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Carlson Software acquires Renishaw's mining, mapping and modules product lines

The Quarryman, Boretrak, C-ALS, Void Scanner, Merlin and ILM laser module product lines previously owned by Renishaw plc have been acquired by Carlson Software.

Renishaw announcement

We are delighted to announce that Carlson Software Inc has acquired the Quarryman, Boretrak, C-ALS, Void Scanner, Merlin and ILM laser module product lines previously owned by Renishaw plc.

This acquisition will enhance Carlson's existing product portfolio for the benefit of its customers, including former Renishaw customers.

Renishaw would like to thank all of its customers for their business over the past five years, and assure them that every effort has been made to ensure a smooth transition to Carlson. We wish Carlson every success in the future.

Customer orders and supplier transactions

Renishaw's unfulfilled customer orders and ongoing supplier transactions relating to the products at 1 September 2017 have been transferred to Carlson. Renishaw will continue to honour its existing warranty obligations for products supplied before 1 September 2017 via its repair centres in Canada and Australia.

Service and repair

For any repair or service requirements for products that are out of warranty, you may also contact Carlson, or existing Renishaw repair centres in Canada and Australia.

Contact Carlson for all future product requirements

33 East Second Street, Maysville, Kentucky USA 40156

T +1 606-564-5028

About Carlson

Founded in 1983, US-based Carlson Software Inc develops design and data analysis software tools for land surveying, civil engineering, construction and mining.

Already established in markets which are complementary to Renishaw's range of laser systems and sensors for high-performance mapping, surveying and measuring, Carlson currently supplies rugged, high-performance surveying hardware known for durability.

The company is dedicated to matching the best hardware with the best application software focused on ease of use, powerful feature sets, tech support and software integration.

Carlson Software will maintain a production and design office in York, UK and will begin production of Quarryman and Boretrak additionally in the US in our Maysville, Kentucky corporate offices. We will be the first point of contact for service work on Carlson-sold products, and we will endeavour to match the exemplary customer service that Renishaw is known for. We will apply our software expertise to both the user interface and post-processing of scan and Boretrak data going forward.

Bruce Carlson, USA