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1/7/2019 | 1 MINUTE READ

Hexagon unveils production software business

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Vero Software, FASys and SPRING Technologies have been combined under the Hexagon brand.

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Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence (North Kingstown, RI, US) announced on Jan. 7 the formation of its Production Software business, comprising Vero Software (Gloucestershire, UK), FASys (Cologne, Germany) and SPRING Technologies (Boston, MA, US). 

Hexagon acquired Vero Software, a specialist in CAD CAM software, in 2014. The 2017 acquisition of FASys brought tooling and resource management software and shop-floor automation and integration expertise into the portfolio. SPRING Technologies, acquired in 2018, provides CNC simulation technology for G-code verification and workflow optimization. Combining components of this technology portfolio has allowed Hexagon  to develop solutions for reverse engineering and on-machine measurement.

“Over the last five years our available technology and solutions have evolved considerably from the CAD CAM heritage of Vero,” explains Steve Sivitter, CEO of the Production Software business. “We’re increasingly focused on developing product synergies that will help customers improve quality and productivity. Our technology experts from Vero, FASys and SPRING have been working very closely together for some time, so operating together as a single entity is a natural step for us. We’re all excited at the prospect of what’s possible now creating innovative manufacturing intelligence solutions in the production software space.”

Norbert Hanke, president of Hexagon’s Manufacturing Intelligence division, adds, “The formation of the Production Software business complements our design and engineering and metrology businesses, enabling us to build unique solutions for our customers in manufacturing. As we develop this approach further, our experience of leveraging data from all phases of the manufacturing process will help create the Autonomous Connected Ecosystems (ACE) that will enable Smart Factories.” 

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