Mitutoyo America Corporation Joins PDES, Inc. Consortium

AURORA, IL – May 14, 2019 – Today, Mitutoyo America Corporation announced it has joined the PDES, Inc. Consortium as an Industry 3 participant.

Mitutoyo plans to leverage PDES’ existing activities, PMI testing and validation. By gaining access to testing and review of the ISO 10303 standards during the development phase, they will be able to ensure that capabilities in STEP are developed to improve manufacturing inspection. The impetus for Mitutoyo’s participation in the consortium is to take advantage of the organization’s expertise in ISO10303 and to improve computer-aided manufacturing, inspection and quality for the industry.

“We look forward to Mitutoyo America’s participation in PDES, Inc., with their focus on the realm of manufacturing inspection and it also adds critical mass to our emphasis on the manufacturing supply chain,” said Jack Harris, PDES, Inc. General Manager.

“Mitutoyo America is proud to provide the precision measuring solutions necessary to mitigate risk and assure performance in the manufacturing of parts and products for the aerospace and defense industry. We are eager to collaborate with PDES and hope to develop projects that will enable the CAx-IF CAD and CAE testing forums to expand to Computer Aided Inspection (CAI) testing,” said Matt Dye, President, Mitutoyo America.


Mitutoyo Corporation is the world’s largest provider of measurement and inspection solutions offering the most complete selection of machines, sensors, systems and services with a line encompassing CMM (Coordinate Measuring Machines), vision, form and finish measuring machines, as well as precision tools & instruments, and metrology data management software. Mitutoyo’s nationwide network of Metrology Centers and support operations provides application, calibration, service, repair and educational programs to ensure that our 8,500+ metrology products will deliver measurement solutions for our customers throughout their lifetime.

Mitutoyo America Corporation
965 Corporate Boulevard, Aurora, IL 60502
Phone: (630) 820-9666; Fax: (630) 820-2614

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