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National News: Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence Hosts the MSC Software Global Users’ Conference at HxGN LIVE #18221
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City: North Kingstown
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Conference Program Features MSC Software's Engineering and Simulation Solutions for Data-Driven Manufacturing and Intelligent Quality

Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence today announced the 2018 MSC Software Global Users' Conference will be held at HxGN LIVE, Hexagon's premier cross-industry technology conference, from June 12-15 at The Venetian in Las Vegas. During this four-day event, Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence will highlight innovative, data-driven manufacturing techniques and technologies that are redefining quality and productivity in the Smart Factory. Three sub-tracks – Design and Engineering, Production, and Metrology – form the Manufacturing Intelligence Track. The MSC Software Global User's Conference will be hosted in the CAE and simulation-focused Design and Engineering sub-track, attracting company executives, engineering managers, CAE specialists, product development professionals, designers and academicians. Acquired by Hexagon in 2017, MSC Software is a global leader in helping product manufacturers to advance their engineering methods with simulation software and services.

The MSC Software Global Users' Conference will offer educational content for novice and expert users of MSC Software's expanding product portfolio: MSC Nastran, Adams, Marc, MSC Apex, SimManager, Digimat, Simufact, Actran, Cradle CFD and VIRES VTD. The conference program features topical expert presentations, customer success stories, an Experts' Desk and Q&A sessions, and unique networking opportunities. Conference attendees will learn about simulation methodologies, best practices and MSC's vision for virtualization of the manufacturing process. Users will get a first-hand look at how the digital thread can integrate MSC's engineering solutions with other process touchpoints and em bed quality throughout the product lifecycle. In addition, participants have entry to the entire HxGN LIVE venue including keynote sessions and The Zone technology expo staging more than 120,000 sq. ft. of Hexagon technologies and 60+ exhibiting sponsors.

On Tuesday June 12, the MSC Software Global Users' Conference commences with free training sessions conducted by MSC Software product experts. Training topics include: 1) What's New in Apex Hawk, 2) Using Simulation for First-Time-Right Additive Manufacturing, and 3) Virtualizing Welding and Forming Processes. Following the training sessions in late afternoon, all attendees are invited to the kick-off HxGN LIVE Conference Keynote address and reception immediately following.

On Wednesday June 13, MSC Software President Paolo Guglielmini and CTO Brian Shepherd will present MSC's new corporate vision, strategy, and roadmap to the future. Other session topics include ‘System Dynamics Simulation in Vehicle Electrification and Automation' and ‘Improving Customization and Integration of Simulation into Your Engineering Processes'. In the afternoon, there will be six sessions featuring customer-presented application stories in automotive, aerospace, industrial and other industries.

On Thursday June 14, expert presentations continue with topics such as ‘Managing Enterprise Data and Processes with Engineering Lifecycle Management', and ‘MSC Additive Manufacturing Solution for me tals and Polymers'. The agenda also includes the Experts' Desk, where users submit their toughest questions and meet MSC applications experts face-to-face for resolution. In the afternoon, there will be six more sessions featuring customer stories and two MSC Software aerospace and automotive presentations covering autonomous vehicle simulation and hydraulics cosimulation for aerospace systems.

About Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence

Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence helps industrial manufacturers develop the disruptive technologies of today and the life-changing products of tomorrow. As a leading metrology and manufacturing solution specialist, our expertise in sensing, thinking and acting – the collection, analysis and active use of measurement data – gives our customers the confidence to increase production speed and accelerate productivity while enhancing product quality.

Through a network of local service centers, production facilities and commercial operations across five continents, we are shaping smart change in manufacturing to build a world where quality drives productivity. For more information, visit

Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence is part of Hexagon (Nasdaq Stockholm: HEXA B;, a leading global provider of information technologies that drive quality and productivity across geospatial and industrial enterprise applications.

Photo Caption: Adams Real Time and driver-in-the-loop simulation

Press Contact: Belinda Jones, HiTech Marketing llc, Tel: 860-399-1147,
Marketing Contact: Bridget Benedetti, Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence, Tel: 401-886-2112,

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