Hexagon Metrology Opens Factory in Oceanside, California

  • March 01, 2011
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March 1, 2011 – Hexagon Metrology announced the completion and opening of its newest facility located in Oceanside, California. The state-of-the-art factory and Research and Development Center, will serve as the North American manufacturing headquarters for the ROMER brand of portable coordinate measuring machines.   The new 14,000 sq. ft. facility was designed specifically for the production of portable coordinate measuring machines such as the newly released Absolute portable articulat-ing arm series. The layout and design of the new building integrates the latest in JIT and lean manufacturing concepts, which enables efficient, cost effective, and higher volume production of the high precision devices.   The new Hexagon Metrology plant also includes an expanded R&D facility to drive innovation in the portable metrology market. All manufacturing and R&D functions in Hexagon’s Carlsbad, California facility will transition to the new Oceanside location starting on March, 1 2011, with full customer services and operations projected to commence on Monday March 7, 2011.   About Hexagon Metrology Hexagon Metrology is part of the Hexagon AB Group and includes leading metrology brands such as Brown & Sharpe, CogniTens, DEA, Leica Geosystems (Metrology Di-vision), Leitz, m&h, PC-DMIS, ROMER, Sheffield and TESA. Hexagon Metrology brands represent an unrivaled global installed base of millions of Coordinate Measuring Machines (CMMs), portable measuring systems and handheld instruments, and tens of thousands of metrology software licenses. Hexagon Metrology empowers its customers to fully control manufacturing processes that rely on dimensional precision, ensuring that products manufactured precisely conform to the original product design. The company offering of machines, systems and software is complemented by a wide range of product support, aftermarket and value-added services   The company is a subsidiary of Hexagon AB (Stockholm, Sweden), a publicly-traded company (Nasdaq OMX Stockholm: HEXA B). The Hexagon Group consists of more than 11,000 employees located in 42 countries.

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