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High-End Metrology from Braunschweig

Etalon offers system solutions for the accurate and comprehensive geometric analysis, monitoring and accuracy improvement of machine tools, measuring machines and structures. A number of innovative technologies make Etalon products efficient and easy to use.

The consistently high accuracy is the key advantage in a challenging environment.

Etalon customers are companies from mechanical engineering, industrial instrumentation, automotive and aerospace technology and the research sector.

Etalon is active worldwide in the high technology markets and works with competent local partners to optimally support our customers.

Etalon is working quality oriented and is ISO 9001 certified: View Certificate


Company history:

  • 2004: Founded as a “spin-off ” company of the Physikalisch Technische Bundesanstalt ( PTB- the National Metrology Institute of Germany) in Braunschweig
  • 2006: Product launch LaserTRACER
  • 2008: Etalon becomes “Siemens Solution Partner “
  • 2009: Etalon becomes ” Zeiss Business Partner”
  • 2011: Product launch LaserTRACER-MT
  • 2013: Move to new company building “Hinter dem Turme “
  • 2013: Product launch  Absolute Multiline Technology
  • 2015: Product launch LaserTRACER NG
  • 2016: Foundation Etalon North America Inc.
  • 2017: Product launch LineCAL
  • 2019: In January Etalon becomes part of Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence
  • 2019: Etalon moves into its new offices and changes from “AG” to “GmbH”

You want to know more about our company? Contact us at etalon.info@hexagon.com

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  • Agie Charmilles (Switzerland)
  • Alzmetall
  • Beijing Machine Tool Research Institute (China)
  • Robert Bosch GmbH
  • Baker Hughes
  • BMW AG
  • The Boeing Company (USA, Canada and Australia)
  • Canon (Japan)
  • Central Manufacturing Technology Insititute (India)
  • Centros de Refêrencia em Tecnologias Inovadoras (Brazil)
  • CERN (Switzerland)
  • Chinese National Institute of Metrology (China)
  • Cracow University of Technology (Poland)
  • European Southern Observatory (ESO)
  • Fermat s.r.o (Czech Republic)
  • Fraunhofer Institut IPT Aachen
  • Fraunhofer Institut IWU Chemnitz
  • Fraunhofer-Institut IPK Berlin
  • Gebr. Heller Maschinenfabrik GmbH
  • General Electric (Poland)
  • Giant Magelan Telescope Organisation (USA)
  • Heidenhain GmbH
  • Hexagon Leitz
  • IHI (Japan)
  • Instituto Nacional de Tecnologia Industrial (Argentina)
  • Istituto Nazionale di Ricerca Metrologica (Italy)
  • Kongsberg (Norway)
  • Laboratoire National de Métrologie et d’Essais (France)
  • Lockheed (USA)
  • Laserlan (Spain)
  • Makino Milling Machine (Japan)
  • MAZAK (Japan)
  • Mitsubishi Heavy Industry (Japan)
  • MORI SEIKI (Japan)
  • National Accelerator Laboratory (USA)
  • National Institute of Standards and Technology (USA)
  • National Physical Laboratory (UK)
  • Niigata Machine Techno (Japan)
  • Optical Gaging Products (USA)
  • OPS Ingersoll
  • Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt
  • Pratt & Whitney (USA)
  • Rolls-Royce (UK)
  • Schaeffler
  • Shenyang Machine Tools (China)
  • Siemens AG
  • Sigma3D GmbH
  • South African Metrology Institute (NMISA)
  • SNK (Japan)
  • Tecnalia (Spain)
  • Toshiba Heavy Industry (Japan)
  • National Metrology Laboratory (Taiwan)
  • Volkswagen AG
  • Waldrich Coburg
  • Xian Machine Tool Institute (China)
  • Zeiss IMT GmbH
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