Our history

Our history 1

Metrologic Group designs and sells 3D measurement software solutions, electronic devices and related services. The group provides innovative industrial solutions and products for measurements in a precision range from 1 micron up to 1 millimeter.

Metrologic Group’s solutions are designed primarily for the automotive industry, aerospace, industrial manufacturing, consumer products, power generation, the medical industries, and robots, CMMs and measuring devices manufacturers.

Founded in 1980 in France, Metrologic Group is now a worldwide company with 6 subsidiaries and 18 certified resellers, covering more than 30 different countries.

Since july 2018, Metrologic Group is part of Sandvik Machining Solutions, the tooling business area of the Sandvik Group.

Our history 2

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Foundation of Metrologic Group in Meylan by Philippe Cimadomo and Gilles Bartoli, aged 19 years and both were studying electronics engineering.


First digital read out, first geometrical inspection and geometrical compensation.


A technological turning point. Recognizing the importance of the market, Metrologic Group takes a new technical direction to the Metrologic software development.


Development and sale of the first universal, advanced DCC controller for CMM.


Subsidiary opening in Germany near Stuttgart.


Subsidiary opening in the USA (Detroit, Michigan).


Development, with Dassault Systems, of the Catia V5 embedded metrology inspection suite, Metrolog Inspection V5.


Metrologic Group moves to new, larger premises, in Meylan, France.


Silma XG release: Integration of simulation technology to Metrologic Group’s DNA.


First integration of an optical scanner on a CMM with one single software and the ME5007.


First advanced point cloud acquisition in a 3D measurement software, with a metrology analysis approach.


Subsidiary opening in Spain.


Subsidiary opening in China.


Metrologic USA sets up its North American innovation center in a 1,000 square meter facility in Wixom, Michigan.


Acquisition of ATT, an American three-dimensional measurement services company based in Seattle.


First robotic inspection cell with laser radar technology installed in the automotive industry.


Set up of local support team in Curitiba, Brazil.


Metrologic Germany moves to a new German innovation center, a 700 square meter facility in Uhingen.


Launch of Metrolog and Silma X4 i-Robot, inline automated robotic inspection solution.


Launch of Metrolog X4 i-Holo, the first augmented reality inspection solution.


First robot inspection collaborative kart (Kuka KMR) fully controlled by a 3D measurement software, Metrolog X4.


First achievement of absolute accuracy with a robot (CMR) with Stäubli and Kreon.


Our partner Creaform launches CUBE-R driven by X4 i-Robot


Sandvik completes the acquisition of Metrologic Group in July 2018.



Updated Thursday April 9th, 2020


In these times of change, we need to be proactive and adapt to a world that will be different.  Not only does this apply to us as a technological company but most importantly to our customers who will grow different set of expectations. More than ever, time has come to step up to evolving market demands: we are committed to implementing radical changes to support our end-users. Starting today.


Updated Tuesday March 17th, 2020


At Metrologic Group, safety is our number one priority. We are committed to providing you with the best possible customer experience while protecting our staff. As of Tuesday March 17th noon France is in partial lockdown and we will be applying government mandatory measures.  All of our team is able to operate and work remotely in secured locations.

Preventing the further spread of COVID-19 is a shared responsibility for us all.

We are monitoring and enforcing all guidelines set out by local governments in the countries in which we operate, whether related to local requirements, general hygiene or to travel restrictions.

During this time, we are doing our best to maintain 100% of our technical support services by phone, email or remote assistance.  If you have any technical problems using our solution or need simple assistance, you can contact us normally through the usual channels and locally available phone numbers:


  • • Technical Support: hotline [at] metrologic.fr  (replace [at] by @)
  • • Find and contact your local support
  • • Technical Support for France Hotline Direct Access Number: +33-476-043-033
  • • Or locate your nearest Subsidiary/resseller for local support.
  • • General or Commercial Inquiries: +33-476-043-030
  • • Extranet Link


Trainings, on-site assistance and business trips are cancelled until further notice.

However, our team of experts is available to perform virtual/remote training to support your needs:  contact your local focal to learn more on how we have adpated to the situation to keep providing training on our full range of software solutions.

We will continue to keep you informed as we go along and we invite you to regularly consult this page for the latest information.


Thank you and stay safe,

The Metrologic Group Team

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