News - metrology

Status celebrates 20-year partnership with Hexagon


Independent measurement solutions provider Status Metrology and original equipment manufacturer Hexagon are celebrating a 'unique' 20-year partnership that helped pave the way for a second user machine market in the UK.

Two-day tech demo delight


Dozens of representatives from across 40 businesses descended on South Derbyshire to witness first-hand how brand-new technology can improve their manufacturing processes.

Bowers Group strengthens UK sales team


Metrology expert Bowers Group has strengthened its UK sales team with the appointment of Dr Nick Harrison as materials testing product specialist, and Stephen Maughan in the capacity of area sales manager covering the ...

Metrology research centre gets official launch


The rapid evolution of manufacturing makes the role of metrology – the science of measurement – more vital than ever, as firms demand greater accuracy and efficiency in their increasingly complex and automated ...

Creaform signs strategic OEM agreement with Ottobock


Creaform, worldwide developer, manufacturer, and seller of 3D portable measurement technologies, has signed an original equipment manufacturing (OEM) agreement with Otto Bock HealthCare GmbH, a market leader in ...

Hexagon arm helps technical students


Pupils at University Technical College (UTC) South Durham are using a Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence ROMER Absolute portable measuring arm as part of their studies.

Hexagon AB acquires FASys


Hexagon AB has completed its acquisition of FASys Industrie-EDV-Systeme GmbH – a German system integration specialist and provider of software and hardware solutions for production-oriented tasks.

Creaform HandySCAN 3D scanner certified by Airbus


A metrology-grade portable 3D scanner – the HandySCAN 3D – by Creaform has been certified by Airbus and will be added to the company’s next Technical Equipment Manual release, it has been announced.