Nova Instruments Acquires Stresstech Oy.
Helsinki, Finland April 6, 2017 - Nova Instruments LLC is pleased to announce the acquisition of Stresstech Oy (http://www.stresstech.com), a Finland based company, with subsidiaries in the United States, Germany, and India.
Stresstech is the market leader in residual stress measurement solutions, from handheld sensors to robotic inspection systems. Its Barkhausen Noise equipment is commonly used to optimize and control grinding and heat treatment processes of ferromagnetic components such as camshafts, crankshafts, bearings, valves, and landing gear units. Stresstech’s X-ray diffraction based analyzers and goniometers are capable of determining retained austenite content and furthering the range of inspection applications into ceramics. And, the third residual stress measurement technique supplied by Stresstech is based on hole-drilling by Electronic Speckle Pattern Interferometry (ESPI) technology which can be applied to a vast range of materials including titanium and plastics.
"For more than 30 years, Stresstech has been providing non-destructive inspection instruments to the Automotive, Aerospace, and Energy industries as well as universities and research institutes. This makes Stresstech a great addition to the Nova Instruments family by complementing the range of non-destructive testing solutions supplied by our current subsidiaries Dantec Dynamics, NDT Systems, Phoenix Inspection Systems and Technology Design.” said Jean-Marc Muller, President of Nova Instruments. “We look forward to working with the employees within the Stresstech group to ensure the company continues to excel in supplying innovative quality control equipment to address both market and individual customers’ demands.
Nova Instruments Acquires Degree Controls Inc.
Wakefield, MA January 19, 2017 - Nova Instruments LLC is pleased to announce the acquisition of Milford, New Hampshire based Degree Controls, Inc. (www.degreec.com) with its division AdaptivCOOL (www.adaptivcool.com).
Degree Controls designs, manufactures and sells high-quality sensors, instruments and thermal controllers, as well as data logging and monitoring software. With over 20 years of fluid mechanics application knowledge and experience, Degree Controls is an industry leader in supplying the Cambridge AccusenseTM family of air flow sensing solutions, ranging from miniaturized chip scale to customized, multi-channel systems for entire buildings. Degree Controls' AdaptivCOOL division offers unique, turn-key solutions that provide cooling needs to meet the demand of IT data centers world-wide.
Jean-Marc Muller, President of Nova Instruments had this to say about the acquisition, "We are excited to have Degree C join forces with our portfolio business, Dantec Dynamics, which will allow both companies to exploit synergies and increase their market penetration. With the acquisition of Degree C, Nova Instruments will be able to offer a larger range of fluid mechanics measurement systems to new industrial applications, ranging from biosafety cabinet monitors to board-solderable air velocity sensors."
Nova Instruments Acquires Technology Design Limited
Woburn, MA September 12, 2014 - Nova Instruments LLC is pleased to announce the acquisition of Technology Design Ltd. (http://www.technologydesign.com) , based in Winsford, England. Technology Design specializes in the design, development and manufacture of ultrasonic Phased Array, ToFD and Pulse Echo data acquisition systems and has gained a reputation for its outstanding customer service, meeting the requirements of clients from a variety of industries including Petro-Chemical, Power Generation, Aerospace and Education.
"Technology Design is a perfect match for Nova Instruments, complementing the range of non-destructive testing solutions supplied by our current subsidiaries Dantec Dynamics, NDT Systems and Phoenix Inspection Limited with a powerful range of state-of-the-art computerised Phased Array, ToFD and Pulse echo instruments.” said Jean-Marc Muller, President of Nova Instruments LLC. “We look forward to working with Technology Design staff to ensure the company’s continued success through its innovative “can do” customer support attitude”.
Mark Clark, General Manager added “We see this move as a great opportunity for Technology Design. We remain dedicated to serving our clients at all levels and we are excited to explore new synergies within the Nova group that will take our development and growth to new levels ensuring that we remain the operator’s choice of Advanced UT systems.”
Nova Instruments Acquires Phoenix Inspection Systems Limited
Woburn, MA April 17, 2014 - Nova Instruments LLC is pleased to announce the acquisition of Phoenix ISL (www.phoenixisl.com), based in Warrington, England. Phoenix Inspection Systems is a leading world-wide supplier of ultrasonic non-destructive testing (NDT) equipment, providing to the market a vast line of products ranging from conventional transducers and wedges to state-of-the-art automated scanning systems used for the inspection of critical components. Phoenix ISL has gained in its 30+ year history a breadth of application knowledge mainly within the nuclear and power generation, petrochemical, aerospace and transportation industries.
Jean-Marc Muller, President of Nova Instruments commented on the new acquisition stating "the addition of Phoenix ISL to our portfolio of businesses is a synergistic one adding new technologies and systems to the range of ultrasound techniques our subsidiary NDT Systems Inc. currently supplies and will allow Nova Instruments to further establish itself as a comprehensive solution provider within the NDT market."
Karl Quirk, Owner of Phoenix Inspection Systems, commented, "The acquisition of Phoenix ISL by Nova Instruments presents a great opportunity for Phoenix to offer its product range and expertise to a wider market and be able to integrate the Nova partners' technology into its customer offerings."
Nova Instruments LLC Acquires NDT Systems Inc.
Woburn, MA November 28, 2011 - Nova Instruments LLC is pleased to announce the acquisition of NDT Systems Inc. (www.ndtsystems.com), headquartered in Huntington Beach, California. NDT Systems Inc. designs, manufactures, and sells high-quality and advanced technology ultrasonic testing products such as thickness gauges, bond testers, portable flaw detectors, and eddy current coating thickness devices.
"Over the past 40 years, NDT Systems has established itself as a leader in the non-destructive testing market and makes NDT Systems a natural fit to the Nova Instruments' portfolio of businesses." said Jim Barbookles, Chairman and CEO of Nova Instruments LLC. "The addition of NDT Systems further enables Nova Instruments to offer its customers a variety of non-destructive testing products that best suit their specific application whether it's ultrasonic testing from NDT Systems or a shearography system from Dantec Dynamics A/S." said Jean-Marc Muller, President of Nova Instruments LLC.
Nova Instruments LLC Acquires Brookhaven Instruments Corporation
Woburn, MA July 2, 2010 - Nova Instruments LLC is pleased to announce the acquisition of Brookhaven Instruments Corporation (www.brookhaveninstruments.com), headquartered in Holtsville, New York. Brookhaven Instruments Corporation designs, manufactures, and sells high-quality analytical instruments used in research, development, process and quality control for nanoparticle, protein, and polymer characterization. Brookhaven is a market leader with its innovative technology for Laser Light Scattering Instruments, Molecular Weight, Particle Size, Zeta Potential, and Chromatography Analyzers.
"Brookhaven is a great company and an excellent addition to the Nova Instruments portfolio because it extends Nova's range of analytical test and measurement products and expands our laboratory applications while sharing common technology with Dantec Dynamics A/S, another Nova Instruments subsidiary." said Jim Barbookles, Chairman and CEO of Nova Instruments LLC.
Nova Instruments LLC Acquires Dantec Dynamics A/S
Woburn, MA February 2, 2010 - Nova Instruments LLC is pleased to announce the acquisition of Dantec Dynamics AS (www.dantecdynamics.com), a Danish company with its headquarters in Denmark and offices in Germany, France, Japan, UK and USA. Dantecs' primary areas of technical excellence include designing, manufacturing, and selling integrated measurement systems for diagnostics and research of physical properties in air, gas, liquid and solid materials. Moreover, in a close and cooperative relationship with its customers, Dantec provides advanced optical and sensor based measurement solutions for optimizing energy consumption, emissions, and product performance.
"We are very pleased to have Dantec be a solid foundation to our new technically focused test and measurement platform. Dantec offers leading edge optical laser measurement and sensing systems to insure quality, consistency, and safety in a host of critical markets," commented Jim Barbookles, Chairman and CEO of Nova Instruments LLC.