Ann Arbor, Michigan, October 10, 2019 – Coherix, Inc. a global leader in Three-Dimensional (3D) Machine Vision is pleased to announce that James K. West, previous Board Member, is re-joining the Coherix, Inc. Board of Directors, effective immediately.
A holder of 11 patents, West attended the General Motors Institute (now Kettering University) where he earned a BS in Electrical Engineering. He also was awarded an MS in Electrical Engineering at the University of Illinois Coordinated Science Laboratory where he focused on machine vision, robotics and artificial intelligence. His professional life includes co-founding Perceptron, and serving as CTO at FARO Technologies, VP of Engineering at SMX and founder of the Technology Consulting Network, a consultancy helping companies achieve success developing optical, electronic and mechanical devices. In addition, West is the founder and past president of The Machine Vision Association and former Director of both Robotics International and the Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME).
“We are delighted and fortunate to have Jim return to our board.” said Dwight Carlson, CEO and Chairman of Coherix, Inc. “His extensive experience in 3D imaging, robotics, artificial intelligence and work within the automotive industry, combined with his expert insight into leveraging technology to improve manufacturing for global suppliers,will be critical to the continuous improvement and advancement of our current and new product offerings.”
James K. West, Director, Principal at Technology Consulting Network, LLC. builds collaborative product development teams that drive advanced technology into the global marketplace. Examples include instruments, machines, and systems in the Machine Vision Robotic Automation and 3-D Laser Measurement sectors. He has extensive cross-functional experience in product development, systems engineering and general management in high growth, small to mid-sized companies. Colleagues recognize him for value engineering products, streamlining operations and developing strategic plans, and partnering with marketing leadership.
About Coherix, Inc.
Coherix, Inc. develops and manufactures 3D vision for Robots that enable customers to manage manufacturing processes. Coherix produces the highest performance solutions which also have the lowest Total Cost of Ownership. Our customers are in the automotive, semiconductor, and electronics industries. Coherix customers are large global end-users, line builders, dispensing equipment companies, and vision integrators. These customers demand 100 percent reliability. Headquartered in Ann Arbor, Michigan, the company has operations in the United States, China, Germany, Singapore, and Japan.