Pittsburgh, PA – August 3, 2020 - FOERSTER Instruments, Inc., a leading provider of non-destructive testing technology, has acquired U.S. Thermal Technology, Inc., which performs proven and accurate reformer tube inspection services for the petrochemical industry. The partnership allows FOERSTER Instruments to add these inspection capabilities to its portfolio as USTT becomes part of the global FOERSTER Group.
USTT has been a longtime partner of Magnetische Pruefanlagen GmbH (MP), another subsidiary of the FOERSTER Group, headquartered in Reutlingen, Germany. MP’s measuring and test instruments are among the market leaders in the field of non-destructive material testing. Using MP’s LEO-SCAN eddy current technology, USTT has been providing inspection services and remaining lifetime assessments to North and South America for 30 years.
“We are thrilled to have USTT as a member of the FOERSTER Group,” said Jason Wilburn, President. “After many years of partnership, the acquisition feels like the next natural step in the relationship. It allows both companies to better serve our customers. FOERSTER can provide a more complete portfolio of testing services, and USTT gains access to the global resources of the FOERSTER Group.”
About FOERSTER Instruments, Inc.
FOERSTER Instruments, Inc. has been the United States subsidiary to the FOERSTER Group since 1978. Headquartered in Pittsburgh, PA, it also has locations in Ohio, Texas, South Carolina and Alabama. Since 1948, the name FOERSTER has been synonymous with quality and precision. FOERSTER develops and produces units and systems for the non-destructive testing of metallic materials, metal detection, and magnetics. FOERSTER serves its customers globally through a network of 10 subsidiaries and representatives in 60 countries. For more information, visit www.foerstergroup.com.
About U.S. Thermal Technology, Inc.
Founded in 1990, USTT is considered a market leader in reformer tube inspection. Headquartered in Houston, TX, USTT is proud to service the petrochemical industry throughout the Americas. For more information, visit www.usthermaltechnology.com.
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