February 22, 2018
Quebec-based business banks on leadership continuity and solid legacy to further its vision for the future
Creaform a worldwide leader in accurate portable 3D measurement solutions and engineering services, today announced the promotion Fanny Truchon as Business Unit Manager, effective March 1, 2018. Ms. Truchon succeeds Martin Lamontagne, Creaform founder and current Business Unit Manager.
With our new modern headquarters coming to full operational capacity and the management team’s unwavering focus on the next phase of Creaform’s long-term vision, I felt the time was now right for me to pursue the next chapter in my career,” comments Mr. Lamontagne. “Fanny has the proven management expertise, broad understanding of the dimensional-measurement market, and extensive internal experience to make a significant contribution to Creaform’s continued successful evolution.”
Ms. Truchon has served as Vice-President of Operations and Customer Support since 2013. During her tenure, she was responsible for the implementation of a world-class production and supply chain management system. She also played a key role in the relocation of its factory headquarters.
Ms. Truchon’s promotion is the culmination of more than 25 years of experience in the strategic management of manufacturing operations that includes positions with such industry leaders as Louis Garneau Sports and Procter & Gamble, at which she worked for 12 years.
“On behalf of AMETEK, I want to thank Martin for his dedication to Creaform and significant contributions in helping create its market vision,” states Bruce Wilson, Senior Vice President & General Manager, AMETEK Ultra Precision Technologies. “Under his inspiring leadership, Creaform has established itself among the ranks of global industry leaders in 3-D metrology.”
“Martin also led the successful 2013 integration of Creaform into AMETEK, following its acquisition. Now, with Fanny Truchon taking the lead, I am very confident that Creaform will continue to deliver exceptional results and provide exciting careers to its more than 500 employees worldwide,” adds Mr. Wilson.
With the recent inauguration of its new factory headquarters, Creaform continues its aggressive growth plan with more than 50 available positions at its new HQ and offices worldwide. Creaform is well positioned to further its mission in providing innovative, portable 3D measurement solutions and engineering services.
Creaform develops, manufactures, and sells 3D portable measurement technologies and specializes in engineering services. The company offers innovative solutions, such as 3D scanning, reverse engineering, quality control, non-destructive testing, product development, and numerical simulation (FEA/CFD). Its products and services cater to a variety of industries, including automotive, aerospace, consumer products, heavy industries, health care, manufacturing, oil and gas, power generation, and research and education.
Along with its headquarters and manufacturing operations in Lévis, Québec, Creaform operates innovation centers in Lévis and Grenoble, France, and has direct sales operations in the United States, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, Brazil, China, Japan, Thailand, Korea, and Singapore.
Creaform is a unit of AMETEK Ultra Precision Technologies, a division of AMETEK Inc., a leading global manufacturer of electronic instruments and electromechanical devices, with annual sales of $4.3 billion.