German Shipbuilder Uses Leica Geosystems

Maritime Activity Reports, Inc.

March 25, 2011

According to a report from Manufacturingtalk.com, the surveying team at Meyer Werft, a shipbuilder based in Northern Germany, uses instruments only from Leica Geosystems to ensure high accuracy is maintained at all points of manufacture. New ships are put together from more than 60 individual sections called blocks, which can weigh up to 800 tonnes each. Consistent measurements are crucial because correcting mistakes is virtually impossible.
 
(Source: Manufacturingtalk.com)
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