KLEVE, GERMANY, November 6, 2008-In September 2008, Spectro Analytical Instruments, supplier of analytical instruments for optical emission and X-ray fluorescence spectrometry, produced and delivered spectrometer number 30,000. The Spectrotest mobile metal analyzer with the serial tag 30,000 was purchased by Butting GmbH, a stainless steel fabricator and long-time Spectro customer, for incoming quality control testing.

“We are extremely pleased that we produced and delivered instrument number 30,000 in time for our company’s 30th anniversary in 2009,” explains Oliver Buechler, Spectro’s Germany sales and service subsidiary director.

“It’s also very fitting that the Spectrotest carry this special number, since it has been the top selling brand for Spectro from day one nearly 30 years ago,” adds Buechler. “Over the years, the Spectrotest has remained at the top of its class with continuous improvements in technology, reliability and ease-of-use. It continues today to maintain its position as the best-selling arc/spark mobile metal analyzer on the market.”

The 30,000th instrument was delivered to Butting GmbH in Knesebeck, near Wolfsburg, Germany. Butting produces longitudinally welded tubes and tube accessories for the chemical and petrochemical industries as well as for plant engineering.