BRIGHTON, MI - September 11, 2012 - Nikon Metrology Inc. and Penske Racing today jointly announced a multi-year partnership agreement that makes Nikon Metrology the Official Supplier of Dimensional Metrology Products and Services to Penske Racing.
Penske Racing, known as the "New York Yankees of motorsports" with over 23 national championships, including 12 in Indy Car racing, is the standard for excellence in motorsports. In its efforts to achieve continuous improvement, Penske Racing wanted to further enhance its advanced technology and manufacturing methods and the organization followed that to the conclusion of the need for a premier Metrology provider. That search led to Nikon Metrology.
"When Penske Racing approached us, we recognized immediately the fit between two leaders in their respective fields," said Hajime Kosawa, Managing Director of Nikon Metrology, Inc. "Our North American Technology Center in Brighton, MI has extensive experience working with automotive companies, and this is a very logical extension, combining our experience and products with Penske Racing's leadership in motorsports and its quest for continuous improvement and realized results."
Nikon Metrology is one of the largest global providers of metrology products and value-added services, with one of the widest range of products.
"To have Nikon Metrology team with us helps Penske Racing continue its winning ways and further extend our footprint by expanding the boundaries in ways to improve," said John Moloney, General Manager of Penske Technology Group. "Our commitment to putting forth the most competitive and advanced race cars possible has been improved greatly with Nikon Metrology as a partner."
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ABOUT PENSKE RACING
Penske Racing is one of the most successful teams in the history of professional sports. Competing in a variety of disciplines, cars owned and prepared by Penske Racing have produced 362 major race wins, including 15 Indianapolis 500 victories, 423 pole positions and 23 National Championships. For more information about Penske Racing, please visit www.penskeracing.com.
ABOUT NIKON METROLOGY
Nikon Metrology offers the most complete and innovative metrology product portfolio, including state-of-the-art vision measuring instruments complemented with optical inspection and mechanical 3D metrology solutions. These reliable and innovative products respond to the advanced inspection requirements of manufacturers active in consumer, automotive, aerospace, electronics, medical and other industries. For more information, visit www.nikonmetrology.com.
Product-related inquiries may be directed to Nikon Metrology, Inc. at 810-220-4360 or Marketing_US@NikonMetrology.com