Perceptron(R) Wins Second Strategic Helix(TM) Order From Japanese OEM

Perceptron(R) Wins Second Strategic Helix(TM) Order From Japanese OEM 
PLYMOUTH, MI -- (Marketwired) -- 09/23/13 --  Perceptron, Inc.
(NASDAQ: PRCP), a leading provider of information-based process
improvement solutions for non-contact measurement and inspection
applications, today announced that it has received a second Helix
order from a Japanese Original Equipment Manufacturer ('OEM') for
in-line dimensional gauging. The first order from this customer was
for a system at a manufacturing plant in the United Kingdom and was
received in May 2013. This new order is for a manufacturing facility
located in China.  
Harry T. Rittenour, Perceptron's President and CEO, said, "As I
mentioned in our fourth quarter and fiscal year 2013 earnings call,
this is significant for our company as it represents a follow-on
order from this particular Japanese manufacturer and utilizes our
Helix hardware and software platform. The first customer order was
what we refer to as a 'hybrid' system because it utilized robot
mounted Helix sensors to measure dimensional features on the car body
and fixed Tri-cam sensors to 'optically' locate the part using our
Visual Fixturing technology. This new order is also a hybrid system,
utilizing both fixed and robot mounted sensors, but in this case all
of the sensors are Helix."  
JP LaForest Perceptron's Managing Director for Asia added, "Our Helix
technology, and our Teams located in Japan, the U.S. and China, all
played an important part in winning this order. Installation of the
second order is expected to begin in approximately December of this
year. We continue to work closely with our customer and are hopeful
that successful installations of these two orders will lead to future
business with this particular OEM." 
About Perceptron
 Perceptron develops, produces, and sells
non-contact measurement and inspection solutions for industrial
applications. The Company's products provide solutions for
manufacturing process control as well as sensor and software
technologies for non-contact measurement and inspection applications.
Automotive and manufacturing companies throughout the world rely on
Perceptron's metrology solutions to help them manage their complex
manufacturing processes to improve quality, shorten product launch
times and reduce the costs associated with variation in the
manufacturing process. Perceptron also offers Value Added Services
such as training and customer support services. Headquartered in
Plymouth, Michigan, Perceptron has approximately 235 employees
worldwide, with operations in the United States, Germany, France,
Spain, Brazil, Japan, Singapore, China and India. 
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Company Contact:
Perceptron, Inc.
Mark Hoefing
(734) 414-4680