Posted January 22, 2020 in Company News
MILFORD, MA (January 22, 2020)— KPM Analytics announced today that Brian Mitchell has joined as Chief Executive Officer. Mitchell previously served as Chairman, President & CEO of Spectro Scientific, Inc. one of the world’s largest suppliers of fluid analysis instrumentation, software and data analytics supporting the machine condition monitoring markets. Brian succeeds Chris McIntire who has become an operating advisor to Union Park Capital.
While with Spectro Scientific, Brian lead a team that was able to create a global analytical sciences business that experienced dynamic growth leading to its acquisition by Ametek (NYSE: AME) in 2018.
Prior to Spectro Scientific, Mitchell served as President & CEO of Polychromix, a developer and manufacturer of hand-held Near Infra-Red (NIR) molecular spectroscopy devices which was acquired by Thermo Fisher Scientific (NYSE: TMO) in 2010.
He also served as President of MIC Technology, a micro-electronics and semiconductor manufacturer acquired by Aeroflex Inc. (NYSE: ARX) in 1996.
“We could not be more excited to have Brian on board as CEO of KPM Analytics,” said Morgan Jones, Managing Partner, Union Park Capital. “Brian’s analytical sciences experience combined with his very strong commercial orientation is perfectly suited to drive KPM Analytics and it’s operating companies’ growth in our next phase.”
Brian commented that he is, “honored to join KPM Analytics with such well-recognized brands and thought leadership positions in the analytical sciences space. As I continue to meet employees, business leaders, distributors and customers, I am excited about working with our entire community in building a recognized global leader focused primarily on the food sciences, quality and safety markets.”
Mitchell holds a BS in Chemistry from Bridgewater State University and has spent his career leading global technology businesses in the semiconductor, optics and analytical sciences industries.
About KPM Analytics
The operating companies that make up KPM Analytics have come together because of their industry-leading application expertise in the food, agriculture and environmental sectors. AMS Alliance, CHOPIN Technologies, Process Sensors Corporation, Unity Scientific, Sensortech Systems Inc. and Sightline Process Control, Inc. are all recognized for deep applications knowledge and superior customer support. The companies now stand as a strategic group with a common passion for providing solutions to our customer’s most challenging problems. Through this united approach, our customers big and small, will be better served with broader and more robust scientific instrumentation and analytics offerings. To learn more, visit www.kpmanalytics.com.
About AMS Alliance
AMS Alliance is a developer, manufacturer, marketer and seller of a wide variety of instrumentation and systems that automate complex analysis for research & development, diagnostics, process monitoring and quality control in food, environmental, medical and agriculture applications. Backed by close to 30 years of analytical expertise, the AMS Alliance team serves global customers from locations in Italy, France and the USA. To learn more, visit www.amsalliance.com.
About CHOPIN Technologies®
Headquartered in Villeneuve-la-Garenne, France, the CHOPIN Technologies products focus on compositional and functional analysis in cereals, flours, and their derivatives. CHOPIN Technologies products provide exceptional results and are used across the globe to ensure that operational specifications, regulatory compliance and quality standards are met. CHOPIN Technologies has additional offices in Milford, MA, USA and Beijing, China. To learn more, visit www.chopin.fr.
About Process Sensors Corporation® (PSC)
PSC’s instrumentation provides accurate and reliable on-line moisture, temperature and other measurements for quality control of manufacturing processes such as food, wood and paper products, tobacco as well as pharmaceuticals and plastics. An industry leading supplier of NIR and IR technology, PSC is in Milford, MA, USA with sales offices in Franklin Lakes, NJ, USA; Corby, UK; and Warsaw, Poland. To learn more, visit www.processsensors.com.
About Sensortech Systems Inc®
Sensortech Systems Inc. is an innovator and manufacturer of on-line measurement and process control instruments with expertise in NIR and RF technologies. Located in southern California, USA with a global sales and support network, Sensortech instruments provide a variety of industries with productivity enhancing benefits that yield waste reduction, energy conservation, and quality assurance. To learn more, visit www.sensortech.com.
About Sightline Process Control
Headquartered in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada with sales and service in Europe, Sightline specializes in 3D color vision technology used in inspection systems and automation solutions for process control. Sightline's expertise in imaging techniques improves product quality, increases line productivity and reduces operating costs for food customers such as bakery, snack food, meat & poultry plus many others. To learn more, visit www.spci.ca.
About Unity Scientific®
With industry-leading expertise in near infrared (NIR) technology, Unity Scientific products are used for quality control applications within production processes and laboratory environments. Unity® premium analytical instrumentation serves a wide range of end markets such as food & dairy, agriculture and environmental. Headquarters are in Milford, MA, USA with additional offices in Weiler Bei Bingen, Germany. To learn more, visit www.unityscientific.com.
About Union Park Capital
Union Park Capital is a private equity firm solely focused on lower middle-market industrial technology companies. Union Park takes a long-term perspective to help stakeholders build value over time and drives value creation through profitably growing a business and not through financial engineering. Union Park Capital is based in Boston, MA, and has extensive investments and expertise in the analytical instrumentation sector. To learn more, visit www.union-park.com.
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