Hexagon Acquires Metrology Provider Aicon 3D Systems

May 1, 2016

Hexagon AB, Stockholm, Sweden, has acquired Aicon 3D Systems, a provider of optical and portable noncontact 3D measuring systems.

Based in Braunschweig, Germany, Aicon supplies its products to automotive manufacturers and companies in the aerospace, shipbuilding, renewable-energy and mechanical-engineering markets. Its technology portfolio includes portable coordinate-measuring machines for universal applications and specialized optical 3D measuring systems.

“Aicon is a recognized brand with strong core technical competence across its development teams and its scanner portfolio is a strategic fit,” says Ola Rollén, Hexagon president and CEO. “We also see opportunities for international expansion of Aicon’s wider portfolio throughout Hexagon’s global footprint.”

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