HBM is a member of Spectris plc, the precision instrumentation and controls company.

Spectris overview

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.

Visit the websites of the Spectris companies

Materials Analysis

  • Malvern Instruments
    Analytical systems for materials characterization, from bulk powders to nanomaterials and macromolecules
  • PANalytical
    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

In-line Instrumentation

  • Brüel & Kjaer Vibro
    Machine condition monitoring systems and maintenance services
  • BTG
    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
  • Servomex
    Gas analyzers, gas analysis systems and transducers

Industrial Controls

  • Microscan
    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

Spectris Website


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