FARO to present at the 15th Annual Needham Growth Conference

         FARO to present at the 15th Annual Needham Growth Conference

PR Newswire

LAKE MARY, Fla., Jan. 9, 2013

LAKE MARY, Fla., Jan. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --FARO Technologies, Inc.,
(Nasdaq: FARO) the most trusted source in 3D measurement and imaging
solutions, announced that President and CEO Jay Freeland and Senior Vice
President and CFO Keith Bair will present at the 15^th Annual Needham Growth
Conference, January 15, 2013 at 9:20am EST at the New York Palace Hotel in New
York City.

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The audio will be simultaneously web cast at www.faro.com/needham-conference.

FARO recommends registering at least 15 minutes prior to the start of the
presentation to ensure timely access.

For more information on the FARO's global industries, applications and
products, visit www.faro.com.

About FARO

FARO is the world's most trusted source for 3D measurement technology. The
Company develops and markets computer-aided measurement and imaging devices
and software. Technology from FARO permits high-precision 3D measurement,
imaging and comparison of parts and compound structures within production and
quality assurance processes. The devices are used for inspecting components
and assemblies, production planning, documenting large volume spaces or
structures in 3D, surveying and construction, as well as for investigation and
reconstruction of accident sites or crime scenes.

Worldwide, approximately 15,000 customers are operating more than 30,000
installations of FARO's systems. The Company's global headquarters is located
in Lake Mary, Fla., its European head office in Stuttgart, Germany and its
Asia/Pacific head office in Singapore. FARO has branches in Brazil, Mexico,
Germany, United Kingdom, France, Spain, Italy, Poland, Netherlands, India,
China, Singapore, Malaysia, Vietnam, Thailand and Japan.

Further information: http://www.faro.com.

SOURCE FARO Technologies, Inc.

Website: http://www.faro.com
Contact: Keith Bair, Senior Vice President, CFO, keith.bair@faro.com,
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