Hexagon AB has acquired the Braunschweig-headquartered AICON 3D Systems, a provider of optical and portable non-contact 3D measuring systems for industrial manufacturing.
AICON’s customer base includes automotive manufacturers and companies in the aerospace, shipbuilding, renewable energy and mechanical engineering markets. Its technology portfolio includes portable coordinate measuring machines for universal applications and specialised optical 3D measuring systems that enable efficient, high-precision monitoring, quality assurance and control in manufacturing production.
With over 140 employees, AICON has a direct presence in Germany, subsidiaries in China, Korea, Japan, and the US and a network of resellers worldwide supported by its field support resources.
Hexagon President and CEO Ola Rollén said: “AICON is a recognised brand with strong core technical competence across its development teams and its scanner portfolio is a strategic fit. We also see opportunities for international expansion of AICON’s wider portfolio throughout Hexagon’s global footprint.