Case Study: Modular Construction

modular construction

API Modular Construction API brings in measurement experts from a variety of industries, but one of the most common is the modular shipbuilding industry. The experience from building warships utilizing modular construction can be found in Application Engineers at Headquarters, Service Engineers supporting the field, sales representatives, and even the Executive team. The knowledge gained

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API Expands Services Division with Opening of New Texas Location

New office increases local service and support for the South-Central region of the U.S. Rockville, MD, April 19, 2018 – Automated Precision Inc. (API) announced today that it has opened a new Services facility in Plano, TX to accommodate growing demand for contract services in the area’s manufacturing industries. The new location will allow API

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Marine Concepts Improves Efficiency in Metrology Department

ABOUT MARINE CONCEPTS Founded in 1976, Marine Concepts strived to be one of the first companies to provide a full line of design & engineering services for it’s customers while ensuring that all projects from design to production, are completed to the highest quality standards. Eventually, the company would be recognized for its services and

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Daniela´s Metalworking Reduces Labor by 85% with the Omnitrac 2 Laser Tracker

Daniela´s Metalworking was founded in 1999, by Divino Garcia.  Located in the city of Itaquaquecetuba, São Paulo, it employs 63 craftsmen.  The facility focuses on medium and heavy machining, including boilers, propellers, shafts, decks, steel casting, and naval brass equipment markets. Daniela´s Metalworking provides parts and services for shipbuilding such as: stainless steel and brass

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Canadian Light Source Inc. Uses API Laser Trackers to Keep Systems in Check

The Canadian Light Source (CLS) is Canada’s national synchrotron light source research facility. As a particle accelerator, the CLS relies on sub-millimeter precision alignment of optical systems. The CLS uses an API Laser Tracker to control a network containing ~2000 monuments on floors, walls, and critical magnetic components for performing component alignments. Since 2008, the

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30 Years of Innovation – Anniversary Sale

Our History 30 years ago, Dr. Kam Lau, the original inventor of laser tracker technology, founded Automated Precision, Inc. (API). As a leader in advanced measurement solutions, Dr. Lau and the API team have led the metrology industry through innovation and higher standards of accuracy. API products are used by the world’s leading commercial, consumer, industrial, and

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API Completes A2LA Reaccreditation with Added Machine Tool Scope

Newport News, VA- Automated Precision- Services Division (API Services), a company specializing in three-dimensional measurements and high-value metrology solutions, announces that it has been awarded A2LA Accreditation to ISO/IEC 17025:2005 and ANSI/NCSL Z540-1-1994 Awarded by the American Association for Laboratory Accreditation (A2LA). We have expanded our current accredited tracker calibration capabilities to include our Omnitrac

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Keeping old planes in the air with Laser Scanning by Ed Sinkora

Reverse engineering tricks with lasers allow designers to resurrect old aircraft designs quickly and efficiently Your father’s Oldsmobile may be long gone but his B-52 is still pulling missions, and they haven’t built the “BUFF” (Big Ugly Fat Fellow) since 1962. The last KC-135 tanker was built in 1965. Besides aging warbirds (the average plane

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Electroimpact uses API Radian and OT2 laser trackers, paired with Active Targets

Electroimpact is a world leader in the design and development of automated aircraft assembly equipment, and provides highly accurate solutions for aerospace manufacturing ranging from robotic drilling and fastening to automated composite placement systems. The level of accuracy provided to Electroimpact customers, who count on building large parts with tight tolerances, can only be achieved

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