QMT News: February 2013
Hexagon acquires New River Kinematics
Hexagon AB, leading global provider of design, measurement and visualization solutions, has acquired New River Kinematics (NRK), a US-based engineering company that specializes in 3D analysis software for portable metrology applications.NRK develops and supports the industry standard in portable metrology software solutions. SpatialAnalyzer (SA), is used to address a broad spectrum of challenges related to large scale measurement with portable metrology devices in manufacturing plants around the world.

“When it comes to industries like aerospace and shipbuilding, where parts are either very large or very expensive, mitigation of continuous rework is an absolute necessity, NRK‘s software facilitates this,” said Norbert Hanke, president, Hexagon Metrology. “From single part inspection to highly accurate, large scale multi-instrument surveys, SA’s advanced analysis capabilities support large-scale manufacturers who have no other option but to make components that fit."www.hexagon.com
*Hexagon has entered into an agreement to acquire all outstanding shares in Russia-based Navgeocom. The company is the largest distributor for Leica Geosystems, a Hexagon brand, in the Russian Federation.
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