Laser Based Machine
Alignment Services and Systems
AIM, founded in 1996, is a leading provider of laser based process
alignment services, laser machine alignment, laser equipment alignment
and laser measurement systems in the Central and Eastern United States
and Canada. We service many different industrial fields, but specialize
in metals, paper and plastics.
The experts at AIM provide more
than just measurement data. AIM
is an industry leader in laser based measurement and machine alignment
services with the ability to solve complex process problems. Our
achievements in process improvements are second to none. Our
experienced engineers and technicians have in-depth process knowledge
and are trained in the use of advanced laser based measurement
equipment and methods. AIM personnel hold several patents on laser
equipment and processes. Learn more about the AIM
is Alignment Important?
Process alignment is a foundation to
process control. Proper
machine alignment addresses a wide variety
of process, quality, machine and equipment problems.
The use of
advanced laser machine alignment systems ensures the accurate alignment
of equipment and yields a wide range of benefits such as improved
product quality, faster line speeds, extended equipment life, reduced
waste and downtime.
Contact AIM to learn
more about our laser machine alignment services.
is the Benefit of a
The best datum for aligning equipment
is the process centerline. The AIM method of using an offset baseline
creates a universal reference for the entire process. Using the single
baseline eliminates the multiple setups required with conventional
optics, improves accuracy, increases speed and allows the data to be
repeated at unrelated time intervals.
is a Laser Tracker?
Much hype has been made of the
Laser Tracker systems currently available on the market. These are
sophisticated systems that were originally designed for use by NASA to
measure the gimballing motion of the rocket vectoring nozzles. AIM
founder, Bill Wick, was involved in the development of one of three
manufacturers Laser Tracker systems. The use of Laser Tracker systems
in a clean, stable and controlled environment has been successful (i.e.
aerospace and some automotive). However the application of the Laser
Tracker in a typical industrial setting has been less successful.
Customer feedback indicates repeatability of the Laser Tracker becomes
the most significant issue in many industrial settings.
believes it is ethically and
professionally responsible to practice safe work habits. Your business
can have peace of mind knowing that AIM has gone more than 8 years
without an OSHA recordable accident. AIM takes a proactive approach by
beginning every service appointment with a safety huddle to review and
discuss job scope for a safe and efficient work day. We are a member
contractor with ISNetworld, an industry-leading provider of safety and
health conformance verification.
Laser Based Patents
At AIM innovation is always in motion! Our passion for excellence has
led us to develop fixtures, methods and non-contact measurement systems
that are unmatched in the industry. AIM personnel hold several patents
on laser equipment and processes. Simply put, AIM
can do things no
one else can. Among these is the
ability to measure enclosed rolls
(i.e. furnace rolls, acid rolls, etc.) Contact
AIM today and put our creativity and experience to work for you.
was recently featured in the
March/April issue of Paper360
Magazine for their ongoing
success in solving process problems in the paper industry. AIM
can help you solve your process and quality
"AIM did fantastic work
yesterday here on
our line in TN. They worked their tails off for 12+ hours, went the
extra mile and did all we asked and more. As a result, we have a much
better, accurate measurement of the location of our line control
problems and where we need to focus our attention. Thanks very much and
I would recommend your services to anyone with potential alignment
- International Plastics Supplier
They can collect the
data in a couple of hours and use the rest of the shift to help us make
corrections. It takes the optical guys a full 8 hours just to collect
the data - no time to make changes."
- Global Supplier of Specialty Paper
need for machine alignment services? Use our Emergency Service Form
contact AIM outside of normal business hours.
your convenience, AIM now
accepts most major credit cards.