TechValidate Research on Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence

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3,101 Customers Surveyed

24,050 Data Points Collected

319 Published TechFacts

28 Published Charts

23 Published Case Studies



Selected Research Highlights


Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence Case Study

Siemens Ag

Introduction

This case study of Siemens AG is based on a November 2017 survey of Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“The Leica Absolute Tracker has given me more insight and confidence in my manufacturing process.”

“The Leica Absolute Tracker replaced an expensive and cumbersome model that was required to check part alignment and fit. Moreover, these models were unique to each style and were expensive to manufacture and store. They took a good deal of time to set up and align. The Leica tracker eliminated all that and allowed for precise measurements and comparison to a mock up of the final assembly.”

Challenges

The business challenges that led the profiled company to evaluate and ultimately select Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence:

  • Faced the following challenges in their inspection process before partnering with Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence:
    • Ensuring that dimensional stability requirements and quality specifications were met
    • Comparing CAD models to as-built assemblies
    • Aligning parts for assembly
  • Evaluated the following vendors before choosing the Leica Tracker:
    • FARO

Use Case

The key features and functionalities of Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence that the surveyed company uses:

  • Agrees that the Leica Tracker was their first choice when choosing a portable laser tracker solution.

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence:

  • Chose a Leica Absolute Tracker for the following reasons:
    • Ease of use
    • Superior training and support
    • Great value
    • Portability
    • Probing and/or scanning abilities
  • Agrees that it was very easy to learn how to use the Leica Tracker as compared to similar products.
  • Leica Tracker features that enabled a reduction in the amount of time dedicated to inspection tasks:
    • Six degrees of freedom (6DoF) probing capabilities
    • Speed and scanning volume of the Leica T-Scan
    • PowerLock functionality for quick measurements after interruption of the line of sight
    • Flexible (Reflector, Probe, Scanner) solution that can be used in a wide variety of inspection applications
  • Increased productivity at their facility by 40% or more after using their Leica Tracker.
  • Saw a return on their investment in 12-24 months after using their Leica Tracker.

Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence Customer Research

Hexagon Empowers Users to Reduce the Time Dedicated to Measurement Routine Creation

What has enabled you to reduce the amount of time dedicated to the creation of measurement routines the most?

Simplified user interface for the Inspector: 23%
Advanced training courses: 22%
Utilizing offline programming: 21%
Flexibility of feature based measurement: 19%
Expert support services: 8%

Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence Case Study

Bell Helicopter Textron

Introduction

This case study of Bell Helicopter Textron is based on an August 2017 survey of Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“The ROMER Arm has given me more insight and confidence in my manufacturing process.”

Challenges

The business challenges that led the profiled company to evaluate and ultimately select Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence:

  • Faced the following challenges before partnering with Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence:
    • Difficulty comparing CAD models to as-built assemblies
    • Difficulty in reverse engineering parts and components

Use Case

The key features and functionalities of Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence that the surveyed company uses:

  • Chose the ROMER Absolute Arm for the following reason:
    • Has the greatest value
  • Chose the ROMER Arm over the following:
    • FARO

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence:

  • The first choice for a portable metrology solution was not the ROMER Arm.
  • Found the ROMER Arm to be easy to learn when compared to the competition.
  • Reduced the amount of time dedicated to inspection tasks with the following:
    • The speed and confidence of accurate inspection data
  • Increased productivity at their facility by >40% with the ROMER Arm.
  • The estimated payback for using their ROMER Arm is 2 or more years.

Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence Customer Testimonial

Verification & Accuracy

3D scanning capability has aided us in identifying possible dimensional nonconformities in our production process as well as verifying tool design and wear.

Quality Manger, Medium Enterprise Aerospace & Defense Company

Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence Customer Research

Easy to Learn, Easy to Use

How easy was it for you/your staff to learn how to use the Leica Tracker as compared to similar products?

Easy
49%
Very Easy
35%
Extremely Easy
13%
Difficult
2%

CABINET VISION Customer Review

5/5 Stars

How our organization uses CABINET VISION:

CABINET VISION has made a very big selling boost for our company. Renderings, dimensional drawings, and ease of use have made a big difference for us. Parts lists, door and drawer front lists, as well as drawer box-sizing, have increased productivity in our full custom cabinet division.

Would you recommend CABINET VISION, and if so, why?

I would definitely recommend CABINET VISION, from a full custom design point to ease of use all the way to great customer service. It can’t be beat.



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