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Manufacturing technology solutions

Digitally transform the manufacturing ecosystem, from design and engineering to production, inspection and maintenance.

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The discrete manufacturing ecosystem is vast, encompassing everything from design and engineering to the supply chain, from production and assembly to quality control, and distribution to end-of-life recycling. Hexagon provides manufacturing technology solutions to help digitally transform every phase of the manufacturing process.

 

Our global perspective

More than €11.5 trillion. That’s how much value the manufacturing ecosystem added to the world economy in 2019, accounting for 15.6% of global GDP — a number that will only grow. Every day the world population grows by over 200,000 people; and every year, millions are added to the consumer ranks as they emerge from poverty.

Manufacturing is a huge driver of growth, jobs and innovation. Yet, this vast ecosystem is positioned at the nexus of economic impact and resource depletion, with the demand for resources outpacing Earth’s ability to replenish them. Moreover, manufacturing currently accounts for 54% of global energy use and is responsible for 20% of all greenhouse gas emissions.

Hexagon’s manufacturing solutions help meet the growing demands of a global economy more profitably while minimising resource use and waste for a sustainable future.

 

Hexagon empowers productivity and sustainability

Hexagon creates value for industries and society while safeguarding the environment by putting manufacturing data to work more intelligently. Our manufacturing technology creates more sustainable outcomes by increasing productivity, ensuring quality and minimising waste so that manufacturers can make every step of their processes more efficient.

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Overview

Hexagon moves beyond smart manufacturing with technology that connects the vast discrete manufacturing ecosystem with a digital thread of data, woven throughout the product lifecycle. This Smart Digital Reality is a real-time 3D replica that connects product requirements with outcomes, enabling proactive corrective actions and maintenance, reducing waste while increasing productivity.

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How data drives smarter manufacturing

The manufacturing industry is well served by recent digital innovations, which establish feedback loops that drive continuous improvement and help facilities make the most of data and its insights.

Laser scanning in manufacturing

Advancements in laser line scanning technology have brought about a step change in inspection productivity and can deliver a range of benefits to accelerate the smart manufacturing journey.

Upgrading to smart manufacturing

Rather than envisioning the journey towards the smart factory as one big transformation project, many manufacturers will benefit from a step-by-step approach. What does this look like in practice?