Creaform, a technology company offering 3-D engineering services and 3-D scanners, announced the acquisition of Genicad, a leading Quebec City company specializing in engineering, digital and mechanical design, project management, and technical drawing. The acquisition became official Oct. 29. Over the past 20 years, Genicad has become a leading player in Quebec's mechanical design industry. As a 3-D engineering partner with a drive for innovation and technological development, Creaform will build on the reputation of Genicad to provide the clientele with innovative solutions. Creaform's acquisition of Genicad is the latest in a series of major events that took place over the year, including the acquisition of InSpeck in January, a 3-D human body digitizing company; the opening of three new offices overseas this summer; and the international launch in October of the all-new MetraSCAN 3-D scanner.