Published On: Sat, Jan 19th, 2013

Continued Investment in UK Training: Hexagon Metrology Ltd opens its new UK Training Facility

Continued Investment in UK Training

Continued Investment in UK Training

At the brand newTraining facility in the companies Telford Headquarters up to 12 new and existing software users can be trained per day in a high technology environment. Packed with the latest state-of-the-art technical equipment the new facility provides the best possible environment for customers needing to learn about Coordinate Measuring Machine (CMM) operations and software programming. David Brown, General Manager – Director at Hexagon Metrology Ltd says: “We believe UK manufacturing and itsengineers have something unique to offer the world.

Our behaviours and inherent British character drives invention and innovation creating cutting edge products and services.We believe that to stay at the front of the world pack we have to invest in our engineers ensuring they are highly skilled and above all maintain their optimum skill level.” In the UK Hexagon Metrologyhaveseveral thousand seats of metrology software installed with each seat having multiple users. The software like most is evolving at a rapid rate providing added functionality that users can use to speed up what they do and how they do it, in turnimproving productivity and maximising the return on investment from metrology equipment.

“We talk and listen a lot to our customers to understand their need for further metrology and software training”, says Sam O’Prey, Aftermarket Commercial Manager for the UK. “In the current environment,as UK manufacturing bucks the trend and continues to grow in some segments,customers are taking on exciting new contracts and projects. Thisoften means running their production lines and quality inspection departments 24/7. In turn this produces a real need for additional skilled resources that have the best capability and understanding ofCMMs andtheir software.”

To support the new training facility the company has also increased course availability and frequency within its training calendar. The new facility is open and in full use now.

About Hexagon Metrology
Hexagon Metrology offers a comprehensive range of products and services for all industrial metrology applications in sectors such as automotive, aerospace, energy and medical. We support our customers with actionable measurement information along the complete life cycle of a product – from development and design to production, assembly and final inspection.

With more than 20 production facilities and 70 Precision Centre’s for service and demonstrations, and a network of over 100 distribution partners on five continents, we empower our customers to fully control their manufacturing processes, enhancing the quality of products and increasing efficiency in manufacturing plants around the world. Hexagon Metrology is part of Hexagon (Nordic exchange: HEXA B). Hexagon is a leading global provider of design, measurement and visualisation technologies that enable customers to design, measure and position objects, and process and present data.

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