Milford MA, June 30, 2016 – KPM Analytics announced today that it has acquired CHOPIN Technologies, a world leader in providing quality testing solutions to the grain and flour markets. Throughout CHOPIN’s long history, the company has focused on solving difficult challenges faced each day by customers involved in grain and flour production. The company’s more than 100 employees work from the headquarters in Villeneuve-la-Garenne Cedex, France as well as from subsidiaries in China and the United States.
KPM Analytics, a Union Park Capital holding company, was formed last year with the acquisitions of Unity Scientific and Process Sensors Corporation. The Company’s premium brands provide instrumentation solutions for many industries and markets, from food quality and safety to environmental and agriculture.
“The addition of CHOPIN Technologies to the KPM Analytics group of companies demonstrates KPM’s focus on strong brands that bring a unique, application-focused set of solutions to customers. CHOPIN brings a particular strength in both the grain and flour production markets. This deep, market-specific technical expertise is a perfect complement to the offerings of KPM’s other portfolio companies, Unity Scientific and Process Sensors. The combination of these three strong and well regarded brands positions KPM Analytics as a key provider in the global Food, Environmental, and Agricultural instrumentation markets.,” said Chris McIntire, CEO of KPM Analytics. “CHOPIN will continue to serve grain and flour customers as it has for decades, under the globally recognized CHOPIN Technologies brand.” said Mr. McIntire.
“Joining the KPM Analytics Group is a great opportunity for CHOPIN Technologies,” says Marc Dolige, CHOPIN’s CEO, “Bringing effective and innovative solutions to our clients is and will remain our focus.” Marc Dolige will continue as CEO after the acquisition as will the entire CHOPIN management team. “We are thrilled to be adding Marc and his team to the group and look forward to continued innovation, growth and success” says McIntire.
About CHOPIN Technologies
CHOPIN Technologies is specialized in methods and equipment for the quality control of cereals, flours, and their by-products. The company offers products and services to cereal industries needing to carry out analyses to satisfy operational requirements and current regulations and to meet customer specifications. For more information, visit www.chopin.fr.
About Process Sensors
Process Sensors is a leading manufacturer of state-of-the-art gauges and sensors to measure moisture and temperature, providing the most accurate and reliable measurement available for quality control in manufacturing processes, for industries worldwide. PSC’s MCT Series moisture analyzers and transmitters, employ true Smart Sensor Technology (SST®), next generation optics and stable electronics, to meet the increasingly stringent quality controls required by today’s manufacturing industries, and to provide innovative process control solutions for maximum on-line manufacturing productivity, cost efficiency and profitability.
Process Sensors is now the world’s number one supplier of on-line near infrared (NIR) moisture sensors for the continuous monitoring and measurement of moisture, coatweight, oils and other constituents, in the manufacture of food products (including snack foods), animal food, wood products, and tobacco, as well as the paper/converting industry, pharmaceutical manufacture, the chemical industry, minerals and various bulk materials, and a wide diversity of other manufacturing industries throughout the world. The corporate headquarters including production is located in Milford, MA, USA, and sales offices are located in Franklin Lakes, NJ, USA, Corby, UK and Warsaw, Poland. For more information, visit www.processsensors.com and www.processsensorsir.com.
About Unity Scientific
Unity Scientific is a well-regarded provider of analytical instrumentation for quality control applications within production processes and laboratory environments. Unity’s product portfolio includes near infrared (NIR) spectrometers, wet chemistry analyzers and sample preparation equipment. Unity serves a wide range of end markets, but has an added concentration within the food & dairy, agricultural and environmental markets. The corporate headquarters including engineering and production are located in Brookfield, CT, USA and its European headquarters are located in Weiler Bei Bingen outside Frankfurt, Germany. For more information, visit www.unityscientific.com.
About KPM Analytics
At KPM Analytics, we take great pride in what we do. Our premium brands provide instrumentation solutions for many industries and markets. From food quality and safety to environmental and agriculture, our customers turn to us for their advanced scientific instrumentation needs. Its market-leading brands include Unity Scientific, Inc. (CT, USA), Process Sensors Corporation (MA, USA), and CHOPIN (France). For more information, visit www.kpmanalytics.com.