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Zeiss Completes Steel Portion of New Facility

The new setting will provide an advanced digital infrastructure to demonstrate quality assurance insights for customers and demonstrate smart factory capabilities.

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Zeiss has completed the steel portion of its new facility for Industrial Quality and Research (IQR). The facility is expected to be finished June 2020. The site will consolidate four existing Michigan facilities into one location and will bring a modern work environment to almost 170 employees.

The new setting will provide an advanced digital infrastructure to demonstrate quality assurance insights for customers and demonstrate “smart factory” capabilities. Spanning over 80,000 square feet with two floors, the new center will provide dimensional metrology and inspection equipment and services to a wide variety of industries. Zeiss measuring specialists will be able to perform proof-of-capability demonstrations for multidimensional measurement equipment, surface form and geometry equipment, and non-destructive testing and surface defect detection equipment.

The new facility will include system demonstration labs, team collaboration areas, individual focus rooms and so-called “digital experience” rooms. The IQR facility will also be a center for aftermarket sales support. Customers will receive training on how to use the software and systems. Additionally, software help desk services will operate out of the facility.

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