MSC + Hexagon:  “Where Simulation Gets Real”

MSC + Hexagon: “Where Simulation Gets Real”

“This is where simulation gets real.” That’s what Paolo Guglielmini, the CEO of MSC Software, told users in his standing room only keynote at last month’s HxGN LIVE conference in Las Vegas. You might remember that Hexagon acquired MSC in 2017, with the...
Hexagon snaps up SPRING’s NCSIMUL for machining

Hexagon snaps up SPRING’s NCSIMUL for machining

Hexagon just announced that it is acquiring SPRING Technologies, whose NCSIMUL optimizes the machining workflow from CNC programming to CNC simulation, managing cutting and tool libraries, real time machine monitoring and technical content publication. Hexagon CEO Ola...
HxGN LIVE merges old and new, urges epic leaps forward

HxGN LIVE merges old and new, urges epic leaps forward

HxGN LIVE, the Hexagon group’s annual userfest, brings together thousands of people from manufacturing to fire/rescue/police to construction to mapping professionals. Walking the halls, it’s hard not to run into someone who does something I know nothing...
Hexagon snaps up SPRING’s NCSIMUL for machining

Hexagon grows in autonomous

Hexagon has quietly been building out a solid set of assets that get it ever-closer to the coming autonomous world, starting waaay back when it acquired Leica and Intergraph and, last weekend, announced its intent to add AutonomouStuff (great company name, btw) to the...
Hexagon CEO’s legal saga continues

Hexagon CEO’s legal saga continues

Hexagon announced on Wednesday that the Norwegian Court of Appeal has decided to accept the appeal launched by the Norwegian economic crime authority of CEO Ola Rollén’s unanimous acquittal in January on charges of insider trading. This apparently isn’t as...
Hexagon snaps up SPRING’s NCSIMUL for machining

Hexagon moves further into construction tech

A couple of years ago, at a HxGN Live, Hexagon’s Process Power and Marine group announced its entry into BIM — but not BIM as the rest of the world understood it at the time, a design tool. No, PP&M was going to repurpose existing assets for the...
Hexagon CEO’s legal saga continues

More AECish news, this time AVEVA and Hexagon

Goodness, but the AEC world is just crazy newsy right now. Two quick things: AVEVA announced yesterday that the first 9 months of its 2018 fiscal year were better than forecast due to improved execution, stabilizing end-markets and the signing of a...
Hexagon snaps up SPRING’s NCSIMUL for machining

Bentley, Hexagon active in acquisitions

Right up front: no, Bentley didn’t acquire Hexagon and Hexagon didn’t acquire Bentley. Both did announce acquisitions today. It was announced in India that Bentley has acquired S-Cube Futuretech for its RCDC software product line. RCDC, RCDC FE, RCDC Plan...