Hexagon AB has announced the acquisition of NEXTSENSE, an innovator in non-contact profile measurement and surface inspection. NEXTSENSE specialises in solutions that enhance product quality with speed and efficiency at micrometre accuracy in the automotive, railway, steel and aerospace industries.
Founded in 2007 and headquartered in Graz, Austria, NEXTSENSE employs more than 80 people worldwide. Its advanced manual, inline and automated solutions are backed by patented CALIPRI technology. The CALIPRI measurement principle automatically compensates for tilts and rotations during scanning, providing the ability to address profile deviations and surface defects immediately with highly-accurate measurement values that are free of operator influence.
NEXTSENSE will be fully consolidated as of today, operating within Hexagon’s Manufacturing Intelligence division. The company’s turnover for 2017 amounted to 12 MEUR.
Hexagon is a global provider of information technologies that drive productivity and quality across geospatial and industrial enterprise applications.
Hexagon’s solutions integrate sensors, software, domain knowledge, and customer workflows into intelligent information ecosystems that deliver actionable information. They are used in a broad range of vital industries.
Hexagon has more than 18,000 employees in 50 countries and net sales of approximately 3.5bn EUR. Learn more at hexagon.com.