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Around the Web - February 18th

Fox Valley Metrology is happy you've chosen our team to be your hub for the latest news in the quality world. As your partner, our experts take pride in delivering the most up-to-date headlines around the web. Take a look at what we have found for you this week.

• Starrett is in the news with their HB400 Benchtop Optical Comparator. With the new extended range, users will have more versatility to measure larger parts on its workstage.

• Next, we have headline news from the U.S. Department of Energy. Approximately $187 million in funding will go to support innovation advancement in manufacturing research and development.

• We then have some help from our partners at Mahr. Take a look at how your employees will be more efficient on the shopfloor with these gaging solutions.

Finally, FARO has broken down the basics of understanding composite positional tolerances in GD&T. Here is how our partners present variation of positional tolerance.


Benchtop Optical Comparator Range Extended
Expansion of the HB400 

DOE Awards $187M to Strengthen U.S. Manufacturing Competitiveness

It's time to strengthen domestic manufacturing competitveness


Computer Gaging: Doing More With Less

Reducing error and providing cost-effective ways to monitor


Understanding Composite Positional Tolerances in GD&T

Breaking down the basics


About the author

Jane Curran

Jane, a 2002 Graphic Design graduate from UW-Oshkosh, has been sharing her marketing and design strategies with companies for over 15 years. Joining the Fox Valley Metrology team in 2015, her primary focus was rebranding Fox Valley Metrology in addition to working closely with the sales team to bring new ideas and help pave new paths for the company.

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