HBM is a member of Spectris plc, the precision instrumentation and controls company.
Spectris develops and markets productivity-enhancing instrumentation and controls. The company had sales of ￡1,179.8 million in 2013 and employs around 7,500 people worldwide. Spectris is listed on the London Stock Exchange (symbol – SXS) and is a member of techMARK, the London Stock Exchange’s index for technology companies, and the FTSE4Good index of socially-responsible companies.
Spectris products help customers to improve product quality and performance, increase productivity and yield and reduce downtime and waste. Our instrumentation and electronic control businesses are all leaders in their specialised markets and can be found in most industries, with applications ranging from ultraviolet curing of printed CD coatings to sound level measurement and particle contamination detection.
Spectris is the parent company of 12 individual businesses with operations around the world. The businesses are organized into 4 segments: Material Analysis, Test and Measurement, In-line Instrumentation, and Industrial Controls.
- Malvern Instruments
Analytical systems for materials characterization, from bulk powders to nanomaterials and macromolecules
X-ray analytical equipment for industrial and scientific applications
- Particle Measuring Systems
Micro-contamination monitoring systems for ultra-clean environments and manufacturing processes
Test and Measurement
- Brüel & Kjaer Sound & Vibration
Transducers, sound level meters and analyzers for sound and vibration measurement
- HBM Test and Measurement
Sensors, data acquisition systems, software for measuring forces, torque, strain and load.
- Brüel & Kjaer Vibro
Machine condition monitoring systems and maintenance services
Sensors, instrumentation, coating and creping technology for the pulp and paper industry
- NDC Technologies
Infrared, X-ray, isotopic and microwave sensors for on-line measurement of moisture, composition, film thickness and coat weight
Gas analyzers, gas analysis systems and transducers
High speed industrial bar code scanning and decoding instruments
- Omega Engineering
Products for process measurement and control of temperature, humidity, pressure, strain, force, flow, level, pH and conductivity
- Red Lion Controls
Operator interfaces, signal conditioners, temperature controllers, counters, rate indicators and panel meters