Hexagon AB announces acquistion of Apodius | Automation.com

Hexagon AB announces acquistion of Apodius

Hexagon AB announces acquistion of Apodius

August 31, 2016 - Hexagon AB, a provider of information technologies for geospatial and industrial enterprise applications, announced the acquisition of Apodius GmbH, a start-up specializing in measurement solutions for fiber composite components.

Based in Germany, Apodius was founded in 2012 and serves original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) as well as suppliers in the automotive, aerospace, electronics and appliances industries with the development, production and integration of measurement solutions for carbon fiber.

Carbon composite materials are enablers for lightweight structures in various high-growth fields like aerospace, automotive and renewable energy. Furthering Hexagon’s strategy to expand its expertise and portfolio to support current and future manufacturing trends, the Apodius acquisition adds core capabilities to support the implementation of measurement solutions in multi-layered textile reinforced structures for extremely light, rigid and robust fiber composite components.

 

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