Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence Features Hendrick Motorsports Presentation at IMTS 2016

Manufacturing Intelligence Tools Drive "Why Not?" Engineering Culture at Hendrick Motorsports

06 September 2016
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Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence North America today announced it will host a presentation featuring technology partner Hendrick Motorsports at IMTS(International Manufacturing Technology Show) 2016, Booth E-5202, McCormick Place, Chicago, IL from September 12 – 16, 2016. Hendrick Motorsports is the legendary winner of a record 11 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series championships and one of NASCAR's most successful auto racing teams. Doug Duchardt, general manager of Hendrick Motorsports, and Brandon Evans, Engineer, will deliver a presentation entitled "Becoming a 'Why Not?' Engineering Culture" on Wednesday, September 14 from 1:30pm – 2pm. This special event will directly follow Hexagon's Press Conference being held from 1pm – 1:30pm in Booth E-5202 on Wednesday afternoon. The press is requested to RSVP via email: belinda.jones@hitechmarketing.com or 860-399-1147.

This exclusive presentation will cover how Hendrick Motorsports utilizes intelligent measurement technology to foster a “why not?” engineering culture driving productivity and innovation into their quality operations. Attendees will learn how their engineering team uses advanced metrology processes, measurement data and root cause analysis to accelerate development cycles and consistently improve their manufacturing processes. This session will provide a close-up look at a dynamic team pushing the boundaries of manufacturing and metrology to ensure repeatable wins on the track. Hexagon will showcase a #88 Axalta racecar from Hendrick Motorsports in their booth during IMTS. 

Hexagon partners in collaborative technology development and problem solving with Hendrick Motorsports' engineering team. The organization is a longtime user of ROMER Absolute Arms and GridLOK volume-expansion systems, as well as Hexagon coordinate measuring machines. These solutions are used to inspect and assemble auto bodies, chassis and engine components for pre-race fine tuning and post-race evaluation.

About Hexagon’s Manufacturing Intelligence Division

Hexagon’s Manufacturing Intelligence division 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 centres, 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 is a global leader in digital solutions that create Autonomous Connected Ecosystems (ACE). Hexagon (Nasdaq Stockholm: HEXA B) has approximately 20,000 employees in 50 countries and net sales of approximately 3.8bn EUR. Learn more at hexagon.com and follow us @HexagonAB.

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