Gasmet Technologies Oy, a gas monitoring equipment manufacturer from Finland, has announced its acquisition of UK-based Quantitech, Ltd.

Gasmet’s products are used across the globe in regulatory monitoring, process control and environmental and safety applications, with Quantitech having been its sales and service partner in the UK and Ireland since 1995.

Quantitech Ltd, established in 1983, provides advanced environmental and process monitoring instrumentation with expertise in emissions monitoring, combustion analysis, process gas analysis, leak detection and environmental analysis.

Although specific financial details were not disclosed, it is understood that Quantitech, now a 100% subsidiary of Gasmet, will remain at their location in Milton Keynes with operations continuing as usual.

UK expansion

Mikko Ahro, CEO of the Finnish corporation, stressed, “Quantitech has an excellent reputation and has established a comprehensive customer base. This acquisition is designed to secure the long-term future of the business and to exploit the growth opportunities that we see in the UK market.”

“We believe there are significant growth opportunities for FTIR analysers in the UK, so it is our intention to strengthen the resources at Quantitech to further improve the experience and expertise that drive the company’s high levels of customer support.”