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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 […]

  • How to Properly Store and Handle Test Weights

    October 3, 2018

    Test weights are used to perform calibrations. It is very important to maintain their accuracy, and to do so there needs to be proper handling and storage of the test weights. If their accuracy is compromised, then calibrations will be off and product will be out of spec.   Class 1-7 test weights are held […]

  • What’s Involved in Obtaining a Truck Scale?

    July 10, 2018

    Let’s start with the basics. Why would a company need a truck scale? A truck scale has many uses from determining the weight of bulk goods to ensuring trucks are compliant with vehicle weight limit. They collect incoming and outgoing weight to make sure legal-for-trade requirements are met. They are used for transaction pricing, profit […]

  • Types of Calibration

    Types of Calibration

    February 1, 2017

    The service of calibration is a major facet of Grand Rapids Metrology’s business. When seeking the calibration of equipment, you, the customer, should be aware of the various methods of calibration we offer. First, GRM provides In-House Calibrations. This type of calibration occurs when GRM technicians use our A2LA accredited ISO 17025, environmentally controlled calibration […]

  • Investment in Technology

    Investment in Technology

    September 21, 2016

    Important CERTLINK Changes In July of 2014, Grand Rapids Metrology launched its incredible online calibration management system- CERTLINK. This software has allowed our customers the ability to easily view and maintain their calibration certifications, equipment list (including manufacturer, model number, serial number, etc.), review their calibration schedules, and see full reports from previous calibrations. The […]

  • Community Service Initiative

    Community Service Initiative

    September 14, 2016

    This August, Grand Rapids Metrology implemented a new Community Service initiative for its full time employees. Here at GRM we recognize the importance of supporting our community, so we want to give our team the time and opportunity to do so. This new program will award GRM employees 8 hours of annual paid time-off to […]