ION Science Holdings acquires Analox to further accelerate growth

ION Science, the world’s leading developer and manufacturer of PID gas sensors and instruments, has announced the acquisition of Analox Group, a gas sensing and analysis manufacturer based in Stokesley, North Yorkshire.

“This is a major step on our strategic growth journey,” explains ION Science Group Managing Director, Duncan Johns. “With strong brands in global markets, ION and Analox will continue to operate separately. However, both companies invest heavily in research and development, so by working together, we are really excited by the opportunities this acquisition presents for accelerating future growth.

Importantly, both companies share a common focus on customers’ needs, and especially product quality and reliability. We also both supply OEM sensors and engineered solutions, so customers can expect a broader range of solutions in the future. From an ION Science perspective, this move will expand the range of measurement technologies that we will be able to offer, which means that in addition to VOCs, we will also offer detection and measurement solutions for a wide range of other gases.”

Analox Managing Director, Emma Harbottle says: “Over the last 40 years we have designed and developed innovative gas sensing solutions that truly solve our customers’ challenges. We are extremely proud of the reputation we have built, especially in the defence, beverage & hospitality and laboratory sectors. By working closely with ION we can continue to build on the success of both companies and I am excited to see what the future holds.”

About ION Science

ION Science is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of advanced gas detection equipment and gas sensors. For over 30 years, the company has developed measurement solutions for almost every industry; helping to protect the environment and the safety of workers, even in the harshest of environments.

Key products in the ION Science portfolio include portable, personal, semi-portable, and fixed VOC detectors, in addition to the world’s most popular range of PID sensors. With a focus on sensitivity, stability and a wide measurement range, ION Science’s instruments and sensors have a global reputation for quality. Manufactured at the company’s UK headquarters, ION Science products are designed and developed by a talented and experienced in-house team and distributed worldwide via subsidiaries in Germany, France, Italy, India, China and the USA, and via a global network of distributors.

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