Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence Expands Footprint into Western Canada
Calgary Office to Support Diverse Manufacturing Sector in Canada28 January 2019
Hexagon’s Manufacturing Intelligence division today announced it has expanded its footprint into western Canada with a new office in Calgary, Alberta. The new location and staff will serve the region's diverse range of manufacturing industries including aerospace, oil & gas, advanced composites, MRO, agriculture, bus and rail, machinery, wood products and more. The facility will accommodate business offices and a training room, with ample space to offer seminars covering Hexagon's most innovative metrology and manufacturing technologies including laser trackers, articulating arms, scanners, CMMs, software and automated solutions. The regional office resides at the state-of-the-art Hexagon Calgary Campus, which opened in September 2018. The spacious 160,000 sq. ft., Silver LEED-rated facility, also the area headquarters for other Hexagon divisions, is located at 10921 14th Street NE Calgary, Alberta, Canada T3K 2L5.
Heading the regional office, Mr. Alberto Silva will serve as a Sales Engineer – West Canada, covering Manitoba through British Columbia. Silva's background includes the oil and gas industry and the manufacture of rotating machinery. He applies over 20 years of technical sales and consulting expertise to finding solutions for complex problems and making processes work better for the customer. Silva holds a Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering, as well as a Master of Business Administration degree in Marketing from SE Louisiana University.
"We are excited to now locally serve the growing manufacturing industries of western Canada," states David Hill, Commercial Operations Manager – Canada, Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence. "The Smart Factory movement is opening people's eyes to the benefits of dimensional measurement throughout the product development cycle. Hexagon leads the way in advancing portable and stationary metrology products, as well as the automation of measurement processes for inline, online and near-line applications. From entry-level products to the most sophisticated measurement solutions, we can offer personal consultations and application knowledge to help manufacturers take pivotal steps toward the future – large or small."
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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