Hexagon, Ericsson to Host Joint Webinar on the Role of 5G in Industry 4.0

Hexagon, Ericsson to Host Joint Webinar on the Role of 5G in Industry 4.0
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SURREY, UK, Apr 3, 2020 – Hexagon’s Manufacturing Intelligence division is pleased to announce that, Hexagon and Ericsson to host a joint webinar on 16 April 2020 on how 5G will support Industry 4.0 deployments. Experts in manufacturing and communication technologies discuss how 5G networks help drive digital transformation within the manufacturing sector.




Sachin Mathur, Head of Partnership Programs, Smart Factory, Hexagon’s Manufacturing Intelligence division, Erik Josefsson, Vice President, Head of Advanced Industries, Ericsson and Sasidhar Yalavarthi, Project Manager, Smart Factory, Ericsson, will discuss how 5G wireless networks facilitate greater automation and data-driven decision-making in the manufacturing sector. The event will be moderated by Brett Brune, Editor in Chief of Smart Manufacturing magazine.

Ignacio Blanco, Product Marketing Manager, Smart Factory Solutions Hexagon, says: “Hexagon and Ericsson are partnering to make manufacturing smarter by simplifying the capture, transfer and use of data with reliable, low-latency, high-bandwidth wireless networks. As a result, manufacturers will be able to connect multiple machines, sensors and systems across even the largest sites in a way that suits their individual productivity needs.”

The webinar will be sponsored by Digital Engineering, a leading German-language construction and engineering trade magazine; Asia Pacific Metalworking Equipment News (APMEN), one of the most authoritative metalworking magazines in the region; Smart Manufacturing, a principal industry voice in the United States and The Manufacturer, a major UK publication that provides news and promotes best practice in the manufacturing industry.


  1. 5G and Industry 4.0 in a nutshell
  2. Smart Wireless Manufacturing
  3. Strategic business-driven decisions
  4. IoT and Industry connectivity
  5. Testing results

Register to join the webinar on 16 April 2020 at a choice of different times

About Hexagon’s Manufacturing Intelligence Division

Hexagon is a global leader in sensor, software and autonomous solutions. We are putting data to work to boost efficiency, productivity, and quality across industrial, manufacturing, infrastructure, safety, and mobility applications.

Our technologies are shaping urban and production ecosystems to become increasingly connected and autonomous – ensuring a scalable, sustainable future.

Hexagon’s Manufacturing Intelligence division provides solutions that utilise data from design and engineering, production and metrology to make manufacturing smarter.

Hexagon (Nasdaq Stockholm: HEXA B) has approximately 20,000 employees in 50 countries and net sales of approximately 3.8 bn EUR. Learn more at hexagon.com and follow us @HexagonAB.

About Ericsson

Ericsson is one of the leading providers of Information and Communication Technology (ICT), with about 40% of the world’s mobile traffic carried through Ericsson’s networks. Ericsson enables the full value of connectivity by creating game-changing technology and services that are easy to use, adopt and scale, making our customers successful in a fully connected world. For more than 140 years, our ideas, technology and people have changed the world: real turning points that have transformed lives, industries and society as a whole. The Ericsson stock is listed on Nasdaq Stockholm and on Nasdaq New York. For more information, visit www.ericsson.com.

Learn more about Ericsson’s industrial offering at www.ericsson.com/industry4.0

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