Business News

Print
Press Enter to show all options, press Tab go to next option

Wixom's Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence Hosts Automotive and Aerospace Summits

Post Date:09/05/2017 8:23 AM

Posted to www10.mcadcafe.com August 30, 2017

Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence announced today the company’s first HxGN LOCAL Automotive and Aerospace Summits will be held in mid-October 2017. On Tuesday, October 10, 2017, Hexagon will host the day-long HxGN LOCAL Automotive Summit at the Suburban Collection Showplace and their Wixom, Michigan Solution Center. The morning program offers informative sessions on portable metrology, closed-loop manufacturing, quality and automation in composites, and HxGN SMART Quality for automotive applications. Two additional sessions will cover cost reduction strategies for Automotive OEMs and how to outperform automotive check fixturing with automated non-contact measurement. The afternoon schedule offers live application demonstrations at the Wixom Solution Center.  

On Thursday, October 12, 2017, Hexagon will feature its HxGN LOCAL Aerospace Summit at Wichita State's National Institute for Aviation Research (NIAR). The strategic partnership between Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence and NIAR has forged a research platform to tackle complex manufacturing challenges and pioneer breakthroughs in the aviation industry. The day-long event will feature knowledge sessions covering composite inspection and repair, closed-loop manufacturing, and how to use 7DoF to engineer intelligent manufacturing cells. The agenda will also feature a session on shaping automation and HxGN SMART Quality for aerospace applications. In the afternoon, attendees will have access to a wide range of live measurement solution demonstrations including portable arms and laser trackers. Hexagon and NIAR experts will be on hand to discuss smart quality, reverse engineering, robotics and automation, and other aerospace related issues.  

"Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence is pleased to announce our first HxGN LOCAL Automotive and Aerospace Summits for the aerospace and automotive industries," states Bridget Benedetti, Director of Marketing and Customer Experience. "Supply and demand, as well as escalating production backlogs, are driving the need for ground-breaking technologies and processes that move the productivity needle. We are excited to share our ideas, experts, and solutions with companies interested in leading the way toward Factory of the Future initiatives. Our research and development efforts with dedicated partners like NIAR are laying the foundation for exciting innovations ahead for these respective industries. The HxGN LOCAL Automotive and Aerospace Summits allow us to highlight our current work and advancements in manufacturing intelligence solutions."

About Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence 
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. 

Through a network of local service centers, production facilities and commercial operations across five continents, we are shaping smart change in manufacturing to build a world where quality drives productivity. For more information, visit HexagonMI.com

Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence is part of Hexagon (Nasdaq Stockholm: HEXA B; hexagon.com), a leading global provider of information technologies that drive quality and productivity improvements across geospatial and industrial enterprise applications.

Return to full list >>