In recent years, refining plants, petrochemical plants and chemical plants have been required to increase capacity, but have been provided with very few upgrades to existing equipment to accommodate increased capacity requirements.
Though plant managers and employees understand the importance of safety, they might not understand how a relatively inexpensive component like a gauge can lead to a major disaster.
WIKA in Lawrenceville, Ga. was awarded the designation of “Large Manufacturer of the Year” by Partnership Gwinnett. WIKA is the global leader in the manufacturing of advanced pressure gauge, transmitter and temperature measurement instrumentation.
Direct Drive Technology: “Battle Proven” Performance in a Process Gauge The military has used direct drive gauges on aircrafts, tanks and submarines since the 1960s for one simple reason...
WIKA recently celebrated its 10th anniversary as a Lean manufacturing company, demonstrating WIKA’s commitment and dedication to customers and continuing on a solid path for continuous improvement and quality.
WIKA recently announced that its A-10 general industrial pressure transmitter has been awarded the globally recognized cULus certification.
WIKA has recently released two new free brochures, both addressing the pressure and temperature measurement instrumentation needs of the heating, ventilation and air conditioning industries, as well as for refrigeration applications.
WIKA introduces the air2guide™ product line of differential pressure (DP) gauges (mechanical and electronic) for filter monitoring, incline tube manometers, DP switches, DP transmitters and air flow velocity pressure transmitters.
The electronic pressure measurement division of WIKA was recently recognized by Minnetonka, Minn.-based Instrumentation Resources Inc. as its most valuable principal of 2011, receiving its President’s Award.
WIKA is pleased to announce and congratulate Joe Bush, Line Supervisor for Cells 1780/1870/1910/1960, for being recognized as the 200,000th Georgia Work Ready Employee by the State of Georgia’s Governor’s Office of Workforce Development.
After 10 years as a LeanSigma manufacturing company, WIKA is introducing Six Sigma and Green Belt training to its workforce. Six Sigma processes facilitate WIKA with improving its quality processes and identifying and removing the root causes...
WIKA corporate quality management system has globally unified resources by bringing accreditations of all WIKA subsidiaries under one registrar, located at WIKA’s parent company WIKA Alexander Wiegand SE & Co. KG, based in Klingenberg, Germany.
How do you know when a pressure gauge has been damaged from harmful pressure spikes or overpressure conditions? WIKA has developed a revolutionary overload indicator located on the dial face for easy viewing showing when the gauge has been pressurized...
Differential pressure gauges are often found in industrial process systems and yet, they are easily overlooked or misunderstood. In fact, a differential pressure gauge can often times provide multiple solutions to everyday problems.
Traditionally, Swiss manufactured products are consistently above and beyond all global standards. WIKA Instrument Corporation innovated on this level of excellence to bring the most precise, reliable and rugged pressure gauge movement...
WIKA is pleased to announce fixed lead-times for most products manufactured in our Lawrenceville, Ga., facility (full list below).
WIKA recently celebrated its 300th Kaizen event. The Kaizen took on the task of improving productivity, quality and delivery, as well as updating standard work and developing data for routing purposes for the 1830 production cell.
WIKA Instrument Corporation, as part of the Performance Test Code Committee 19.3, is pleased to introduce the updated Thermowell Sizing Spreadsheet.
WIKA recently announced it has received the Certified Work Ready Facility designation from the State of Georgia Governor’s Office of Workforce Development.
The WIKA C-10 electronic pressure transmitter is designed for many general purpose applications and provides high performance for a wide range of requirements.
WIKA Instrument Corporation (WIKA) recently announced the addition of Lisa Haskell as Controller, reporting to Steve McCullough, Chief Financial Officer.
A new option that is now available on most WIKA instruments is an electroluminescent dial (ELD). The ELD is useful for taking instrument readings in the dark or in low light environments.
WIKA, as part of the Performance Test Code Committee 19.3, is pleased to introduce the new Thermowell Sizing Spreadsheet. The new ASME PTC19.3 TW-2010 is a combination of Murdock and Brock methodologies with significant upgrades and enhancements.
The first ever WIKA Wellness Challenge recently ended with great success. No more weekly weigh-ins, counting calories or sweating in the Georgia heat for these WIKA employees. So how did the participants fair?
WIKA Instrument Corporation is pleased to announce a new external zero adjustment option for all Type 2XX.34 (4½”) liquid-filled and dry process gauges. This new option increases the ease of adjusting the gauge after it has been installed.
WIKA is sponsoring its first ever weight loss challenge! The competition will last three months and the team that loses the most amount of weight over that time period wins. The weight loss goal for all 18 teams is 1,681 pounds.
We all have goals, right? Maybe to get organized, go back to school to earn a degree, lose a few pounds or just get the laundry done all in one day. Perhaps you have a goal that other people would call crazy.
The addition of the Transmitters, Electronic Meters and Displays product category on the RFQ is also integrated with the WIKA Online Customer Center for WIKA distributors and channel partners who are registered users.
The quality system of WIKA has successfully achieved ISO 9001:2008 certification for the design, manufacture, calibration and repair of pressure and temperature measurement instruments and accessories through KEMA-Registered Quality, Inc.
Parent Company of WIKA Instrument Corporation, Pressure, Temperature & Level Measurement Leader, Acquires “Direct Drive” Technology Innovator 3D Instruments
WIKA Instrument Corporation (WIKA) has enhanced its product line with the XSEL™ process gauge series. The XSEL™ has been designed for pressure applications found in today’s grueling refining, petrochemical and chemical plants.
This series of sanitary gauges is designed and manufactured to meet the stringent requirements of the pharmaceutical and biotech industries.
WIKA is pleased to announce improvements to mechanical thermometer products. WIKA’s bi-metal thermometer types 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 50, 51, 52, 53, and 54 are now supplied standard with ingress protection rating IP65/NEMA 4X.
WIKA Instrument Corporation (WIKA) was recently awarded a grant to further enhance its ongoing participation in the Georgia Work Ready program from Governor Sonny Perdue.
WIKA Instrument Corporation (WIKA) announces its TRONIC PSD-30 pressure transmitter with integral LED display has been awarded the globally recognized UL certification.
WIKA Instrument Corporation is the first recipient of “Continuous Improvement Award” from Parker Veriflo. The presentation was made at Parker’s First Annual Supplier Day.
Starting August 10, 2009, WIKA's RMA process will be managed by a dedicated team who are: experts in handling RMAs; trained to quickly handle technical questions; and focused only on expeditiously handling RMAs.
The WIKA mini-siphon is ideal for tough process industries that include mechanical engineering, plant construction, chemical, petroleum/refining, power stations and environmental technology.
WIKA Instrument Corporation is the first recipient of “Continuous Improvement Award” from Parker Veriflo. The award was presented to WIKA as appreciation and acknowledgement for their efforts with the UHP pressure gauge supply chain project.
WIKA announces enhancements to online Product Cross Reference page. WIKA responded to customer feedback and have upgraded the competitive model cross reference page on www.wika.com with additional features to make it more effective and user-friendly.
WIKA Instrument Corporation (WIKA) extends its ultra-clean transducer line to include the new, compact WUC-1X series·the smallest in the industry.
WIKA extends its product line for pressure monitoring in refrigeration and HVAC applications with the new AC-1 pressure transmitter.
WIKA Instrument Corporation's embrace of continuous improvement featured in Gwinnett (Ga.) Business Journal's Special Focus section, Winning in a Tough Economy.
WIKA Instrument Corporation (WIKA) is pleased to announce the release of its new Online Customer Center (OCC). The company listened to customer feedback and upgraded its OCC with additional features to make the process faster and more user-friendly.
WIKA Instrument Corporation (WIKA) is pleased to announce the launch of its newly developed online Request for Quote (RFQ) form, available on the WIKA website at www.wika.com.
WIKA Instrument Corporation (WIKA) has recently released the CPG 1000 high accuracy digital test gauge. With an accuracy of 0.05% of full scale and 18 selectable pressure units, the CPG is capable of handling all test gauge needs.
The metro Atlanta headquarters and manufacturing facility of WIKA Instrument Corporation (WIKA) was chosen by nationally syndicated cable television program "How It's Made” to be featured on a segment demonstrating how pressure gauges are made.
WIKA’s VMI program will complement the company’s Lean Manufacturing processes, enabling WIKA to work collaboratively with customers to help manage their inventories.
With the “UL”, “CSA” and “GOST R” mark, the outstanding quality of WIKA’s A-10 pressure transmitter has got the seal of approval, on a global scale, from independent notified bodies.
WIKA recently continued to advance the world of pressure measurement with the introduction of the air2guide family of differential pressure (DP) gauges.
WIKA Instrument Corporation will now start producing the 23X.53 2” gauge in the USA.
WIKA announced that it successfully reduced water consumption at its Lawrenceville manufacturing facility by almost 70 percent from its April/May 2007 peak usage of 60,300 gallons per workday to its June 2008 usage of only 18,500 gallons per workday.
WIKA Instrument Corporation, a leading global manufacturer of pressure and temperature measurement instruments, opened its U.S. facility in a 500 square-foot building in Long Island, NY, in 1967.