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Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence Launches Hexagon Integrated Solutions Strategic Business Unit

HxIS to deliver automated, data-driven solutions for smart manufacturing

Published: Wednesday, June 1, 2016 - 12:10

(Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence: North Kingstown, RI) -- Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence North America has announced the launch of its Integrated Solutions strategic business unit, dedicated to smart factory systems for advanced manufacturing.

This highly-specialized team will develop automated commercial-off-the-shelf systems by integrating Hexagon’s 3D measurement technologies with sensors, software, and robotics. These data-driven automation solutions will deliver actionable information for predictive manufacturing in a connected Industry 4.0 environment. With on-demand access to real-time factory floor data, operators and managers will be able to monitor, troubleshoot, and control production processes at an unparalleled level.

The Integrated Solutions team is also developing new-to-market solutions featuring robotics integrated with world-class metrology technologies. These in-line, near-line, or off-line measurement work cells will be scalable, portable, modular, and ready for use on the modern shop floor. The smart factory systems will continuously collect and process data during production operations, providing speed and confidence for fast decision making and rapid responses to shop floor issues. Manufacturers will be able to easily adopt these configurable, automated work cells into their production space.

“The Integrated Solutions strategic business unit is harnessing the core strengths of Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence and leading the way toward the smart factory,” says states Jeff Perry, the director of Integrated Solutions at Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence. “As manufacturers advance toward Industry 4.0, they don’t have to go it alone. The Integrated Solutions team is focused on engineering metrology-assisted automation solutions based on Hexagon’s proven hardware and diverse software portfolio, as well as our vast, worldwide technical support network. These innovative commercial-off-the-shelf systems will serve the needs of forward thinking customers transitioning to smart production for greater productivity and the compelling cost savings derived from using real-time data.”

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Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence helps industrial manufacturers develop the disruptive technologies of today and the life-changing products of tomorrow. As a leading metrology and manufacturing solution specialist, our expertise in sensing, thinking and acting – the collection, analysis and active use of measurement data – gives our customers the confidence to increase production speed and accelerate productivity while enhancing product quality.

Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence is part of Hexagon, a leading global provider of information technologies that drive quality and productivity across geospatial and industrial enterprise applications.