Toine van Beugen, Country Manager FARO Benelux, www.faro.com
Who are you? FARO Benelux is part of FARO Technologies from the US, located in Lake Mary Florida and listed on the Nasdaq. Worldwide FARO has ca. 1100 employees and offices and service centers on each continent. Headquarters for Europe is based near Stuttgart. The BNL office started in 2006 near Eindhoven’s Airport and has now located to High Tech Campus Eindhoven to grow our business.
What does your company do? FARO develops and markets portable CMMs (coordinate measuring machines) and 3D imaging devices to solve dimensional metrology problems. Technology from FARO permits high-precision 3D measurement, imaging and comparison of parts and compound structures within production and quality assurance processes. The devices are used for inspecting components and assemblies, production planning, documenting large volume spaces or structures in 3D, and more. FARO’s 3D measurement technology allows companies to maximize efficiencies and improve processes.
What are your key challenges? To enable mankind to easily and accurately connect the physical world to the virtual world. To do that we aim to be the world’s most trusted source for 3D measurement, imaging and realization technology.
Why are you located on the Campus? As a growing market leader in 3D measurement this location will give us the opportunity to interconnect with other innovative, leading companies in the world of technique. To learn from each other and to collaborate. Besides that the Campus is situated centrally in our region Benelux and has all the facilities close to our office to create a perfect working environment.