Quality Magazine

Hexagon Metrology Announces Partnership With Morris Group Divisions

November 20, 2009

NORTH KINGSTOWN, RI – Hexagon Metrology Inc., a supplier of metrology equipment and software, and Morris Group Inc. of Windsor, CT, a large fully integrated suppliers of computer numeric control (CNC) machine tools and related engineering and support services in North America, have signed an agreement to form a strategic partnership.

Under the terms of the agreement, six key distributor divisions of Morris Group Inc. encompassing ten regional offices and covering 24 states will become authorized to sell Hexagon Metrology’s dimensional measurement products. Hexagon Metrology products are used in quality control applications for manufacturing and include programmable coordinate measuring machines, portable articulated arms and software under the Brown & Sharpe, Sheffield, Romer and PC-DMIS brand names.

"We are very excited to have engaged with Hexagon Metrology across our corporation. Our expertise lies in developing unique engineered solutions for our customers using the most advanced technology available. Hexagon’s broad- based, superior quality multi-dimensional measuring equipment is a perfect fit with what we do best!” says Bradley R. Morris, president of Morris Group Inc.

“We are extremely pleased to add Morris Group to our North American distribution network,” says Angus Taylor, president and chief executive officer of Hexagon Metrology Inc. “Their competence in the industrial market and geographic coverage are an ideal complement to our existing network. As our range of products and services has broadened significantly in recent years, we recognized the need to expand our distribution to ensure that we have more local coverage in key markets. Morris Group is the ideal fit for us in this key territory.”

This partnership enhances the abilities of both companies to meet the needs of manufacturers competing in the world economy for production of complex, precision parts. For more information, visit www.HexagonMetrology.us.