ONICON Measurement Solutions Acquisition
Effective April 24, 2019 ONICON Measurement Solutions is pleased to announce the company has been acquired by the TASI Group ( www.tasigroup.com ). The TASI Group is a privately-owned industrial business focused on Test, Measurement, Inspection, and Assembly instruments and equipment. All ONICON Measurement Solutions business units (ONICON, Air Monitor, Fox Thermal, Seametrics, Greyline and Pulsar Process Measurement) are included in this transaction. The ONICON Measurement Solutions companies will become part of the existing TASI Flow Group of companies which are currently comprised of AW-Lake Company, Exact Dispensing Systems, KEM GmbH, Litremeter, SignalFire Wireless Telemetry, and Vogtlin Instruments. John Norris, current president of ONICON Measurement Solutions, was named as President of the TASI Flow Group and will report to John McKenna, TASI Group President and CEO.
John Norris comments that “ONICON Measurements Solutions joining TASI Flow is a great next step in our continuing development as a premier flow and level measurement business. Together we have an impressive and extensive technology offering to better serve our customers around the globe and fuel further growth.”
All ONICON Measurement Solutions companies will continue to serve their customers by manufacturing quality flow and energy measurement devices and will honor their commitments to their customers with excellent customer service. The ONICON family of companies is excited about this acquisition and looks forward to continued business with you going forward.
Frequently Asked Questions
Has ONICON been acquired?
Yes. Effective April 24, 2019 ONICON became part of the TASI Group. This is a large, multi-national, company with businesses focused on Test, Measurement, Inspection and Assembly instruments and equipment. They have a significant Flow Group that we will be joining. It is a privately held, family owned business that has been in existence for many years.
Does this include all ONICON companies (ONICON, Greyline, Pulsar, Fox Thermal, Air Monitor, and Seametrics)?
What changes will happen to the business?
In the short term, we will have to suspend shipments of products and perform a
physical inventory of the business. This should last no more than 2-3 days. Normal
shipments should commence by April 29, at all facilities.
In the longer term, we will be the major part of the TASI Flow Group of companies. We are expected to continue to execute our plans and to be successful in the market.
Is a move contemplated?
No move is contemplated.
Any changes to how we order products?
Not in the foreseeable future.
Is it possible to gain access to other TASI Flow Group products through ONICON?
It is too early to tell. Please forward to sales management.
Have the company names changed? Will we need a new W-9? Will your Remit-to address change?
No changes are anticipated in how we do business together.
Explore all the brands in the TASI Flow Group below:
Air Monitor has been delivering airflow measurement solutions since 1967 – 50 years! We are the premier solutions provider for the Commercial HVAC, Industrial Process, and Power Generation markets. We are the only dedicated airflow solutions provider with expertise in differential pressure and thermal dispersion measurement technologies.
AW-Lake Company manufactures inline, positive displacement, mass Coriolis, variable area and turbine flow meters with an impressive array of electronic output and control options including; electronic sensors, inline optical sensors, flow switches/alarms and transmitters. The company’s flow monitoring products can be found in a broad array of market applications in the oil & gas, transportation, industrial, process, sanitary and medical/life sciences market segments.
Since 1978, Exact Dispensing Systems have designed and manufactured high quality equipment for the dispensing of single component fluids and plural component reactive resins such as epoxies, urethanes and silicones. Their materials and application expertise helps clients make the best decisions regarding their specific dispensing application. The EXACT staff members always take the time to understand the customer’s process requirements and then develop a valid, sensible, cost-effective dispensing solution to meet those needs.
After more than 20 years of manufacturing thermal gas mass flowmeters, Fox Thermal continues to lead the market in innovative, reliable, accurate, and full-featured flow meters. Our exceptional team of mechanical, electronic, and software engineers have helped to shape the thermal mass flow measurement industry.
Greyline is a worldwide leader in ultrasonic instrumentation for industrial and environmental markets. We develop, manufacture and market industrial flow and level monitoring instruments including ultrasonic level transmitters, flow meters and open channel flow meters. Greyline’s primary market is environmental – especially water and wastewater treatment systems.
With more than 50 years of experience, complemented by innovative and customer-specific product development, KEM Küppers Elektromechanik GmbH is an expert in flow measuring technology and calibration. KEM is an independent, vertically integrated manufacturer that designs and produces standard and customized mechanical or static flow meter solutions.
Litre Meter has been manufacturing flow meters since 1975 and positive displacement flow meters since 1986. This reservoir of knowledge is used to expertly select the appropriate meter technology and provide effective flow measurement solutions. Main markets are chemical injection and hydraulic applications in the Oil & Gas sector worldwide.
ONICON Incorporated has been delivering market leading flow and energy measurement products since 1987. For more than 30 years we have been exclusively focused on delivering quality engineered flow and energy measurement instruments for hydronic heating and cooling systems. Our broad range of product solutions are wet-calibrated, fully programmed for your application, and ready to use right out of the box.
Pulsar Process Measurement Ltd manufactures and supplies level, volume, open channel flow, pipe flow, sludge interface measurement and pump control instrumentation. Since 1997, Pulsar has risen to become one of the world-leading non-contacting measurement instrumentation manufacturers and their products are used in a wide variety of industries and applications worldwide.
Seametrics, an ONICON Measurement Solutions business, is a designer and manufacturer of a wide variety of flow metering and submersible sensor products. Since 1990 we have provided innovative solutions to users in irrigation, fracking, water treatment, groundwater, surface water, and chemical processing applications. Our products have a reputation for durability and accuracy at a competitive price, and are sold through a network of domestic and international distributors.
A global leader in flow measurement and control for over 45 years, Sierra Instruments designs and manufactures fluid flow measurement and control solutions for customers spanning across global industries as diverse as scientific research, oil & gas, energy management, semiconductor, clean energy, aerospace and biotech to name a few. Sierra provides state-of-the-art calibration and fast localized service. With over 150 locations in over 50 countries, Sierra is uniquely positioned to provide innovative products and lifetime support for the leading companies of today and the growth enterprises of tomorrow.
SignalFire’s unique Open Architecture Wireless Mesh Network permits users to create wireless sensor networks using the sensors and actuators best suited for the job rather than the a wireless option provided by a sensor vendor. SignalFire’s intrinsically safe battery powered nodes can power both the attached sensors and the wireless system making the system truly wireless.
Vögtlin Instruments GmbH is a Swiss designer of gas flow measurement and control instruments. Vögtlin has over 25 years of experience in designing and manufacturing high precision thermal mass flow meters and controllers, variable area flow meters and control valves. The core competence on calibration and OEM solutions together with the aplication expertise throughout its worldwide sales partner network make Vögtlin a strongly respected player in various industrial fields such as medical, biotechnology, surface treatment, coating & hardening and new energy.
AVFM 5.0 Area-Velocity Flow Monitor
- For Open Channels and Pipes No Flume or Weir Required
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- Works in partially filled and surcharged pipes
- 3 Isolated 4-20mA Outputs(Flow, Level and Velocity)
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Greyline ultrasonic sensors are mounted at the top of a tank or in a position above the liquid being measured. The sensor continuously transmits pulses of high frequency sound (typically 42 kHz) which travel away from the sensor, hit the surface of the liquid and return to the sensor.
The instrument electronics measure the time it takes from transmitted sound to return of the echo. With reference to the speed of sound in air, the exact distance of the liquid surface from the sensor can be calculated with high accuracy (±0.25% of maximum range).
Since the speed of sound is affected by air temperature, Greyline ultrasonic level sensors include a built-in temperature sensor. Level/distance measurements are automatically temperature compensated throughout the operating temperature range of the sensor.
The sensor should be positioned so that it has a clear "view" of the liquid surface and away from ladders, pipes or other obstructions. Greyline recommends 1 ft. from the sidewall for every 10 ft. depth (300 mm for every 3 m depth). False echoes from agitators (sweeping under the sensor), turbulence and waves can be filtered and disregarded by the instrument.
Greyline models range from simple 4-20mA level indicating transmitters, to sophisticated monitoring, controlling and data logging models. Return to Greyline Products for Level model details and specifications. For information on a wide range of level instrument technologies including ultrasonics, read Wastewater Level Measurement Techniques.
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Greyline is a worldwide leader in ultrasonic instrumentation for industrial and environmental markets. We develop, manufacture and market industrial flow and level monitoring instruments including ultrasonic level transmitters, flow meters and open channel flow meters.
Greyline’s primary market is environmental - especially water and wastewater treatment systems. Customers include industry and municipalities.
Modern research facilities at Greyline include closed pipe and open channel flow systems. With years of steady growth, Greyline products are sold and supported worldwide.