-150 – making it the first of that model to now use a REVO-2.  

AIMS operation manager, Mike West, and his team of service engineers fit the new REVO-2 on the large bridge CMM.