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Microscan Expands into New Corporate Headquarters

OMRON Automation - Americas

RENTON, Washington, July 2009 — Microscan, a global technology leader for precision data acquisition and control solutions, today announced its upcoming move to a new, larger corporate headquarters and manufacturing facility. The move reflects the company’s recent growth, as Microscan’s technology, patents, products and solutions offerings have tripled during the past 12 months. 

Microscan will remain in the Seattle suburb area of Renton, Washington. The move to this new larger facility provides a base of operations for Microscan’s current corporate and manufacturing staff, while satisfying near-term growth requirements to keep pace with the company’s aggressive global development plan. The new facility combines expanded offices, technology laboratories, customer training and demo rooms, and a state-of-the-art manufacturing production floor. 

“Microscan is truly a world-class company with many large Global 2000 customers and partners, plus sales and service locations around the world,” says Jeff Timms, Microscan President. “I am pleased that in spite of this challenging economy, we have been able to build a top-notch organization and keep our headquarters here in Renton. This new facility will be the ideal venue for showcasing our solutions and growing our business further while hosting customers, prospects and partners in a first-rate setting.” 

“This new facility is significantly larger and showcases the leading edge of technology throughout,” continues John Grein, Microscan Vice President of Operations and QA. “It better supports our Focused Factory manufacturing teams, to provide even higher levels of quality and efficiency.” Microscan has received national recognition for quality leadership in the U.S. by Quality magazine in recent years. 

Beyond corporate headquarters in the U.S., Microscan has regional headquarters located in Singapore and the Netherlands with multiple sales offices worldwide. Microscan has an additional R&D technology and solutions center located in Nashua, New Hampshire.

Microscan’s new global headquarters address will be 700 SW 39th St., Renton, WA 98057. 

About Microscan
Microscan is a global leader in technology for precision data acquisition and control solutions serving a wide range of automation and OEM applications. Founded in 1982, Microscan has a strong history of technology innovation including the invention of the first laser diode barcode scanner and the 2D symbology, Data Matrix. Today, Microscan remains a technology leader in machine vision and automatic identification with extensive solutions ranging from basic barcode reading up to complex machine vision inspection, gauging, and measurement. 

As an ISO 9001:2000 certified company recognized for quality leadership in the U.S., Microscan is known and trusted by customers worldwide as a provider of quality, high precision products. Microscan is a Spectris company. 


Laura Hoffman, Director of Marketing 
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