Deal allows SOR to provide a complete temperature measurement solution across the process industry
October 03, 2013: SOR Controls Group, Ltd. announced it has acquired Smart Sensors Incorporated (SSi), enabling SOR® to strengthen its portfolio of temperature measurement solutions for the oil & gas, refining, chemical and power generation markets.
Smart Sensors (SSi), a Houston, TX based company, founded in 1995, offers a comprehensive line of temperature sensors and assemblies. Products include: Thermocouples, RTD’s, Thermowells and Temperature Transmitters used in a wide range of Industrial and OEM applications. Specialty products include High Pressure and Temperature Thermocouples, Multipoint Assemblies, High Accuracy RTD’s for critical process applications, custom designs and replacement elements for hard-to-source and long lead times assemblies.
“This acquisition is a strategic move to expand our continuous measurement offering in the temperature segment of the measurement and control industry. Temperature is the most widely measured process variable, and the addition of SSi gives us an ability to compete across the breadth of that segment,” said SOR President & CEO, Mike Waters. “SSi’s ability to quickly assess and respond to customer needs and provide a product that fits those needs in a relatively short period of time is consistent with SOR’s ability to provide engineered-to-order solutions with quick deliveries.”
“We see tremendous value for our existing and future customers in this acquisition”, says Ted Johnson, SSi VP of Sales & Marketing. “SOR will provide additional Manufacturing, Engineering and Operational resources that will allow us to meet and support our growth plans and provide a higher level of service and support to our customers. Both companies are known for providing high quality products with excellent customer service and support–both during and after the transaction.”
SOR is a global leader in the design and manufacture of measurement and control devices for oil & gas production, power generation, and the process industries. SOR manufactures a wide variety of electronic and mechanical instrumentation used for measuring pressure, level, temperature, and flow; along with maintaining an engineering and design team capable of providing engineered-to-order systems and products when required. With headquarters in Lenexa, KS and regional offices in Houston, Beijing, London, and the UAE, SOR supports a network of sales and service personnel capable of addressing customer requirements in any geographic market around the world.
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