Hexagon’s Manufacturing Intelligence division has opened a new facility in Nagoya, Japan, designed to facilitate greater understanding and adoption of industry 4.0 principles and solutions in the region. The new factory will serve customers in Japan as a learning and demonstration centre, showcasing a range of Hexagon’s smart factory solutions.
Hexagon’s footprint expansion in the region will enable the company to better serve its Japanese customer base, helping local manufacturers in a range of industries including automotive and aerospace drive productivity by building intelligence into their operations with advanced, data-driven manufacturing solutions. The centre will offer demonstrations of the full suite of Hexagon’s smart factory solutions, covering design and engineering, production, and metrology.
The new facility will also serve as a collaborative centre for local business entities across Hexagon’s Manufacturing Intelligence division, including teams working within Hexagon’s production software and metrology solutions portfolios, and local representatives from MSC Software.
“For manufacturers across the globe, transformative technologies that deliver greater insights into operations are crucial for competitiveness going forward,” says Norbert Hanke, President of Hexagon’s Manufacturing Intelligence division. “In today’s economic uncertainty, there’s never been a more critical time to make manufacturing smarter. This new facility will showcase the forward-thinking products and solutions that our customers in Japan are looking for to drive greater productivity.”
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