TechValidate Research on Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence

Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence Case Study

The Boeing Company


This case study of The Boeing Company 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.”

“With my shop using master cam, this is a perfect tool to check and verify product in flow.”


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
  • Evaluated the following vendor 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 Absolute Tracker was their first choice when choosing a portable laser tracker solution.


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

  • Chose a Leica Absolute Tracker for the following reasons:
    • Ease of use
    • Great value
  • 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:
    • Flexible (Reflector, Probe, Scanner) solution that can be used in a wide variety of inspection applications
  • Increased productivity at their facility by 10-19% after using their Leica Tracker.
  • Saw a return on their investment in 4-6 months after using their Leica Tracker.

About This Data

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