At Sensory Analytics, we believe the best way to serve our customers and offer solutions to their challenges is to collaborate with key industry partners. These strategic partners bring their areas of expertise and unique insights to help us better address the coating and film layer measurement needs of the industries we serve. The Sensory team is honored to work with such high-performing and experienced organizations that have helped further the advancement of our high-impact SpecMetrix coating thickness measurement systems.
The Lab – Powered by BevSource
The Lab is the first-of-its-kind facility, providing beverage creators a dedicated resource for pilot runs and quality assurance testing. The Lab was launched by BevSource, one of the leading providers of beverage development and operations solutions in North America, as a place for beverage ideas to be tested, perfected, and validated on a smaller scale before moving to full production. The most unique feature of the facility is the adjacent, public-facing taproom where brand owners can put their product anonymously on tap and get unbiased consumer feedback.
The Lab is the first third-party beverage container quality laboratory and testing facility to be awarded “SpecMetrix Certified” status. This certification acknowledges the company’s demonstrated commitment to ensuring all in the beverage industry can have access to the highest level of film weight quality and can liner testing procedures.
OEMs and Strategic Alliances
AMETEK Surface Vision
AMETEK Surface Vision, part of the Process and Analytical Instruments Division of AMETEK, Inc., is the world leader in automated online surface inspection solutions. Its broad product range is optimized for the monitoring and inspection of webs and surfaces, and for process surveillance applications. The SmartView® and SmartAdvisor® product lines deliver robust, flexible solutions to continuous production processes across a number of industries, with hundreds of customers and more than 2,500 installations worldwide. Its systems have become vital to increasing efficiency, streamlining operations, improving product quality and reducing costs and waste in industrial processes.
Koenig & Bauer MetalPrint
Koenig & Bauer-MetalPrint, a member of the Koenig & Bauer Group, is the world leader for printing, coating, and drying solutions in the area of metal decorating. Koenig & Bauer MetalPrint supplies complete printing and coating lines in the most varied configurations – specifically for printing or coating or for a combination of the two, with UV drying systems or thermal drying ovens with integrated exhaust air purification, for decoration with 2 to 10 colors. Each solution is tailored to the customer’s requirements.
Since 2014, a variety of Koenig & Bauer-MetalPrint coating lines have been equipped with the market-leading flat sheet coating thickness and film weight measurement systems from SpecMetrix.
Versatile Technology is an industry leader in advanced measurement systems for the metal packaging industry. For over 30 years, Versatile has been designing and manufacturing its gauges in Melbourne, Australia, and shipping them all over the globe. Their equipment is built for the global market where all types of cans and ends are produced. Versatile Technology and SpecMetrix partnered in 2017, to provide the can making industry an automated solution to measure coating thickness/film distribution with a high level of sampling and throughput.
The ACS-T34 Automatic Coating Thickness Gauge is the world leader for measuring internal, external, and over-varnish coatings on beverage cans. The gauge has many other features such as VT’s very own Dark Night camera system for rim coat presence and percentage check, multi-size capability, and programmable measurement bands meaning you can measure anywhere you want, anytime.
The Bronx Group
The Bronx Group has been in operation for over 80 years and is a leading global supplier of coil processing line solutions for steel and aluminum companies all over the world. The Bronx Group has an extensive reference list for coil process lines that produce high-quality products for Whitegoods, Architectural, Building, and Construction markets. A significant level of its business comes from repeat customers.
As a regional support partner of SpecMetrix coil coating measurement systems, The Bronx Group will be handling sales and support efforts within Russia and the CIS region.
Collaborate with us!
If you are interested in becoming one of our industry partners, please contact us to share how Sensory Analytics’s exclusive SpecMetrix® coating thickness measurement solutions are a good fit for a collaboration with your organization.