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Nikon Forms Nikon Metrology, Inc. for Industrial-Based Metrology Customer

April 1, 2010

New Company Combines Nikon Industrial Instruments Business with Former Metris Business to Create Nikon Metrology, Inc.

BRIGHTON, MICH. – April 1, 2010 – Nikon today announced that it has formed Nikon Metrology, Inc., a new company that combines Nikon Instruments Inc.’s industrial instruments business with the former Metris business, acquired by Nikon Corp. in 2009. Nikon Metrology, Inc., headquartered in Brighton, Mich., will focus specifically on the industrial and manufacturing business markets for precision measuring and industrial microscopy.

“The formation of Nikon Metrology, Inc. strengthens Nikon’s commitment to the industrial marketplace and offers a renewed focus on the company’s industrial business,” says Myles Richard, Managing Director, Nikon Metrology, Inc. “This new company brings greater product offerings to the market while continuing Nikon’s tradition of top-quality customer service.”

For industrial customers who purchase or already own Nikon products, sales and support will be handled through the new Brighton office. Customer service can be reached through its new general number at 810-220-4360 or via email at Customers can also find more information online at or

Nikon Metrology, Inc. offers the most complete and innovative metrology product portfolio, including state-of-the-art vision measuring instruments complemented with optical inspection and mechanical 3D metrology solutions. These reliable and innovative products respond to the advanced inspection requirements of manufacturers active in consumer, automotive, aerospace, electronics, medical and other industries. For more information, visit Product-related inquiries may be directed to Nikon Metrology, Inc. at 810-220-4360 or

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