Industry Headlines / NDT

GE Invests in German Facility's Expansion

February 5, 2010
/ Print / Reprints /
ShareMore
/ Text Size+

BILLERICA, MA - GE Sensing & Inspection Technologies announces a $1M investment to expand its Odelzhausen, Germany, facility, which designs and manufactures Rheonik coriolis flow meters used in the oil & gas and power generation sectors. The expansion will create a world-class flow meter calibration center to test and calibrate ultrasonic and coriolis flow meters, helping ensure accurate measurement and performance. The project will be operational in the fourth quarter of 2010.

"The calibration center in Odelzhausen is a symbol of our investment in and commitment to expanding our global infrastructure, providing high-tech products and services for our customers," says Tim Povall, general manager of measurement solutions at GE Sensing & Inspection Technologies.

GE Sensing & Inspection Technologies acquired Rheonik in 2008, expanding its flow meter portfolio to include coriolis technology. The meters measure flow from 0.5 grams per minute to 1,500 tons per hour and offer a competitive advantage for the end user by providing temperature stability and increased safety in corrosive environments. Rheonik’s products serve high-pressure applications and can operate with relatively large amplitudes, a critical requirement for highly viscous liquids or low flow.

GE Sensing & Inspection Technologies provides advanced measurement, sensor-based and inspection solutions that deliver accuracy, productivity and safety to customers in a wide range of industries, including oil & gas, power generation, aerospace, transportation and healthcare. The business is part of GE Energy Services and has more than 40 facilities in 25 countries worldwide.

Did you enjoy this article? Click here to subscribe to Quality Magazine. 

You must login or register in order to post a comment.

Multimedia

Videos

Podcasts

 In honor of World Quality Month, we spoke to James Rooney, ASQ Past Chairman of the Board of Directors 2013, for his take on quality around the world.
For more information, read the ASQ Speaking of Quality column.
More Podcasts

Quality Magazine

CoverImage

2014 September

Check out the September 2014 edition of Quality Magazine for features!

Table Of Contents Subscribe

The Skills Gap

What is the key to solving the so-called skills gap in the quality industry?
View Results Poll Archive

Clear Seas Research

qcast_ClearSeas_logo.gifWith access to over one million professionals and more than 60 industry-specific publications,Clear Seas Research offers relevant insights from those who know your industry best. Let us customize a market research solution that exceeds your marketing goals.

eNewsletters

STAY CONNECTED

facebook_40.png twitter_40px.png  youtube_40px.pnglinkedin_40px.png