FARO Technologies Celebrates Mexico Service Center Grand Opening

       FARO Technologies Celebrates Mexico Service Center Grand Opening

PR Newswire

LAKE MARY, Fla., March 28, 2014

LAKE MARY, Fla., March 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FARO Technologies, Inc.
(NASDAQ: FARO) announces the grand opening of their Mexico Service Center near
Monterrey, Mexico on April 8, 2014. The capabilities of this new facility
make it possible for FARO to provide customers in Mexico with an unparalleled
customer service experience.

The FARO Mexico Service Center located near Monterrey, Mexico.

Kathleen J. Hall, Senior Vice President and Managing Director of Americas,
FARO Technologies, Inc. said, "The expansion of our service operations into
Mexico will allow us to provide a higher level of service to our customers
locally. Our new operations will enable customers to see reduced downtime and
lower transportation costs."

With over 22,000 square feet (2,043 square meters), this new service facility
will provide their customers with an exceptionally efficient and timely
manufacturing and customer service experience. The new service center will
offer product demonstrations and technology test drives, as well as equipment
loan capabilities for maintenance program customers. 7,200 square feet of this
new facility is devoted to service repair, which means that FARO will be able
to service products at the same level of high quality with a much quicker
turnaround time than having to import and export product out of the country.
With a rapidly growing customer base in Mexico, FARO looks forward to
responding more quickly to customer needs.

Kathleen J Hall adds, "The grand opening of our Mexico Service Center will
allow FARO to increase the connection to a rapidly growing customer base and
market needs. We are excited to express our commitment to the area and
recognize this strong growth in the manufacturing industry throughout Mexico
and Latin America."

What: Ribbon-cutting and grand opening ceremony
When: 1:00pm, April 8, 2014
Where: 3D Measurement Technologies, S. de R.L. de C.V., Ave. Centuria #215,
Parque Industrial Millenium, Apodaca, Nuevo Leon, C.P. 6660, Mexico
How: To register, visit
http://www2.faro.com/downloads/views/events/mexico-opening/index.php.

Known as an industrial powerhouse, the capital city of Monterrey is located in
the northeast state of Nuevo Leon. The city is home to 77 universities and 229
technical schools. With a strategic location just on the NAFTA corridor and a
modern city infrastructure, Monterrey accounts for 46% of the total
population's workforce. The capital city serves as a manufacturing base in
various sectors with macroeconomic stability and educational strength. The
growth of manufacturing in the Aerospace and Automotive industries has been
significant in this area, in particular. The infrastructure has been created
in order to support every component in the process of plane manufacturing,
repair, and service. Additionally, Mexico is the single largest exporter of
auto parts to the United States and leads in the manufacturing a wide
variation of products, including metal stamping, gasoline and engine parts,
sheet metal, and light duty motor vehicles.

All individuals who register for the event will receive an exclusive
registration pack and details on the ceremony. For more information or to
register, please visit
http://www2.faro.com/downloads/views/events/mexico-opening/index.php.

About FARO
FARO is the world's most trusted source for 3D measurement, imaging and
realization 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.

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SOURCE FARO Technologies, Inc.

Website: http://www.faro.com
Contact: Angela Spoto, Social Media and Public Relations Coordinator,
Angela.Spoto@faro.com, 407-333-9911
 
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