LMI Technologies, a global industry leader in 3D laser measurement and control sensor technology, announced that China Daheng Group Inc. Beijing Image Vision Technology Branch (Daheng) has signed on as an authorized distributor of Gocator 3D smart sensors in China. This distribution deal marks Gocator's entry into the world's second largest economy and arguably the most expansive manufacturing marketplace. The Gocator laser line smart sensors are all-in-one solutions that make 3D measurement and control for factory automation accessible to all levels of expertise.On Dec. 1, 2011, Joas Eklind took up his new role as president and CEO of Innovativ Vision AB in Linkoping, Sweden. Eklind was acting CEO of Innovativ Vision in 2009-2010 and has been CEO of various other international technology companies. He succeeds Mats Warstedt, who has left Innovativ Vision to head up a different company. "We are extremely pleased that Joas Eklind has accepted the position and is coming back to work with us. Joas knows the company and the industry and has plenty of useful experience of managing international companies. Joas also has the appropriate technical background and an understanding of our product," said Peter Viberg, chairman of the board at Innovativ Vision AB.