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Hexagon announces 90 million EUR investment in Chinese smart factory

Hexagon announces 90 million EUR investment in Chinese smart factory

June 21, 2017 - Hexagon, a global provider of information technology solutions, will reveal plans to invest approximately 90 million EUR in a 52,000-square-metre production facility in Hongdao, China. Details will be announced by Norbert Hanke, president of Hexagon’s Manufacturing Intelligence (MI) division, as part of HxGN LIVE, Hexagon’s international conference taking place through 16 June at The Venetian Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. Mr. Hanke will provide information about the project during his keynote, ‘Building the Factory of the Future,’ at 1:30 p.m. PDT. =

The site, which primarily will produce metrology systems for the MI division, will utilise Hexagon’s smart manufacturing technologies to produce and calibrate the systems, as well as house software development and customer support teams covering the wider Hexagon portfolio. The Hongdao facility also will include office and meeting space, recreational areas for employees and a Hexagon solution centre. Construction will be managed using Hexagon’s own enterprise construction solution, HxGN SMART Build, and is slated to begin this year, with completion targeted for 2020.

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