TechValidate Research on Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence

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CABINET VISION Customer Research

What types of operational benefits did your organization realize following the deployment of CABINET VISION?

Improved the efficiency of your manufacturing process
72%
Reduced time from design to finished product
62%
Improved overall product quality
43%
Increased profit margins
23%
Improved quality of communications throughout departments
20%
Won new jobs or entered new markets
15%
Other
6%

CABINET VISION Customer Research

What were the top purchasing drivers for choosing CABINET VISION for your business?

Outputting to CNC machinery
66%
Saving time
62%
Maximizing material utilization
41%
Increasing customization capabilities
34%
Increasing sales with rendering and presentations
33%
Reducing costs
29%
Bidding and quoting capabilities
22%
Digitizing shop communications
17%
Other
7%

SFx Asset Management Customer Research

To what degree do you benefit from SFx Asset Management?

23%
12%
15%
12%
15%
15%
4%
0%
4%
0%

Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence Customer Research

What is the most challenging part of executing (running) a measurement routine on your CMM?

Placing the fixture
17%
Aligning the part
22%
Calibrating the probes
37%
Environmental stability
13%
Other
32%

Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence Customer Research

What is the most challenging part of executing (running) a measurement routine on your CMM?

Aligning the part
32%
Placing the fixture
23%
Environmental stability
22%
Calibrating the probes
19%

PC-DMIS 2017 Users' Group Meeting Customer Research

What were your favorite benefits of the PC-DMIS Users Group Meeting at HxGN LIVE?

Hands-on training classes
71%
Power Users Session
71%
Technical Presentations
54%
Metrology Lounge walk-in Clinic
50%
Live Idea Center (User Echo) Session
29%

Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence Customer Research

What has enabled you to reduce the amount of time dedicated to inspection tasks the most?

Flexible (Reflector, Probe, Scanner) solution enables me to use it in a wide variety of inspection applications
49%
PowerLock functionality for quick measurements after interruption of the line of sight
45%
Six degrees of freedom (6DoF) probing capabilities
45%
Speed and scanning volume of the Leica T-Scan
32%
Hot-swappable battery power supply
9%

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%

Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence Customer Research

What vendors did you evaluate before choosing the Leica Tracker?

Creaform
13%
Nikon Metrology Inc.
16%
Automated Precision Inc. (API)
28%
FARO
80%

Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence Customer Research

Why Choose Leica Absolute Trackers?

What were the top reasons for choosing a Leica Absolute Tracker?

Portability
49%
Easy to use
39%
Probing and/or scanning
38%
Best training & support
19%
Greatest value
18%

Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence Customer Research

Inspection Process Challenges

What challenges were you facing with your inspection process before partnering with Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence?

Ensuring that dimensional stability requirements and quality specifications are met
69%
Comparing CAD models to as-built assemblies
36%
Aligning parts for assembly
30%
Reverse engineering parts and components
30%
Determining tool and die wear
11%

Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence Customer Research

By how much did your productivity increase after implementing your Hexagon CMM?

40% or greater: 35%
30%: 23%
20%: 26%
Up to 10%: 16%

Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence Customer Research

What has enabled you to reduce the amount of time dedicated to inspection tasks the most?

Flexibility of the measuring system
56%
Intuitive design of PC-DMIS software
42%
Advanced training courses
33%
Expert support services
30%

Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence Customer Research

What vendors did you evaluate before choosing the Hexagon CMM?

Zeiss
67%
Mititoyo
46%
Wenzel
10%
Nikon
16%

Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence Customer Research

What were the top drivers for purchasing your Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence CMM?

Meeting production demand
51%
Meets application requirements
45%
Meeting industry/regulatory standards
41%
Reduced cycle time
29%
Traceability
25%

Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence Customer Research

What challenges were you facing with your inspection process before partnering with Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence?

Ensuring that dimensional stability requirements and quality specifications are met
74%
Comparing CAD models to as-built assemblies
27%
Reverse engineering parts and components
18%
Aligning parts for assembly
14%
Determining tool and die wear
9%

Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence Customer Research

What is the estimated ROI for your measurement solution utilizing
PC-DMIS?

1 year: 26%
2 years: 34%
3 years: 21%
greater than 3 years: 19%

Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence Customer Research

What vendors did you evaluate before choosing PC-DMIS Software?

Zeiss-Calypso
62%
Mitutoyo-MCOSMOS
38%
Wenzel- Metrosoft, OpenDMIS
12%
Nikon- Camio, CMM-Manager
18%
Micro-Vu- Inspec
12%

Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence Customer Research

Challenges We Solve

What challenges were you facing with your inspection process before partnering with Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence?

Ensuring that dimensional stability requirements and quality specifications are met
55%
Comparing CAD models to as-built assemblies
47%
Reverse engineering parts and components
45%
Aligning parts for assembly
18%
Determining tool and die wear
12%

Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence Customer Research

Preferred Measurement Arm

Was the ROMER Arm your first choice when choosing a portable metrology solution?

Yes
76%
No
24%

Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence Customer Research

Why Fortune 500 Companies choose PC-DMIS

What were the top 2 reasons for choosing PC-DMIS as your inspection software?

Greatest value
10%
Common software environment for multiple hardware systems
15%
Highest level of capability
34%
Best training & support
39%
Easy to use
49%
Other
22%

Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence Customer Research

Why Partner With Hexagon?

These challenges our customers faced with their inspection process before partnering with Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence went away after purchasing a ROMER Absolute Arm:

Ensuring that dimensional stability requirements and quality specifications are met
55%
Comparing CAD models to as-built assemblies
47%
Reverse engineering parts and components
45%
Aligning parts for assembly
18%
Determining tool and die wear
12%
Other
13%

Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence Customer Research

What is the estimated payback for using your ROMER Arm?

less than 2 years: 59%
2 or more years: 24%
Other: 17%

Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence Customer Research

What were the top 2 reasons for choosing a ROMER Absolute Arm?

Easy to use
47%
Portability
42%
Highest level of accuracy in its class
29%
Best training & support
25%
Greatest value
23%
Other
19%

Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence Customer Research

What has enabled you to reduce the amount of time dedicated to inspection tasks the most?

Advanced training courses
16%
Expert support services
20%
Intuitive ergonomic design of the ROMER Arm
27%
Speed and confidence of accurate inspection data
57%

Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence Customer Research

Top Two Reasons for Choosing a ROMER Absolute Arm

What were the top 2 reasons for choosing a ROMER Absolute Arm?

Greatest value
23%
Best training & support
25%
Highest level of accuracy in its class
29%
Portability
42%
Easy to use
47%

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 Customer Research

Automotive Manufacturers Love PC-DMIS

What were the top 2 reasons for choosing PC-DMIS as your inspection software?

Easy to use
43%
Best training & support
39%
Highest level of capability
21%
Common software environment for multiple hardware systems
33%



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