Hexagon Acquires Vero Software


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Hexagon AB, a global provider of design, measurement and visualization technologies, announces the acquisition of Vero Software, a supplier of Computer Aided Manufacturing (CAM) software.

Vero Software is a UK-based software company with software solutions for programming and controlling machine tools to address the rising challenge of achieving manufacturing efficiencies. The company’s brands include Alphacam, Cabinet Vision, Edgecam, Radan, SURFCAM, VISI, and WorkNC. The company has offices in the UK, Germany, Italy, France, Japan, USA, Brazil, Netherlands, China, Korea, Spain and India supplying products to more than 45 countries through its wholly owned subsidiaries and reseller network.

The acquisition is part of an effort to strengthen Hexagon’s software offerings to extend the reach of the newly developed MMS (metrology planning software) to include CAM (manufacturing planning software). “Together with its unique suite of manufacturing software solutions, Vero Software has the expertise, knowledge and resources to deliver even higher levels of productivity to our customers,” said Hexagon President and CEO Ola Rollén. “Leveraging our global footprint, the synergies from our combined technologies will advance our strategy, supporting the growing need to integrate all data and processes across the manufacturing lifecycle.”

Vero Software will be fully consolidated as of August 2014 (closing being subject to regulatory approval).