The Rodon Group Expands QA Capabilities for High Tech Marketplace


Rodon purchases quick video vision inspection equipment to assist in QA capability expansion

Hatfield, PA- (January 17, 2011) - The Rodon Group purchased a state-of-the-art vision inspection system for their QA Metrology Lab. The Mitutoyo QV-APEX404 Quick Vision measuring system is a non-contact, highly automated measurement solution that can perform measuring and inspection functions faster and more accurately than conventional methods. Inspection processes that once took hours can now be done in minutes with superior accuracy and a more streamlined and effective Statistical Process Control reporting (SPC). The new equipment has already proven to be very useful and effective on a variety of production parts manufactured for Rodon's customers as well as internally to assist with measuring and tooling design accuracy. Rodon saw the need for the equipment several years ago as the demand grew from some of their high end food grade and medical manufacturing customers for more precise, effective and efficient measuring and reporting. This post molding inspection device will efficiently and accurately address QA intensive applications for the high tech marketplace.

"This new vision system has allowed for a more efficient, effective and accurate way in which to perform precise measurements and data analysis, says Bob Dean, QA Manager. "It has also streamlined our process traceability capabilities thus making analysis and reporting that much easier and effective."

About The Rodon Group

The Rodon Group is a registered ISO 9001:2008 injection mold and plastic part manufacturer. We are proud to also be a green, land-fill free, facility. In business since 1956, the Rodon Group makes billions of parts each year at its 125,000 square foot facility in Hatfield, Pa... From the beginning, Rodon capitalized on its core manufacturing strengths including mold design, mold building and high volume parts manufacturing. These strengths are the foundation of Rodon's role as a high-volume molding specialist. With over 100 injection molding presses, Rodon is one of the largest family-owned and operated injection molders in the United States. The Rodon Group serves a diverse group of industries including consumer products, medical, construction, pharmaceutical and toys. Since 1992, Rodon has manufactured over 30 billion parts for the K'NEX building toy system, and is a subsidiary of K'NEX Brands, L.P. For more information visit www.rodongroup.com.

About Mitutoyo

Mitutoyo Corporation is the world's largest provider of measurement and inspection solutions offering the most complete selection of machines, sensors, systems and services with a line encompassing CMMs (Coordinate Measuring Machines), vision, form and finish measuring machines as well as precision tools and instruments, and metrology data management software. For more information, visit at www.mitutoyo.com

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Jill Worth

The Rodon Group

215.822.5544

jworth@rodongroup.com

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