Hexagon Headlines: 6 empowering stories from around the world

Like the sides of a hexagon, our team is continuously moving in many directions with one fundamental goal: to empower our customers – operating in more than 27 industries – with the freedom to deliver a sustainable, autonomous future. 

Technology innovation transforms organisations and empowers the freedom to adapt to rapid changes wrought by evolving digital technologies. Our teams know there is never a time to slow down in the pursuit of digital transformation. 

Here are six headlines you don’t want to miss from the past two weeks around the globe: 

1. Construction professionals look forward to improved software solutions as Hexagon acquires Projectmates

Dallas-based Projectmates has created innovative construction project management software for its customers since 1997. Construction workers can use this software to link job sites in real-time, centralise progress and expectations, create reports and keep projects on time and on budget. Find out more about the future of Hexagon and Projectmates here   

2. Popular Science magazine reveals what people can accomplish with Hexagon’s Leica Geosystems’ technology 

The BLK360 and other lidar tools received special attention for mapping Naples’ ancient water systems, Egyptian tombs and underground passages in Scotland. The feature comes on the heels of new product announcements, including the DD100 Series cable locators and the new BLK LIVE app for smartphones, making work easier and more efficient for users. 

3. Cool Earth partnership aims to protect global rainforests 

Cool Earth protects rainforests in the Amazon, Congo and New Guinea by creating communities that foster change. Protecting the rainforests is crucial for the planet’s sustainability. Hexagon is honored to partner with Cool Earth and offer funding and support. Read more about how Hexagon and Cool Earth will work together. 

4. Belgium taps into smarter chemical production sites 

As the world’s largest chemical producer, BASF needed to make its largest plant in Belgium smarter through data and connected systems. With Hexagon’s Luciad portfolio, BASF created a digital twin of the full plant (1,483 acres) to give in-depth operational visibility and status that workers can access on-site or remotely. See the in-depth case study here. 

5. Sumika digitises sustainable compounds to decrease plastic carbon in vehicles 

Sumika leads manufacturing for thermoplastic compounds in Europe. Through its new partnership with Hexagon, Sumika engineers will soon be able to digitise the performance of new sustainable automotive-grade polypropylene compounds for more recyclables and lower carbon footprints for vehicles. Discover how the partnership will help reduce plastic carbon for new vehicles. 

6. HxGN LIVE Global 2023 registration is officially open!

We’re thrilled to announce that this year’s conference will take place 12-15 June in Las Vegas, NV. Thousands of professionals from all over the world will gather for engaging opportunities to connect face-to-face and hear inspiring keynotes, including from Hexagon’s President and CEO Paolo Guglielmini. Attendees can choose from nine summits focusing on specific industries, cutting-edge technologies and solutions. Sign up today! 

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