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Hexagon acquires provider of optical 3D metrology

Swedish Hexagon has acquired AICON 3D Systems, a provider of optical and portable non-contact 3D measuring systems for industrial manufacturing.
Based in Braunschweig, Germany, AICON has been serving automotive manufacturers and companies in the aerospace, shipbuilding, renewable energy and mechanical engineering markets for over 25 years. With over 140 employees, AICON has a direct presence in Germany, subsidiaries in China, Korea, Japan, and the US and a network of resellers worldwide supported by its field support resources.

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

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