FARO Brings Metrology and 3D Documentation Direct to Users through Technology Workshops

Lake Mary, Fla., Sept. 29, 2015 — FARO® Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:FARO), the world’s most trusted source for 3D measurement and imaging technology, announces a series of hands-on workshops to enable customers to leverage the power of technology for their metrology and 3D documentation needs. Attendees will learn how cutting-edge 3D measurement and documentation tools can solve unique challenges, optimize existing processes, and maximize their company’s productivity.
The upcoming workshops will span the United States, Mexico and Canada and will take place in more than 50 cities during October and November. Each workshop will address numerous real-world challenges, across a wide-variety of applications and industries, including Aerospace, Automotive, and all other Manufacturing sectors, as well as Architectural, Engineering, and Construction (AEC); and Public Safety.

"This is an opportunity to bring our current and potential customers together to share their experiences surrounding Metrology and 3D Documentation. FARO will present customer success stories and answer questions about efficiency gains and return on investment opportunities. We look forward to bringing our full portfolio of hardware and software to our users in a convenient, hands-on forum," stated Kathleen J. Hall, Senior Vice President and Managing Director – Americas.

The workshops require no registration fee and are open to anyone considering an investment in Portable Coordinate Measuring Machines (PCMMs) and/or 3D Laser Scanning solutions. Additionally, the workshops will include industry-specific breakout sessions with product demonstrations of the latest technologies, presentations on best practices for common workflows, an open-forum Q&A and the ability to network with like-minded technologists.

For more information or to register for the event, visit mustsee3d.faro.com.

About FARO
FARO is the world’s most trusted source for 3D measurement technology. The Company develops and markets computer-aided measurement and imaging devices and software. Technology from FARO permits high-precision 3D measurement, imaging and comparison of parts and complex structures within production and quality assurance processes. The devices are used for inspecting components and assemblies, rapid prototyping, documenting large volume spaces or structures in 3D, surveying and construction, as well as for investigation and reconstruction of accident sites or crime scenes. The Company’s global headquarters is located in Lake Mary, FL; its European regional headquarters in Stuttgart, Germany; and its Asia Pacific regional headquarters in Singapore. FARO has other offices in the United States, Canada, Mexico, Brazil, Germany, the United Kingdom, France, Spain, Italy, Poland, Turkey, the Netherlands, Switzerland, Portugal, India, China, Malaysia, Vietnam, Thailand, South Korea, and Japan. More information is available at http://www.faro.com

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