Hexagon's Manufacturing Intelligence division announced it will host HxGN LIVE Smart Manufac-turing Day on Thursday, October 17 at its North American headquarters located in Quonset Business Park, North Kingstown, RI. University of Rhode Island (URI) President Dr. David Dooley will kick off the day of technology discovery with a keynote address at 9:30 am. With doors opening at 8:30 am, Hexagon will present a full track of educational and hands-on sessions tailored to give the engineering and manufacturing community a dynamic, interactive experience of learning and working with Hexagon subject matter experts (SMEs). The morning track will feature a PC-DMIS Users’ Group meeting followed by lunch. The open house continues in the afternoon with Technology Round Robin sessions and guided tours in the factory.

The day-long event provides continuing education sessions developed to help users improve quality and productivity by making factories smarter. The PC-DMIS Users' Group meeting will offer insider tips, access to Hexagon software experts, and robust coverage of enhancements found in the newly re-leased PC-DMIS 2019 R2 measurement software. Following lunch, Hexagon will feature a Technology Showcase, a guided tour of portable arms and white light systems, laser trackers and manufacturing intelligence software, automated CMMs, and tours of the Quonset Point factory. SMEs will host the popular Metrology Masters program encouraging customers to bring in their challenging parts for consultation on the best approach to measurement and production. Attendees will also have networking time with other users and experts in the late afternoon.

"We are delighted to open the doors of our North American headquarters to local-area customers, industry guests, and companies interested in the transformative power of Smart Manufacturing," states Bridget Benedetti, Director of Marketing and Customer Experience, Hexagon's Manufacturing Intelligence division. "We have a special day planned for our guests focused on continuing education for our best-in-class solutions. The afternoon program offers technology discovery and one-on-one consulting with our SMEs who are solving issues everyday using global Hexagon resources, ideas, innovations, projects, and industry best practices."

During the Technology Showcase, Hexagon will demonstrate its Absolute Arm with the RS6 Laser Scanner and the Leica Absolute Tracker ATS600 direct scanning laser tracker. Hexagon's all-new robotic loading cell will make its New England debut at this event. Other featured products include the GLOBAL S CMM, the 7.10.7 SF CMM, the Optiv 443 Performance and the AICON PrimeScan. In addition to PC-DMIS measurement software, attendees can also see demonstrations of MSC Software and Production Software solutions for smarter ways to improve quality and productivity.

For more information or to register, visit www.hexagonmi.com. The Press is cordially invited to this event, and should RSVP to Belinda Jones, Hexagon Public Relations, via email.