Creaform Inc

Creaform Inc

Creaform is a world-class company founded in 2002. We develop, manufacture and distribute innovative portable 3D measurement technologies, and we are a leading provider of 3D engineering services. Our wide range of products and services are being used worldwide by more than 2500 clients from various industries such as automotive, aerospace, manufacturing, consumer products, research & education, NDT, heavy industries and power generation. The head office is located in Lévis, Québec, Canada, and we have offices in France, Germany, China, Japan and India. We employ more than 300 people all around the world, and our distribution network counts more than 150 distributors worldwide. We invite you to browse through this section to get to know our company better.

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4700 rue de la Pascaline , Lévis , Quebec G6W 0L9 Canada
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Industry Type:
Monitoring and Testing
Market Focus:
Globally (various continents)
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Mission Statement

Creaform’s mission is to develop, manufacture and market cutting edge portable 3D measurement and analysis technologies that increase productivity. Through its expertise and the passion and commitment of its employees, Creaform helps companies from the manufacturing industry to seamlessly create, simulate, verify, and collaborate in 3D, significantly enhancing their turnaround times and profitability.

Value Statement Innovation

At Creaform, we are pioneers. We venture where nobody else has yet dared to tread, boldly designing products and technology for projects that were once beyond the imagination. We redefine the boundaries of the 3D universe by constantly pushing back the limits of technology.


We are on fire, driven by the conviction that nothing is impossible. We invest ourselves heart and soul to transform the projects we imagine into reality. We trace our future road with pride and enthusiasm.


The path to technological innovation is paved with obstacles. Yet this is the path we have chosen, and we follow it with perseverance, ambition, and assurance. Whatever the weather, we march onward with determination.


May: Launched its new range of Go!SCAN 3D color scanners: the 50 for mid-sized parts, and the 20 for small parts.

May: Launched its redesigned flagship product, the new HandySCAN 3D. Now 25 times faster, 40% more accurate, and 50% smaller.

May: Unveiled VXModel, a scan-to-CAD and scan-to-3D-print software module that integrates into VXelements.


February: Launched Go!MODEL, a reverse engineering and design tool developed in partnership with 3D Systems, for specific use with the Go!SCAN 3D portable scanner.

April: Launched a scanner for healthcare partners.

May: Launched MetraSCAN-R robot-mounted scanners.

June: Creaform ranked 333 in the PROFIT 500 2013, a Canadian list of the most profitable companies.

September: Creaform presents its new Education program and packages.

September: Launched Pipecheck 2.1, a pipeline integrity assessment software.

October: AMETEK acquires Creaform.


March: Inauguration of the Industrial Research Chair NSERC-Creaform on 3D scanning: 3D-CREATION with partner Université Laval.

April: Creaform unveils new corporate branding.

May: Creaform launches the MetraSCAN 210 scanner and the C-Link functionality.

September: Creaform releases version 2.0 of VXelements.

October: Creaform launches the new Go!SCAN 3D handheld white light 3D scanner.


December: Sale of the 1500th Handyscan 3D unit

November: Acquisition of Genicad, an engineering services company

October: Launch of the MetraSCAN optical CMM 3D scanner

September: Launch of VXelements, an all-in-one 3D data acquisition software

July: Certification by the National Institute of Metrology (NIM) of China

May: Opening of the Germany office and launch of the C-Track 380 and C-Track 1480

April: Opening of the European Calibration Center in Grenoble, France


January: Acquisition of InSpeck, world leader in 3D scanning of the human body

September: Creaform introduces the UNIscan, the entry-level Handyscan 3D scanner

May: The London Natural History Museum buys the 1000th Handyscan 3D scanner


December: Creaform launches the MAXscan 3D scanner and the HandyPROBE, the arm-free, portable CMM

August: Creaform introduces the VIUscan, the colour laser scanner

June: Creaform Japan opens

January: Creaform acquires Acti CM


December: Creaform Shanghai opens

October: NASA buys the 400th Handyscan 3D unit

September: Creaform introduces the high-res EXAscan


June: First Handyscan 3D laser scanner is launched

February: Creaform France opens


May: Creaform takes off in Lévis, Québec, Canada