Marposs, a world leader in measurement, inspection and test technologies, has announced the acquisition of STIL S.A.S., a French company based in Aix-en-Provence and a world leader in the research, development, production and sales of optical measurement instruments based on chromatic confocal aberration and chromatic white light interferometry.
STIL, founded in 1993, is recognized for its innovative capacity and ability to adapt its technology to customer application needs, quickly and without geographic limitation. The company exports 60% of its products to non-European markets.
“The high precision measurement technology developed by STIL is an excellent complement to Marposs’ existing solution portfolio, offering opportunities for use in the glass, glass packaging, plastic, precision mechanics, consumer electronics, semiconductors, and biomedical industries,” commented Matteo Zoin, Marposs, head of marketing and new market development.
For STIL, joining the Marposs Group of companies brings growth opportunities worldwide, due to the strong presence of the Marposs sales and service network, as well as opportunities for growth-oriented synergies.
Related Glossary Terms
- precision machining ( precision measurement)
precision machining ( precision measurement)
Machining and measuring to exacting standards. Four basic considerations are: dimensions, or geometrical characteristics such as lengths, angles and diameters of which the sizes are numerically specified; limits, or the maximum and minimum sizes permissible for a specified dimension; tolerances, or the total permissible variations in size; and allowances, or the prescribed differences in dimensions between mating parts.