LK Metrology, Inc. and The Precision Measurement Group of The Cross Company Enter Into New Sales Agreement

LK Metrology, Inc. and the Precision Measurement Group of the Cross Company have finalized a new sales agreement that brings the LK Metrology line of CMMs and related metrology products to the Cross Company’s broad expanse of calibration labs and service centers across the Southeast and Central United States.

Joe Szymanski, Vice President Sales and Marketing for LK Metrology, Inc. in North America, says, “This new partnership is an important milestone for LK Metrology’s continuing sales strategy to bring highly knowledgeable and trained metrology specialists and added facilities to our sales and marketing team. Currently, the Cross Company has over twenty physical locations throughout the United States and its Precision Measurement Group is one of the leading industrial measurement service companies nationwide. Over the next twelve months we will begin providing LK Metrology demo CMMs and other metrology products to Cross test and measurement labs in Greenville, SC; Louisville, KY and Oklahoma City, OK.”

John Meisner, Cross Precision Measurement Group Director of Sales, explains,” At Cross, our focus is to partner with some of the best and well-known suppliers in our industry. Together we solve industries’ most challenging applications and create a unique experience working together to develop innovative solutions. LK Metrology, Inc., with their impressive broad range of high-quality CMMs, software and related metrology products, will provide new state-of-the-art measuring technology to many of our industrial measurement service centers.”

Szymanski adds, “We’re very excited about this new partnership, and are confident it will be good fit for both companies and provide our expanding customer base with the highest level of industrial measurement sales and service.”

About LK Metrology

LK Metrology is renowned for innovative metrology solutions and services. The company’s products, including coordinate measuring machines (CMM), metrology software and related metrology products are used worldwide to control and improve the quality of manufactured components. Its precision technology underpins the process chain from design, development, production, and assembly through to quality assurance in global industries such as automotive, aerospace, defense, motorsport, energy, medical and contract inspection.

Established in England in 1963, LK Metrology has an impressive heritage in metrology dating back to the birth of CMM technology. Founded by CMM pioneer Norman Key and his father-in-law Jim Lowther, LK Metrology is credited with many of the CMM industry’s firsts including the first bridge-type design, first OEM to integrate computers, first to use a touch trigger probe, first to develop inspection software, first to use all air bearings and granite guideways, first to use carbon fiber composite spindles, first to use microprocessor-controlled drive systems, first to produce a truly thermally stable CMM and first to produce a high-accuracy horizontal-spindle CMM.

In 2018, LK Metrology was relaunched as an independent CMM manufacturer after several years as a division of Nikon Metrology. Headquartered in the UK, LK’s CMM development and production are at the company’s facility in Castle Donington. Sales and support offices are located in the UK, North America, Belgium, France, Germany, Italy and China, supplemented by a worldwide distributor network.

About Cross Company

Cross Company is a 100% employee-owned industrial solutions company that is innovating the industrial world, one customer at a time. The company was founded in Greensboro, North Carolina in 1954 and has over 650 associates and 20 locations throughout the Southeast and Midwest. Cross specializes in robotics and machine automation, industrial measurement and calibration, process flow and safety technologies, process control integration, industrial and hydraulic hoses & fittings, and as an original equipment supplier in the mobile vehicle systems integration industry. Cross Company’s corporate headquarters remain in Greensboro, NC and it has major facilities in Knoxville, TN, Gastonia, NC, Whitsett, NC, and Oklahoma City, OK.