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About GE Sensing & Inspection Technologies
Article Type: Industry news From: Pigment & Resin Technology, Volume 37, Issue 4
GE Sensing & Inspection Technologies is part of GE Enterprise Solutions, a $5 billion business helping customers compete and win in a changing global environment by combining the power of GE’s unique expertise and intelligent technology to drive customers’ productivity and profitability. GE Sensing & Inspection Technologies is a leading innovator in advanced measurement, sensor-based and inspection solutions that deliver accuracy, productivity and safety to its customers. The company designs and manufactures sensing instruments that measure temperature, pressure, moisture, gas and flow rate for demanding customer applications. It also designs, manufactures and services inspection equipment, including radiographic, ultrasonic, remote visual and eddy current, that monitors and tests materials without disassembly, deforming or damaging them. GE Sensing & Inspection’s products are used in a wide range of industries, including oil and gas, power generation, aerospace, transportation and healthcare. The company has 4,700 employees at more than 40 facilities in 25 countries worldwide. For more information, contact: www.ge.com/sensing or www.ge.com/inspectiontechnologies.
Rheonik, headquartered in Munich, Germany, is a manufacturer of coriolis flowmeters. The meters measure flow from 0.5 g/min to 1,500 tons/h. Rheonik’s Omega tube design includes a torsion rod/cross bar design that offers versatility and a competitive advantage for the customer by providing temperature stability and increased safety in corrosive environments. Rheonik’s products serve high-pressure applications and can operate with relatively large amplitudes, which is important for highly viscous liquids or very low flow. For more information, contact: www.rheonik.com
Münzing acquires the liquid defoamer business of Hexion
In line with its growth strategy Münzing has acquired the liquid defoamer business from Hexion Speciality Chemicals B.V. The business will be integrated into Münzing’s existing paper and coatings additives business. The acquisition strengthens Münzing’s position in architectural and industrial coatings segments as well as in adhesives. The completion took place in January 2008. The transaction comprehends the transfer of Hexion’s complete liquid defoamer line and all customer relationships. The production of the defoamer line will be integrated into the additive plant of Münzing in Heilbronn, Germany in April 2008.