Hexagon AB

Hexagon AB is a global technology group headquartered in Sweden.

Hexagon AB
Traded asNasdaq StockholmHEXA B
HeadquartersStockholm, Sweden
Revenue14,096 M SEK[1]
Number of employees

The operation is focused on precision measuring technologies and is divided into three business areas: Geospatial Measuring (Surveying and GPS), Industrial Metrology (Hexagon Metrology) and Technologies. The company markets its products and services under more than 35 different brands worldwide. The Group employs about 18,000 people in 50 countries.

Hexagon's operations encompass hand tools, fixed and portable coordinate measuring machines, GPS systems, construction machine control systems, level meters, laser meters, total stations, sensors for airborne measurement, aftermarket services and software systems, such as PC-DMIS.

Hexagon’s macro products are used within construction and engineering industries, while micro products are used primarily by automotive and aerospace industries, medical industries and design industry. Hexagon's other operations focus on supplying components primarily to the heavy automotive industry as well as key components for industrial robots.


Hexagon AB was founded in 1992 and is headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden and provides products to design, measure, and position objects. Surveyors, government agencies, mapping companies, construction, and security and defense related industries are the primary customers of their services.

Hexagon AB purchased Leica Geosystems in late 2005.[3]

In February 2017, the company acquired United States CAE company MSC Software.[4]



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