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Hexagon Metrology Moves Unit to North Carolina

Photonics Spectra
Jan 2007
Hexagon Metrology Inc. of North Kingstown, R.I., has relocated one of its US hexagon precision centers to a new, larger facility in Huntersville, N.C., where it will be more accessible to its customers. The field office was originally established by Brown and Sharp Co. in Charlotte, N.C. The 10,000-sq-ft plant was designed to meet the growing demand for the company’s measurement products, and it encompasses an expanded training facility, a demonstration center and a precision measurement laboratory for providing contract inspection services to local manufacturers.


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The technology of generating and harnessing light and other forms of radiant energy whose quantum unit is the photon. The science includes light emission, transmission, deflection, amplification and detection by optical components and instruments, lasers and other light sources, fiber optics, electro-optical instrumentation, related hardware and electronics, and sophisticated systems. The range of applications of photonics extends from energy generation to detection to communications and...
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