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  • TASI Group Grows Global Leak Test Capabilities with Germany’s Innomatec

    By on August 30, 2019

    The TASI Group of Companies (www.tasigroup.com), has taken ownership of the German leak test company, Innomatec Test (innomatec.com), creating the world’s strongest leak test solution provider.

    Innomatec will be organized in the TASI Product Integrity Segment, which includes Cincinnati Test Systems (CTS), CTS-Schreiner, Sciemetric, and Sierra CP. This addition will geographically expand the reach of the Division’s leak test business into Europe and enable it to deliver an unmatched combination of technology and expertise to the global market.

    CTS-Schreiner will be organized under Innomatec, providing sales, service, and manufacturing resources for Southern Europe from Munich. Mike Schillings, previously the managing director of Innomatec will continue as Managing Director Global of the combined entity. In this role, he will work to expand the core competencies and market reach of the Innomatec team in the areas of special test equipment, development, and production of quick-connector systems and measuring instruments, and automation.

    “We are pleased to have Innomatec as part of our organization and are eager to support Mike and his team in continuing their strategy which is fully complementary to TASI,” said TASI CEO John McKenna. “CTS and Innomatec have followed similar paths over the past 40 years. Each has built a strong engineering team that is focused on solving customer challenges with innovative leak test technology, quick connectors, and custom systems development.”

    “Together, we have the comprehensive portfolio of industrial leak testing products to create new opportunities and equip global manufacturers with the capabilities they need for the future” added Schillings. “Existing customers of CTS, Innomatec, and CTS-Schreiner will benefit from the significant support and operational reach each organization has in North America, Europe, and Asia. I am committed to being a part of the team and look forward to working with new partners who so clearly understand what we do and want to achieve and share our vision for growth.”

    “Wherever in the world, our customers operate, they can now choose leak test instruments and test solutions from CTS or Innomatec with added confidence that they will receive full service and support locally,” said CTS President Kevin Hansell. “They will be the primary beneficiaries as we combine our shared passions for engineering innovative solutions and delivering best-in-class customer service and support.”

    About Innomatec Test

    Innomatec was founded in 1983 with the idea from founder Wolfgang Schillings to replace all traditional leak measuring methods, such as underwater testing, with computer-controlled leak testing devices and procedures. The company has since grown to deliver customized systems and test benches for leak checks, flow monitoring and function tests for water, air, helium, inert gas, and SF6. Innomatec’s client base now includes household names from all sectors of industry, in 18 countries. Learn more at https://www.innomatec.com

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  • The TASI Group Continues Expansion with 2nd Acquisition in Q2

    By on May 9, 2019

    The TASI Group continues the growth of its Flow Segment business with the recent acquisition of Sierra Instruments, a global company specializing in the manufacture of flow measurement instrumentation. This is the 2nd acquisition finalized by The TASI Group in just two months.

    Offering flow and test solutions to international markets, Sierra Instruments is comprised of two divisions: FLOW, headquartered in Monterey, California and AUTO, headquartered in Malvern, United Kingdom. The FLOW Division manufactures mass flow meters and flow controllers for gas, liquid, or steam application. The AUTO Division builds complex, custom, integrated test facilities and world-class engine and vehicle test automation systems.

    “Sierra’s flow product portfolio compliments TASI Flow businesses, offering new technologies including Transit-time ultrasonic and vortex shedding, among others,” explained TASI CEO John McKenna. “This acquisition is strategically important to the continuing growth of TASI Flow and the TASI Group.”

    With this recent acquisition. the TASI Flow Segment now includes the following operations:

    • Air Monitor
    • AW-Lake Company
    • EXACT Dispensing Systems
    • Fox Thermal
    • Greyline
    • KEM Kuppers Electromechanik GmbH
    • Litre Meter
    • Onicon
    • Pulsar Process Measurement
    • Seametrics
    • Sierra Instruments
    • SignalFire Wireless Telemetry
    • Vogtlin Instruments GmbH

    For more information about Sierra Instruments, visit https://www.sierrainstruments.com/. For information about the acquisition, please contact Marcia Reiff, Director of Marketing Communications, TASI Flow USA, at 800-850-6110, e-mail mreiff@aw-lake.com.

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  • TASI Adds ONICON to Flow Segment Group

    By on April 26, 2019

    The TASI Group recently acquired ONICON, a private company specializing in the design and manufacture of flow meters and energy measurement systems. ONICON addresses liquid flow, steam flow, natural gas flow, airflow, and thermal energy applications with a broad range of flow meter technologies, including electromagnetic, turbine, ultrasonic, thermal mass, vortex, Pitot tube and BTU meters. Through its own acquisitions, ONICON offers six brands including:

    • ONICON
    • Air Monitor
    • Seametrics
    • Fox Thermal
    • Greyline
    • Pulsar

    The organization joins the TASI Flow Segment of complementary businesses which includes:

    • AW-Lake Company
    • KEM Kuppers Electromechanik GmbH
    • Litre Meter
    • SignalFire Wireless Telemetry
    • Vogtlin Instruments GmbH
    • EXACT Dispensing Systems

    The ONICON acquisition is another is step in the continuing development of TASI’s premier flow and level measurement business. The combined businesses now form a substantially larger TASI Flow Segment that offers an extensive range of technology to better serve customers around the globe and extend into new markets.

    “The ONICON acquisition is a strategic win for everyone,” stated TASI CEO John McKenna. “ONICON’s diversified portfolio of flow technologies compliment TASI Flow businesses with little overlap in technology, industries and geographic regions. This acquisition positions both businesses on an aggressive growth path.”

    John Norris, former ONICON President and Chief Executive Officer, will serve as TASI Flow Segment President with responsibilities for overseeing the entire combined group of world-class flow businesses. He will report directly to John McKenna the TASI Group CEO.

    Find out more about ONICON at www.onicon.com

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