Nikon Metrology Inc. has opened a Western regional sales office in Irvine, Calif. The facility will serve as a sales and demonstration center for current and potential customers in Arizona, New Mexico, Utah and Colorado, parts of Southern California, Nevada, Idaho, Wyoming and Texas. A celebration of the facility’s grand opening was held in October 2010, with a ribbon-cutting ceremony and lunch. Staff members demonstrated a number of items from the company’s diverse product line. The office will be home to nearly a dozen employees, who will provide customer support and sales demonstrations.