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History

2017

May
Creaform wins in the HR Achievement category at Pléiades, a local award given by the Chambre de commerce de Lévis.

May
MaxSHOT Next receives Red Dot Award: Product Design 2017.

May
Launch of VXelements 6.0.

April
Launch of new MaxSHOT 3D Next and MaxSHOT 3D Next|Elite.

April
Creaform wins in the Innovative Manufacturer Investissement Québec category at Les Mercuriades, a prestigious award in Quebec’s business community

March
HandySCAN 3D scanner gets certified by Airbus

2016

October
Opening of a new office in Italy

June
New quality control lineup wins Red Dot: Product Design 2016 Best of the Best!

June
Launch of new MetraSCAN 3D R-Series for automated inspection

May
Creaform’s engineering division announces major expansion

May
Launch of Pipecheck 3.3 to further address NDT service companies and pipeline operators’ safety needs

April 
Launch of the latest version of VXinspect optimized for new scanning and probing systems

April
Creaform unveils new HandyPROBE Next portable CMM re-engineered to tackle modern shop-floor quality control challenges

March
Creaform further enhances VXmodel for additive manufacturing and scan-based reverse engineering

January
Stratasys and Creaform extend joint marketing agreement to China and Hong Kong

2015

December
Creaform dedicates over half a million dollars' worth of equipment to engineering education

October
Pipecheck is compatible with ultrasonic testing (UT) devices

October
VXmodel now features direct transfer to SOLIDWORKS

October
Advanced GD&T functionalities are added to the new release of VXinspect

June
Release of Pipecheck 3.1 compatible with ASME B31.8 standard

May
Stratasys and Creaform announce joint marketing agreement

May
Creaform in partnership with AGT robotics launch new ScanMaster, a turnkey scanning solution for automated quality control applications

May
Release of major new functionalities for VXmodel 3D scan-to-CAD software 

April
Launch of VXinspect, 3D inspection software for contact and non-contact measurements

April
HandySCAN 3D wins prestigious Red Dot: Product Design 2015!

April
Inauguration of US office in California to further support sales and service coverage from coast to coast across North America

January
Creaform opens offices in Korea

2014

October
Pipecheck 3.0 is launched at ASNT Conference

May
Major Pipecheck release for pipeline integrity and degradation assessment

May
Launch of VXremote, Creaform’s remote access software application

May
Creaform presents the perfect 3D scanning solution for 3D printing applications

May
Creaform opens new office in Montréal, Québec.

May
Launched its new range of Go!SCAN 3D color scanners: the 50 for mid-sized parts, and the 20 for small parts.

May
Launched its redesigned flagship product, the new HandySCAN 3D. Now 25 times faster, 40% more accurate, and 50% smaller.

May
Unveiled VXModel, a scan-to-CAD and scan-to-3D-print software module that integrates into VXelements.

2013

February
Launched Go!MODEL, a reverse engineering and design tool developed in partnership with 3D Systems, for specific use with the Go!SCAN 3D portable scanner.

April
Launched a scanner for healthcare partners.

May
Launched MetraSCAN-R robot-mounted scanners.

June
Creaform ranked 333 in the PROFIT 500 2013, a Canadian list of the most profitable companies.

September
Creaform presents its new Education program and packages.

September
Launched Pipecheck 2.1, a pipeline integrity assessment software.

October
AMETEK acquires Creaform.

2012

March 
Inauguration of the Industrial Research Chair NSERC-Creaform on 3D scanning: 3D-CREATION with partner Université Laval.

April
Creaform unveils new corporate branding.

May
Creaform launches the MetraSCAN 210 scanner and the C-Link functionality.

September
Creaform releases version 2.0 of VXelements.

October
Creaform launches the new Go!SCAN 3D handheld white light 3D scanner.

2011

December
Sale of the 1500th Handyscan 3D unit

November
Acquisition of Genicad, an engineering services company

October
Launch of the MetraSCAN optical CMM 3D scanner

September
Launch of VXelements, an all-in-one 3D data acquisition software

July
Certification by the National Institute of Metrology (NIM) of China

May
Opening of the Germany office and launch of the C-Track 380 and C-Track 1480

April
Opening of the European Calibration Center in Grenoble, France 

2010

January
Acquisition of InSpeck, world leader in 3D scanning of the human body

September
Creaform introduces the UNIscan, the entry-level Handyscan 3D scanner

May
The London Natural History Museum buys the 1000th Handyscan 3D scanner 

2009

December
Creaform launches the MAXscan 3D scanner and the HandyPROBE, the arm-free, portable CMM

August
Creaform introduces the VIUscan, the colour laser scanner

June
Creaform Japan opens

January
Creaform acquires Acti CM 

2007

December
Creaform Shanghai opens

October
NASA buys the 400th Handyscan 3D unit

September
Creaform introduces the high-res EXAscan

2005

June
First Handyscan 3D laser scanner is launched

February
Creaform France opens

2002

May
Creaform takes off in Lévis, Québec, Canada