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Hexagon Appoints Marketing Director for Production Software Business
Having earned three degrees, Ms. Foster has worked for British, German and Japanese B2B organizations and has held senior marketing positions for 13 years.

Replacing Manual Labor with CAD/CAM-Powered Laser Cutting
Manual box-section steel cutting took days and was inconsistent in quality. A laser machine powered by Radan software has reduced component fabrication time from days to hours.

Hexagon Canada rendering

Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence Building New Canada HQ
Hexagon will consolidate all its Manufacturing Intelligence businesses in eastern Canada into the central location in Toronto. 

Hexagon's RS6 3D laser scanner.

Hexagon's RS6 3D Laser Scanner Can Measure at Higher Accuracy While Maintaining Speed
Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence’s RS6 3D laser scanner is designed for use with the Absolute Arm seven-axis portable measuring arm system.

Breaking SPC Limitations Without Breaking Rules
Machine learning helps prove the merit of statistical analysis techniques that do not require plotting CNC machining quality data on a bell curve.

Speaking at HxGN Live, Hexagon's annual conference in Las Vegas, Norbert Hanke, president of Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence, greets guest speaker Doug Woods, president of AMT-The Association for Manufacturing Technology. (Photo courtesy of Hexagon).

Conference Highlights Hidden "Smarts" in Manufacturing Data
Hexagon’s annual conference in Las Vegas demonstrated how sensors and software can help manufacturers improve CNC machining and other manufacturing processes.

Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence Production Software’s latest version of NCSIMUL.

Hexagon's NCSIMUL Optimizes Machining Results
Westec 2019: Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence Production Software’s latest version of NCSIMUL includes the ability to execute tasks for existing projects on remote servers. 

Hexagon's SurfCam 2020.0.

Hexagon's SurfCam 2020.0 Features Barrel Cutter Support
Hexagon’s SurfCam 2020.0 supports one of the fastest five-axis machining tools: barrel cutters.

Hexagon's new facility

Industry News of Note: June 2019
This month: Hexagon breaks ground in Detroit, Xometry lets users search and buy Mitsubishi cutting tools, Gosiger lays plans for 2019 exhibition, and other industry news. 

Hexagon’s Visi 2020.0 software. 

Visi 2020.0 from Hexagon Improves Finite Element Analysis
The latest release of Visi CAD/CAM, from Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence’s Production Software business, is said to improve mold and progressive-die design processes.

Edgecam 2020 thread profiling cycle

Edgecam 2020.0 Now Supports Barrel Cutters, Tilting-Head Five-Axis Control
The introduction of a specific five-axis “Tilt” control strategy, combined with barrel cutter support, is said to be the most significant enhancement in version 2020.0 of Edgecam from Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence’s Production Software division. 

NCSIMUL Machine 2020.0

NCSIMUL Machine Software Increases Reliability of NC Verification
The new version of NCSIMUL’s machining module available from Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence includes automation functionality that gives the user wider control over their jobs on other devices by communicating with distant servers.

Spring Technologies Changes Name to NCSIMUL Hexagon Production Software
The name change is part of the formation of the Production Software business of Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence and NCSIMUL’s adoption into Hexagon’s corporate identity.

machinists using MachineMetrics

Industry News of Note: January 2019
MachineMetrics raises $11.3 million in financing, Vero Software rebranded under Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence and other industry news.  

Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence Rebrands Vero Software
Vero Software, FASys and Spring Technologies are adopting Hexagon’s corporate identity.

Hexagon PC-DMIS 2018 R2

Measurement Software Updates User Interface
Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence has launched PC-DMIS 2018 R2, which among other things introduces a new reporting workflow making it easier to create customized reports.

Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence will display its Optiv Performance 322 CMM at IMTS 2018.

CMM Offers Repeatability at High Speeds
IMTS 2018: The Optiv Performance 322 CMM from Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence can be upgraded to meet the needs of various applications.

RationalDMIS software

Hexagon AB Acquires External-Array Software
External-Array’s RationalDMIS software is expected to enhance Hexagon’s Manufacturing Intelligence division’s metrology software offerings. 

Norbert Hanke, president of Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence, urges manufacturers to “rethink quality” in his keynote address at HxGN Live 2018 at the Venetian Hotel in Las Vegas.

Metrology Makes Manufacturing Smart
Realizing the full promise of data-driven manufacturing could require rethinking the role of quality control, both in individual operations and throughout the supply chain. 

Hexagon will display its HxGN Smart Quality software at IMTS 2018.

Software Collects Measurement Data from Multiple Devices
IMTS 2018: Hexagon’s HxGN Smart Quality is an online quality data and measurement resource management software platform.

Hexagon Acquires Industrial Measurement Company
Hexagon AB announces the acquisition of NextSense, a company specializing in non-profile measurement and surface inspection.

Product Categories of Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence

Calibration Software
CMMs
Consulting Services
Coordinate Measuring Machines, Portable
Gages - Digital
Gear Inspection Equipment
Laser Measurement Systems
On-Machine Probes
Probes, Electromechanical
Quality & Measurement
Quality Documentation Software
Roundness Measuring Equipment
Software, CAD/CAM
Software, CAD/CAM for Additive Manufacturing
Software, Database Management
Software, Engineering Analysis & Simulation
Software, NC Program Optimization
Software, NC Verification
Software, Nesting
Statistical Data Collection & Analysis Software
Vision Systems

Trade Names

AICON
Brown & Sharpe
Brown & Sharpe Optiv/Mycrona
CogniTens
DEA
Etalon
Hexagon
Leica Geosystems
Leitz
m&h
PC-DMIS
Quindos
ROMER
Sheffield
Standard Gage
TESA