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Testimonials: Web and Surface Inspection

 

 
    
The Llanwern works rolls and coats strip steel. Today, some 1600 employees roll more than 1.5 million tons of steel a year.


“Corus’ decision to invest in cutting-edge inspection technology was born out of a synergy between customer and supplier. Corus is focused on delivering world-class service and support, together with top quality products. The major investment we made in on-line surface inspection gives us added confidence that the products we supply to our customers meets their exact requirements. Cognex supplied us a well proven system that has added value to our operations and is already delivering benefits to our customers. There are many other inspection systems available but choosing Cognex was the right thing for Corus. They not only installed a first-class quality system but they continue to work closely with us as part of a team which puts the customer and quality first.”

Mr. Stephen J George, Manufacturing Manager
Corus Strip Products

 
    
In its Crawfordsville, Indiana facility, Nucor produces Carbon steel sheet in hot rolled, cold rolled, pickled, floor plate, and galvanized coils. They also produce Stainless steel sheet in hot rolled, cold rolled, and pickled coils.


“We are very pleased with our new Hot Mill inspection systems, both SmartView and streaming video. We are even more impressed with the people of COGNEX and the support we have received. We look forward to a longstanding relationship with COGNEX. MANY THANKS!!!”

Mr. Neil Brown , Hot Mill Metallurgist
Nucor Steel

 
    
Pliant Corporation is a leading producer of value-added film and flexible packaging products for food, personal care, medical, industrial and agricultural markets.

“I find the Cognex systems very reliable and the support from Cognex has been excellent. The new LED light sources have worked very well and I am very pleased not to have to change the bulbs for 5 or 6 years. The software is user friendly compared with our old inspection systems and we are picking up defects that the old systems missed. SmartView seems to be better able to classify “true” holes than the systems we replaced. Our old systems would occasionally classify thin spots as a holes”

Mr. Jeff Franklin, Plant Systems Technician
Pliant Corporation

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