Hexagon Announces URI President Dr. David Dooley as Keynote Speaker for HxGN LIVE Smart Manufacturing Day on October 17, 2019

Hexagon Hosts PC-DMIS Users' Group Meeting, Technology Demonstrations, “Metrology Masters” and Factory Tours at their North American Headquarters

08 October 2019

Hexagon's Manufacturing Intelligence division announced today it will host HxGN LIVE Smart Manufacturing Day on Thursday, October 17 at its North American headquarters located in Quonset Business Park, North Kingstown, RI. University of Rhode Island (URI) President Dr. David Dooley will kick off the day of technology discovery with a keynote address at 9:30 am. With doors opening at 8:30 am, 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 Masters program encouraging 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," states Bridget Benedetti, Director of Marketing and Customer Experience, 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 everyday 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 all-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.

 
About Hexagon's Manufacturing Intelligence Division
Hexagon is a global leader in sensor, software and autonomous solutions. We are putting data to work to boost efficiency, productivity, and quality across industrial, manufacturing, infrastructure, safety, and mobility applications.

Our technologies are shaping urban and production ecosystems to become increasingly connected and autonomous – ensuring a scalable, sustainable future.

Hexagon’s Manufacturing Intelligence division provides solutions that utilise data from design and engineering, production and metrology to make manufacturing smarter.

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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