September 29, 2022
Creaform introduced the engineering services and technologies that have enabled it to solve the most complex measurement problems and engineering challenges in the transportation industry.
Lévis, Québec, September 27, 2022— Creaform, a world leader in portable 3D measurement solutions and engineering services, opened its doors on September 15 for the second edition of its Innovation Day, under the theme Engineering and Mobility. Designed specifically for people working in the transportation industry, but also attended by small, medium and large companies in aerospace, NDT, product development and others, this edition aimed to present solutions that can support local companies in their most complex development projects.
More than 140 businesspeople from all over Quebec came to Creaform's offices in the Lévis Innoparc to evaluate the potential gains for their companies. The participants were treated to a full schedule, including a visit of the production facility and many practical and technical workshops, some of which were provided by partners, such as InnovMetric, Lortie Aviation and Cyberkar systems. In addition, some networking sessions allowed the various industry players to make initial contacts.
Guests were also treated to an exclusive conference by François Tremblay, president of Prevost and Volvo Bus North America, entitled Developing a strong brand supported by innovation. In addition, visitors were presented with a roundtable discussion on the topic of Transferring Innovation from R&D to Production. Panelists Marylin Boulanger, senior director of strategic planning at FLO/AddÉnergie, Daniel Leblanc, president and co-founder of inBe, Sylvie Jacques, senior director of continuous improvement at STERIS Canada and Martin Nadeau, director of production engineering and quality systems at Creaform discussed in depth the management of operations in an innovation context.
"Although Creaform is constantly pushing the boundaries of innovation, it is by putting the voice of the customer at the center of our thinking that we have built such a strong brand," said Fanny Truchon, CEO of Creaform, adding that "Innovation Day is the perfect opportunity for us to listen closely to that voice.” Philippe Cusson, vice-president of engineering services, emphasizes that "the involvement of all our partners, who are not only an integral part of this event, but also of Creaform's success and of innovation all over Quebec."
Never Stop Innovating, a motto that represents the core values of Creaform, from its beginning in 2002 all the way to 2022, which marks the 20th anniversary of the company. To this day, Creaform continues to develop, manufacture, and sell cutting edge 3D portable and automated measurement technologies that provide innovative solutions for applications such as 3D scanning, reverse engineering, quality control, non-destructive testing, product development, and numerical simulation (FEA/CFD). Its products and engineering services redefine the boundaries in a variety of industries, including automotive, aerospace, consumer products, heavy industries, manufacturing, oil and gas, power generation, research and education.
With headquarters and manufacturing operations in Lévis, Québec, Creaform is present in more than 85 countries, through its 14 local offices located all around the world and a network of over 125 distributors. Creaform is a business unit of AMETEK Inc., a leading global manufacturer of electronic instruments and electromechanical devices with 2021 sales of $5.5 billion.