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  • Metrology in Manufacturing

    November 16, 2018

    It is important to note Metrology is the science of measurement. Now, how does this fit into the manufacturing world? The answer is simple, through quality assurance. Manufacturing revolves around hundreds or thousands of parts being produced each week. These parts must meet precise specifications to ensure quality is met. This is where metrology comes […]

  • Meet the GRM Staff | Seth Damoose

    Meet the GRM Staff | Seth Damoose

    March 29, 2017

      Name: Seth Damoose Hometown: Rapid City, South Dakota Title at GRM: Technical Sales Manager Branch: Grand Rapids Time working at GRM: 10 years this April What is an average day of work like for you? Busy. There is a lot of communication with customers on the phone, through email, and in person. Interactions with […]

  • Temperature Mapping of Ovens

    Temperature Mapping of Ovens

    January 23, 2017

    Recently, Grand Rapids Metrology was contacted by a manufacturing company. They were curious about the possibility of temperature gradients inside of their inert gas ovens. Before approaching GRM, the company was utilizing single point measurement. Although single point measurement provides accurate temperature data for an oven, it does not provide enough data to determine the […]

  • GRM’s New Partnership with Sika USA Inc.

    GRM’s New Partnership with Sika USA Inc.

    December 7, 2016

    In November of this year, Grand Rapids Metrology added a new metrology supplier to its arsenal; Sika USA Inc. Sika is based in Germany with a regional office in Sturtevant, Wisconsin, just thirty minutes south of Milwaukee. Their company history resembles Grand Rapids Metrology’s long history as Sika was established over 100 years ago, and […]

  • Benefits of Using a Single Source Vendor

    Benefits of Using a Single Source Vendor

    July 27, 2016

    In 2013 we changed our name from Grand Rapids Scale to Grand Rapids Metrology to better communicate our expanded scope of capabilities. The word scale has a limited connotation, however the word metrology, the scientific study of measurement, has just the opposite. Before 2013, the services that followed our name were that of a scale […]