1/22/2020 | 1 MINUTE READ

Hexagon Announces HxGN Live Smart Manufacturing Detroit 2020

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The event is designed to help Hexagon's users in the automotive industry implement smart manufacturing. 

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Hexagon's Manufacturing Intelligence division will host HxGN LIVE Smart Manufacturing Detroit 2020 on May 19 and 20, 2020. The digital solutions conference will be held at Hexagon's newest U.S. facility and regional cornerstone in Novi, Michigan, which features a technology showroom, training center, and a 14,690 square foot laser tracker laboratory and calibration hub. The two-day event, with an emphasis on automotive industry applications, will showcase data-driven solutions enabled by Hexagon's manufacturing technologies for the smart factory. The program is designed to attract industry leaders and technology users from around the country to the Motor City area. The conference's focal point is helping attendees to understand how a connected world uses data to inform the product development process from start to finish. To register or for more information, click here. 

Norbert Hanke, President and CEO of Hexagon’s Manufacturing Intelligence division, will inaugurate the event on Tuesday morning, May 19, with his keynote address exploring the manufacturing digital transformation journey and roadmap to smarter factories. Hexagon will assemble its top thinkers and subject matter experts in Detroit to work with managers and users looking to improve efficiency, quality and productivity across their design, production and metrology processes. Part of the popular HxGN LIVE series, this event will have multiple levels of learning and product engagement from keynotes to educational sessions, interactive training to valuable networking time with fellow Hexagon users. Professionals from all walks of manufacturing attend HxGN LIVE, including users of Hexagon's extensive simulation, production and metrology software portfolio and metrology systems from laser trackers to automated CMMs.

"HxGN LIVE Smart Manufacturing Detroit 2020 is our conference dedicated to smarter automotive manufacturing. The two-day event will feature exceptional educational content, special events, and a stellar line-up of expert speakers and guests in three track areas - design and engineering, production, and metrology," states Angus Taylor, president and CEO of Hexagon’s Manufacturing Intelligence division in North America. "The conference program offers practical tools and resources to help our customer find 'the smart’ in their factories, tackle the inherent challenges, and transform product development through data-driven intelligence. We are proud and pleased to host the conference at our newest Detroit Excellence Center, home to our technology teams serving customers with the highest quality services."

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