Hexagon acquires Etalon to further autonomous production

Hexagon acquires Etalon to further autonomous production

Serial acquirer Hexagon just announced that is has bought Etalon AG, maker of equipment calibration products. Etalon’s metrology solutions measure geometry, analyze these measurements and, when needed, initiate compensation to ensure the dimensional accuracy of...
It’s 2019! Don’t panic!

It’s 2019! Don’t panic!

I hope you were able to spend at least some of the year-end disconnected from the Interwebs and come back to work energized about the year ahead. One thing I noticed in own my reentry is the number of lists urging us all to adopt the technologies that will change our...
Best wishes from Schnitger Corp!

Best wishes from Schnitger Corp!

What a year it’s been! We’d like to wish each and every one of you only the best for the rest of 2018 and all of 2019 — and thank you for reading, commenting, emailing and keeping a lively discussion going. See you in...
Hexagon acquires Etalon to further autonomous production

Quickie: DS to acquire IQMS for SMB ERP

Yet another acronym salad; sorry about that.Dassault Systèmes just announced that it plans to acquire IQMS, an enterprise resource planning (ERP) company focusing on the small and medium enterprise portion of the manufacturing sector, for $425M in cash. From the press...
Bentley goes open, open source that is

Bentley goes open, open source that is

In October, at its Year in Infrastructure event, Bentley Systems announced that part of its vision for AEC industry interoperability would go open source. It was a big deal announcement and deserves more than the mention I was able to give it at the time.First, what...
Quickie: Aras raises another $70 million in funding

Quickie: Aras raises another $70 million in funding

Aras just announced that it has raised another $70 million in equity funding, this time led by Goldman Sachs Private Capital Investing group with participation from Silver Lake Kraftwerk and GE Ventures, both prior investor. These funds will support global...