Hexagon buys SCCS, a supplier of Leica Geosystems in the UK

Hexagon has acquired Paul MacArthur Limited, SCCS – a UK supplier of surveying equipment to the engineering and infrastructure market and a Leica Geosystems distributor for over 20 years. SCCS, based in Cambridge, England, provides surveying solutions across the country, offering customers rent, purchase and service options in the road, rail and construction projects. “As the UK continues to fund major infrastructure projects with more stringent processes related to Building Information Modelling (BIM
Highway & Network Management / January 13, 2016
7121 Hexagon has acquired Paul MacArthur Limited, SCCS – a UK supplier of surveying equipment to the engineering and infrastructure market and a 265 Leica Geosystems distributor for over 20 years.

SCCS, based in Cambridge, England, provides surveying solutions across the country, offering customers rent, purchase and service options in the road, rail and construction projects.

“As the UK continues to fund major infrastructure projects with more stringent processes related to Building Information Modelling (BIM), collaboration between the construction and software sectors becomes increasingly vital,” a statement from Hexagon said. “SCCS’s local market expertise and relationships coupled with Hexagon’s digital technologies that enable new, data-enabled ways of working will strengthen adoption of Hexagon’s solutions in this area.”

“Adding SCCS to our direct sales footprint enables us to better capitalise on the growing opportunities in the UK, as well as offers SCCS customers opportunities to adopt new technologies from Hexagon’s extensive portfolio,” said Ola Rollén, Hexagon’s president and chief executive

“Additionally, not only does this acquisition…provides a wealth of knowledge and expertise in the area of equipment rental, accelerating our ability to serve the evolving needs of our global customer base.”

SCCS will be fully consolidated immediately. Excluding intercompany revenue, the company’s turnover for 2015 amounted to around €12 million.

Hexagon is a global provider of information technologies for geospatial and industrial applications. The company integrates sensors, software, domain knowledge and customer workflows. Hexagon, listed on the Stockholm stock exchange, has more than 16,000 employees in 46 countries and net sales of around €2.6 billion.
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