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URI President David Dooley Will Be Keynote Speaker at HxGN LIVE Smart Manufacturing Day

Oct. 17, 2019, in North Kingstown, RI

Published: Monday, October 14, 2019 - 12:00

(Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence, North Kingstown, RI) -- Hexagon’s Manufacturing Intelligence division will host HxGN LIVE Smart Manufacturing Day on Thurs., Oct. 17, 2019, at its North American headquarters located in Quonset Business Park, North Kingstown, RI. University of Rhode Island (URI) President David Dooley will kick off the day of technology discovery with a keynote address at 9:30 a.m.

With doors opening at 8:30 a.m., Hexagon will present a full track of educational and hands-on sessions tailored to give the engineering and manufacturing community a dynamic, interactive experience of learning and working with Hexagon subject matter experts (SMEs).

The morning track will feature a PC-DMIS Users’ Group meeting followed by lunch. The open house continues in the afternoon with Technology Round Robin sessions and guided tours in the factory.

To register or for more information, visit here. The press is cordially invited to this event, and should RSVP to Belinda Jones, Hexagon Public Relations, via email.

The day-long event provides continuing education sessions developed to help users improve quality and productivity by making factories smarter. The PC-DMIS Users’ Group meeting will offer insider tips, access to Hexagon software experts, and robust coverage of enhancements found in the newly released PC-DMIS 2019 R2 measurement software.

Following lunch, Hexagon will feature a Technology Showcase, a guided tour of portable arms and white light systems; laser trackers and manufacturing intelligence software; automated CMMs; and tours of the Quonset Point factory. SMEs will host the popular Metrology Master’s program and encourage customers to bring in their challenging parts for consultation on the best approach to measurement and production. Attendees will also have networking time with other users and experts in the late afternoon.

“We are delighted to open the doors of our North American headquarters to local-area customers, industry guests, and companies interested in the transformative power of smart manufacturing,” says Bridget Benedetti, director of marketing and customer experience at Hexagon’s Manufacturing Intelligence division. “We have a special day planned for our guests focused on continuing education for our best-in-class solutions. The afternoon program offers technology discovery and one-on-one consulting with our SMEs, who are solving issues every day using global Hexagon resources, ideas, innovations, projects, and industry best practices.”

During the Technology Showcase, Hexagon will demonstrate its Absolute Arm with the RS6 Laser Scanner and the Leica Absolute Tracker ATS600 direct scanning laser tracker. Hexagon’s new robotic loading cell will make its New England debut at this event.

Other featured products include the GLOBAL S CMM, the 7.10.7 SF CMM, the Optiv 443 Performance, and the AICON PrimeScan. In addition to PC-DMIS measurement software, attendees can also see demonstrations of MSC software and production software solutions for smarter ways to improve quality and productivity.

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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.