Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence expands into western Canada

Published
February 06, 2019 - 01:30pm
Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence

North Kingstown, RI – January 29, 2019 – Hexagon’s Manufacturing Intelligence division today announced it has expanded its footprint into western Canada with a new office in Calgary, Alberta. The new location and staff will serve the region's diverse range of manufacturing industries including aerospace, oil & gas, advanced composites, MRO, agriculture, bus and rail, machinery, wood products and more. The facility will accommodate business offices and a training room, with ample space to offer seminars covering Hexagon's most innovative metrology and manufacturing technologies including laser trackers, articulating arms, scanners, CMMs, software and automated solutions. The regional office resides at the state-of-the-art Hexagon Calgary Campus, which opened in September 2018. The spacious 160,000 sq. ft., Silver LEED-rated facility, also the area headquarters for other Hexagon divisions, is located at 10921 – 14 Street NE. Calgary, Alberta, T3K 2L5.

Heading the regional office, Mr. Alberto Silva will serve as a Sales Engineer – West Canada, covering Manitoba through British Columbia. Silva's background includes the oil and gas industry and the manufacture of rotating machinery. He applies over 20 years of technical sales and consulting expertise to finding solutions for complex problems and making processes work better for the customer. Silva holds a Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering, as well as a Master of Business Administration degree in Marketing from SE Louisiana University.

"We are excited to now locally serve the growing manufacturing industries of western Canada," states David Hill, Commercial Operations Manager – Canada, Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence. "The Smart Factory movement is opening people's eyes to the benefits of dimensional measurement throughout the product development cycle. Hexagon leads the way in advancing portable and stationary metrology products, as well as the automation of measurement processes for inline, online and near-line applications. From entry-level products to the most sophisticated measurement solutions, we can offer personal consultations and application knowledge to help manufacturers take pivotal steps toward the future – large or small."

Related Glossary Terms

  • composites

    composites

    Materials composed of different elements, with one element normally embedded in another, held together by a compatible binder.

  • metrology

    metrology

    Science of measurement; the principles on which precision machining, quality control and inspection are based. See precision machining, measurement.

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