FARO Technologies Celebrates Mexico Service Center Grand Opening

 LAKE MARY, Fla., March 28, 2014 /CNW/ - 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.  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.  Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140328/FL93264 Logo -  http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110415/MM84316LOGO    SOURCE  FARO Technologies, Inc.  Angela Spoto, Social Media and Public Relations Coordinator,  Angela.Spoto@faro.com, 407-333-9911  http://www.faro.com  http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110415/MM84316LOGO  http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140328/FL93264  PRN Photo Desk, photodesk@prnewswire.com  To view this news release in HTML formatting, please use the following URL:  http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2014/28/c7665.html  CO: FARO Technologies, Inc. ST: Florida NI: SOF  
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