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Founded in 1975, K-TEK is a leading global manufacturer of state-of-the-art level instrumentation for liquid and bulk solids detection. The company has over 350,000 installations worldwide in such applications as oil and gas production, chemical processing, pulp and paper processing, mining and construction, food and beverage manufacturing, plastics manufacturing, and power generation. K-TEK operates offices, service locations, and research and development facilities around the world.

K-TEK focuses its extensive engineering, manufacturing, and applications expertise exclusively in the area of level measurement. Year after year, the company pushes the leading edge of technical innovation and consistently commits to R&D the largest investment per revenue dollar of any level company in the world.

K-TEK is also committed to the highest degree of product quality and customer service, which is exemplified in the solutions approach that is taken with each individual customer. K-TEK is set apart from the competition by its ability to design and manufacture equipment for some of the toughest industry applications — including high pressures, extreme temperatures, low specific gravities, and low dielectric constants.

K-TEK is the only manufacturer in North America to hold three (3) ASME stamps
(“U,” “UM,” and “S”) and hold a PED certificate in the magnetic level gauge business. The company also maintains an ISO-9001 certification and continues to expand agency approvals, such as ATEX, for all electronic instruments.

K-TEK pioneered the KM26 magnetic level gauge with extruded outlets and precision engineered floats and continues to set the pace in the industry with such innovations as AccuTrak™, the first SIL 2 certified (IEC 61508) magnetostrictive level transmitter; SureShot™, the first low cost, all digital design laser level and distance transmitter; Resonator™, the first vibrating fork switch that features a one-step, external calibration process, eliminating hassles with equipment covers; and MT5000, the industry’s first guided wave radar level transmitter with full waveform digital readout and display. The company also manufactures ultrasonic transmitters and a full line of point level switches, plumb bob devices, and field controllers. K-TEK's products are used in over 350,000 installations worldwide in such applications as chemical processing, oil and gas production, power generation, pulp and paper processing, mining and construction, food and beverage manufacturing, and plastics manufacturing.






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