As of January 1st 2019 Etalon will operate within Hexagon’s Manufacturing Intelligence division.
“By joining Hexagon, Etalon gains the scale to strengthen and expand its position in equipment calibration. Moreover, the acquisition is a natural extension of Hexagon’s data-driven smart factory strategy. It is reinforcing our commitment to increase customer value through the convergence of production and metrology and greater process autonomy through machinecontrolled operations,” says Hexagon President and CEO Ola Rollén. “We are very pleased to welcome such an innovative team on board and look forward to working together on new solutions for our customers.”
Etalon CEO Heinrich Schwenke adds “We believe that this is an excellent step for Etalon to even better reach and serve our global customers. The technology portfolio in the areas of machine calibration and -monitoring, production metrology and Smart Factory ideally complement with the product range of Hexagon. The Etalon team is looking forward to work with our customers in this strong and global organisation. It will accelerate Etalons growth and will strengthen the metrology capital Braunschweig as a location within Hexagon”.