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Metris Awards

  1. 1. Lyon d'Or 2009 Metris rewarded the Lyon d’Or Prize for its revolutionary LC60D laser scanner. The Lyon d’Or jury consisting of French trade press journalists selected Metris for the innovative character of the digital LC60D scanner that is of immediate benefit to users. This unique 3D laser scanner features superior scanning productivity, performance and robustness. Leeuw van de Export - Lion of the Export 2008 Metris was awarded by Flanders Investment and Trade agency for its exceptional international business performance over the past year. Metris CEO Bart van Coppenolle received the trophy from Flemish Minister of Economy and Foreign Trade. Best Performer Sales Growth 2007 Metris has received the "Best Performer Sales Growth 2007” award. The "Best Performers" awards are organised by "De Tijd", the reference newspaper in Belgium for financial news. Midest 2007 Prix Spécial for K-Robot At the occasion of the international Midest exhibition in Paris, Bernard Accoyer – Chairman of the French Parliament – awarded Metris the Midest Special Prize for Metris K-Robot equipped with MMD laser scanner. The innovative touch of this robotic laser scanner is that metrology accuracy is completely independent from robotic precision. Very high geometric accuracy is guaranteed through an optical CMM, which dynamically tracks the position of the 3D laser scanner on the robot arm.
  2. 2. Best Performer Sales Growth 2006 Metris has received the "Best Performer Sales Growth 2006” award. The "Best Performers" awards are organised by "De Tijd", the reference newspaper in Belgium for financial news. Best UK Export Ambassador Metris wins best UK export Ambassador, presented by the Belgian- Luxembourg Chamber or Commerce in Great Britain Metris, company or the year in Belgium, were selected as best UK export Ambassador due to their focus on exporting to the UK, their strong local base and its aggressive acquisition strategy resulting in three UK acquisitions in the charge year. Michel Vanhoonacker: The jury were most impressed with Metris s global export strategy. It makes a Nice change to a Belgian company buying British companies. Belgian "Enterprise of the Year 2006" Metris has received the Belgian “Enterprise of the Year” award. This prestigious award is organized for the 12th time by Ernst&Young in cooperation with De Tijd (leading financial newspaper), Fortis Bank and Kanaal Z (financial TV Channel). Ernst & Young organizes since 1995 the “Enterprise of the Year” award with the goal to emphasize the importance of innovating and fast growing companies. The selection of the nominees was in hands of an independent jury, that examined specific requirements such as entrepreneurship, business growth, strategic insight, excellent corporate governance, teamwork, all leading to successful results. Belgian Prime Minister Guy Verhofstadt has handed the award to Metris during the celebration on October 24th, 2006.
  3. 3. Dimensional Metrology Growth Strategy Leadership of the Year Metris has been selected by Frost & Sullivan as the recipient of the 2006 Frost & Sullivan Growth Strategy Leadership of the year Award for its strategies towards growth and outstanding contribution to the dimensional metrology industry. “Dedication in offering quality products, wide ranging product portfolio, and focused penetration into diverse end-user groups are some of the key performance indicators that validate the company’s achievements,” says Frost & Sullivan Research Analysts Madhan Dhandayutham and Prathima Bommakanti. "One of the key strategies of Metris is to not only grow organically but as well by acquisitions. This has aided not only in completing its total solutions portfolio, but also in building new products as demanded by the market," notes Dhandayutham. "It has also been successful in forming alliances with key end users and OEMs to expand its market presence." Customer Service Leadership Award LK, now part of Metris, offers emergency assistance, technical and application support, training, and help desk support and all these customer services make LK a company recognized for its customer service excellence. For the past 40 years, LK has emerged as a company that has devoted itself to customer satisfaction through customer service. Because of this focus on customer service, Frost & Sullivan recognizes the customer service initiatives and expertise of LK and confers the 2005 Customer Service leadership award on the company.