Hexagon’s Geosystems division expands partnership with Amberg Technologies to bolster rail solutions in North America

New distribution agreement provides easier access to innovative rail surveying solutions and factory-certified service.

Hexagon Geosystems partnership with Amberg Technologies

(Norcross, Ga., USA, 23 August 2018) – Hexagon’s Geosystems division, the complete reality capture solutions provider, signed a U.S./Canada distribution agreement with Amberg Technologies Ltd., a leading provider of surveying solutions for the rail industry. The expanded partnership will accelerate the digitalization of the rail industry by proving easier access to solutions that solve many geospatial and measurement challenges.

Hexagon provides many branded products and services into the rail industry, including Leica Geosystems reality capture solutions, SafeLoad clearance solutions and HxGN SmartNet positioning services. Amberg’s rail solutions, integrated with Leica Geosystems total station and GNSS positioning sensors, provide an industry-leading platform for portable rail surveying tasks, such as slab track construction, as-built geometry surveys, tamping surveys and clearance surveys.

Under the new agreement, Hexagon will enhance its rail industry offerings in the U.S. and Canada by adding sales distribution, technical support, and repair and calibration services for the full line of Amberg’s rail products.

“As the rail industry transitions to full digitalization, companies are seeking accurate measurement and mapping solutions that enable them to visualize, assess and make smart decisions to improve operations and minimize risks,” said Brian Daniel, rail segment manager for Hexagon’s Geosystems division, U.S. and Canada. “Amberg Technologies’ rail surveying solutions are widely recognized for their automation as well as their outstanding quality and reliability. This new agreement gives the U.S. and Canadian rail industry a single comprehensive resource for all its measurement and mapping needs.”

"With Hexagon, we have found a strong and experienced partner for the representation and resale of our rail surveying solutions in the U.S. and Canada market," said Stefan Basler, head of sales and marketing at Amberg Technologies Ltd. “We are pleased to support the rail industry by making innovative solutions easier to access.”

To learn more about Hexagon Geosystems rail solutions, visit https://rail.hexagongeosystems.com/en-us

To learn more about Amberg Technologies rail solutions, visit http://www.ambergtechnologies.ch/en/products/rail-surveying/

  Hexagon Geosystems partnership with Amberg Technologies

Hexagon has signed a distribution agreement with Amberg Technologies Ltd. for the U.S. and Canadian markets that will make it easier for the rail industry to solve geospatial and meas-urement challenges, implement new technology and maintain existing systems.

Hexagon is a global leader in digital solutions that create Autonomous Connected Ecosystems (ACE), a state where data is connected seamlessly through the convergence of the physical world with the digital, and intelligence is built-in to all processes.

Hexagon’s industry-specific solutions leverage domain expertise in sensor technologies, software, and data orchestration to create Smart Digital Realities™ that improve productivity and quality across manu-facturing, infrastructure, safety and mobility applications.

Hexagon’s Geosystems division, the complete reality-capture solutions provider, provides a sharp focus on information technologies that capture, measure and visualize data with high-quality products and solutions creating digital realities. Hexagon (Nasdaq Stockholm: HEXA B) has approximately 24,000 employees in 50 countries and net sales of approximately 5.2bn EUR. Learn more at hexagon.com and follow us @HexagonAB.

For further information please contact:
Tracy Douglas

Vice President Marketing & E-Commerce
Hexagon Geosystems, U.S. and Canada
Phone: 770-326-9557

Susann Gilli
Team Lead Group Marketing & Communication
Amberg Group Ltd, Switzerland
Phone: +41 44 870 92 52

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