TUBE NEWS 2016 May 2016 - Page 48

Buehler Consolidates European Metallography and Hardness Testing Business in Esslingen/Germany Buehler ITW Test & Measurement (, a leading manufacturer of equipment, consumables and accessories for metallography and hardness testing, has combined its business sectors Metallography, formerly based in Düsseldorf/Germany, and Hardness Testing, still widely known under its previous name, Wilson Hardness, and traditionally based in Esslingen am Neckar in Germany. right up to fully automatic in-process hardness testing. The facilities at the new ‘Buehler Solutions Centre’ in Esslingen offer Buehler ITW Test & Measurement adequate space for development, training, production, sales and warehousing. They even allow for a future expansion of these activities, providing customers from the German-speaking region, France and the UK with direct access to a team of highly qualified professionals in all matters of the