GE acquires Norway-based supplier of industrial sensors

07 August 2012

GE has acquired PRESENS, a provider of pressure, temperature and flow measurement solutions, a move which expands its portfolio of sensing solutions and will form part of the company’s Measurement & Control business within GE Oil & Gas.

PRESENS is a provider of high-performance sensors, specialising in high-pressure measurements and severe environments.

“Commenting on the move, Brian Palmer, president and CEO of GE Measurement & Control and vice president of GE Energy, said: “We are building an integration strategy that will capitalise on both companies’ existing expertise, with a focus on the combined talent that we have.”

The addition of PRESENS will expand GE’s core energy offerings and extend its reach into adjacent offerings for energy and industrial customers around the world..

PRESENS develops and supplies pressure sensor solutions based on proprietary, patented technology. The design of the sensing element enables extremely accurate and stable measurement of pressure and temperature. The sensors generate highly reliable data that is an ideal input for advanced monitoring and control systems, allowing them to operate to their full potential.

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