Q: Is FARO a publicly held company?
A: FARO went public in September 1997, and is traded on the NASDAQ exchange under "FARO"
Q: Where is the company's headquarters?
A: Lake Mary, FL. 10 Miles north of Orlando.
Q: What does FARO manufacture?
A: FARO features a complete line of measurement, reverse engineering, graphical reporting and SPC software and technical services specifically targeted at shop floor manufacturing applications.
Q: How many people does FARO Technologies, Inc. employ?
A: FARO presently has over 325 employees worldwide.
Q: Where does FARO have manufacturing plants and sales offices?
A: FARO's world-wide presence includes corporate headquarters in Lake Mary, FL, European headquarters in Stuttgart, European offices in France and the UK, an office in Canada, Japan, as well as seven offices in the US. Please see our contact screen for exact locations.
Q: What does the word FARO stand for?
A: The word FARO means "lighthouse". FARO has consistently strived to be a "beacon of light" in Computer-Aided Manufacturing Measurement.
Q: When did FARO begin?
A: FARO began in 1981. Please see our company information page for more details.
Q: How did FARO begin?
A: FARO began as a research and development firm, and evolved into a manufacturer of medical diagnostic and surgical products. In the early 1990's Faro transitioned into the leading supplier of CAM2 products for the Industrial/manufacturing industry through technology innovation.
Q: What does FARO have planned for the future?
A: FARO will continue to push the state-of-the-art in technology designed expressly for in-production measurement, design data access on the shop floor, reporting of measured data compared to design, and real-time statistical process control for both individual parts as well as plant-wide data management.