Posted May 16, 2019 in Company News
Media contact: Laura Brockway
MILFORD, MA (May 14, 2019) — KPM Analytics announced today that it has acquired Sensortech Systems, Inc., a corporation with deep application expertise and proven near infrared resonance (NIR) and radio frequency (RF) technology. Used by global customers for real-time moisture measurement in process control across a variety of industries.
This is KPM’s sixth acquisition since its inception in late 2015.
Headquartered in Oxnard, CA USA, Sensortech joins KPM as a leader in providing real-time moisture measurement and solutions that improve efficiency and automates quality control. Backed by over 35 years of technology innovation and industry expertise, Sensortech further expands KPM’s core NIR technology portfolio while adding RF to KPM’s technology mix.
“Sensortech is a natural extension to KPM’s Operating Companies; AMS Alliance, Unity Scientific, CHOPIN Technologies, Sightline Process Control and particularly Process Sensors Corporation” says Chris McIntire, CEO of KPM Analytics. “Together, we are building market share with an unmatched group of NIR experts to better serve customers around the globe. The combination of all six strong, well-regarded brands, positions KPM Analytics as a key provider of NIR instrumentation and solutions for online moisture measurement.”
“Joining KPM Analytics is a great opportunity for Sensortech.” says CEO Colin Hanson. “Bringing effective and innovative solutions to our clients is and will remain our focus as we realize the new opportunities that come along with being part of KPM.” Hanson will continue as CEO after the acquisition as will the entire Sensortech management team.
“Not only are we excited to add RF capabilities, we are thrilled to have Colin and his team part of KPM and look forward to continued innovation, growth and success.” says McIntire. “As we work to uncover the best ways to grow both PSC and Sensortech, both businesses will continue to work with and support their existing sales channels, distribution networks and their global customers as they have done successfully for decades.”
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 improve product quality, increase line productivity and reduce operating costs for food customers such as bakery, snack food, meat & poultry plus many others. www.spci.ca
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, healthcare & 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. 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 operational specifications, regulatory compliance and quality standards are met. CHOPIN Technologies has additional offices in Milford, MA, USA and Beijing, China. For more information, visit www.chopin.fr.
About Process Sensors Corporation (PSC)
PSC’s instrumentation provides accurate and reliable moisture and temperature measurement 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 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’s 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 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. Unity Scientific, Process Sensors Corporation, CHOPIN Technologies and most recently AMS Alliance are all recognized for deep application knowledge and superior support. The companies now stand as a strategic group with a common passion for providing solutions and solving our customer’s most challenging problems. Through this united approach, our customers big and small will be better served with a broader, more robust scientific instrumentation offering supported by a global network. Visit www.kpmanalytics.com to learn more.