Coherix Enters Heavy Duty Transmission Market as Supplier to Allison Transmission
Ann Arbor, Michigan, November 21, 2011 — Coherix®, a leader in advanced Robust3D Measurement solutions for manufacturing has been chosen to supply its ShaPix® Surface Detective metrology system to Allison Transmission in Indianapolis, Indiana.
“We are extremely pleased to have been chosen by Allison Transmission for their precision metrology needs”, said Don Manfredi, the company’s VP of Automotive and Transportation. “Allison Transmission is a premier global provider of commercial duty automatic transmissions and hybrid propulsion systems and we are excited to begin our partnership with an industry leader like Allison. The purchase of a ShaPix® system by Allison further reinforces the trend we are seeing of new customers in new markets adopting the ShaPix® product.” The ShaPix® Surface Detective being installed at Allison Transmission is a high speed, high definition 3D surface inspection system for precision planar parts produced by Allison for the medium and heavy duty automatic transmission market.
Coherix is a privately held, global supplier of high-speed, high-definition 3D visualization and inspection solutions designed to improve the management of manufacturing processes in the transportation and semiconductor industries. Headquartered in Ann Arbor, the company has technical centers in Europe and the Asia Pacific region. Coherix products are being utilized around the world in the manufacturing and semiconductor industries at companies such as Intel, Amkor, BorgWarner, Ford, MAG, Chrysler, General Motors, John Deere, Micron, Infineon, Volvo Technology Transfer and TRW among others. More information is available atwww.coherix.com.