The Commonwealth Center for Advanced Manufacturing (CCAM) announced Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence has joined CCAM at the Affiliate Member level and will have a seat on CCAM’s Technology Advisory Council. CCAM is an applied research center providing solutions in adaptive automation, surface engineering, and additive manufacturing. Hexagon will participate in CCAM research and provide expertise in optical non-contact 3D measuring systems for industrial manufacturing applications. Hexagon is a leading metrology and manufacturing solution provider, specializing in the collection, analysis and active use of measurement data to increase production speed, accelerate productivity and enhance product quality.
CCAM bridges the gap between research and commercialization to accelerate new developments to market. Hexagon will contribute its metrology expertise and the AICON StereoScan neo 3D scanner and a DPA photogrammetry system. These optical, portable solutions are a part of AICON’s portfolio of non-contact 3D measuring systems used to enable efficient, high-precision monitoring, quality assurance and control in manufacturing production. CCAM research and development is conducted at its 62,000 square foot facility just outside of Richmond, VA.
The CCAM industry and government consortium now numbers 31 members, including Aerojet Rocketdyne, Airbus, Alcoa, Chromalloy, Kyocera SGS Precision Tools, Newport News Shipbuilding, Oerlikon Metco, Rolls-Royce, Sandvik Coromant, Siemens, Blaser Swisslube, Canon Virginia Inc., EOS, GF Machining Solutions, Hermle Machine Co., Mitutoyo, Paradigm Precision, RTI International Metals, Inc., Buehler, CGTech, Cool Clean Technologies, Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence, Mechdyne, National Instruments, Spatial Integrated Systems (SIS), and the NASA Langley Research Center. Academic partners are the Old Dominion University, University of Virginia, Virginia Commonwealth University, Virginia State University, and Virginia Tech.
About Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence
Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence is a metrology and manufacturing solution provider. For more information, visit HexagonMI.com.
Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence is part of Hexagon (Nasdaq Stockholm: HEXA B; hexagon.com), a global provider of information technologies that drive quality and productivity across geospatial and industrial enterprise applications.
CCAM delivers innovative solutions for manufacturing better products. An applied research center, CCAM provides production-ready advanced manufacturing solutions to member companies across the globe. Members guide the research, leveraging talent and resources within CCAM and at Virginia’s top universities, through a collaborative model that enables them to pool R&D efforts to increase efficiencies. Results can then be applied directly to the factory floor, turning ideas into profit faster and more affordably than ever before. CCAM is located in a state-of-the-art research facility in Prince George County, Virginia. For more information, visit www.ccam-va.com.