Emerson Process Management Adds Powerful Quantum Cascade Laser (QCL) Gas-Analysis Technology to Rosemount Portfolio
Jane Alexander | December 22, 2014
Emerson has announced the acquisition of Cascade Technologies Ltd., of Stirling, Scotland, a manufacturer of gas analyzers and monitoring systems that incorporate Quantum Cascade Laser (QCL) technology.
By measuring multiple gases simultaneously, QCL technology can help companies improve industrial-emissions monitoring, production efficiencies and environmental compliance. The technology will added to the Rosemount Analytical gas-analysis portfolio of Emerson Process Management.
According to Emerson, QCL technology provides a step-change in gas analyzer performance through its increased sensitivity, speed of response and fingerprinting capability. The company says these advancements provide a “powerful solution” for industries like petrochemical, food and beverage, marine, automotive and pharmaceutical. Terms of the acquisition have not been disclosed.