The product physics experts
Synonymous with innovation and quality, these two renowned and pioneering brands joined forces to become HBK (Hottinger, Brüel & Kjær), forming the world’s foremost provider of integrated test, measurement, control, and simulation solutions for product performance evaluation.
HBK continues to build on the two legacies, untapping the potential of combined knowledge and insight within three physical domains – mechanical, sound and vibration and electrical – and allowing us to pursue solutions for the unmet needs of our customers.
HBM – excellence across test and measurement
Having provided test and measurement solutions for more than 65 years, HBM is the market leader in testing, measuring, and analysis. HBM’s product range covers sensors, transducers, strain gauges, amplifiers, and data acquisition systems, as well as software for structural durability investigations, tests, and analysis. With production facilities in Germany, USA, China, and Portugal, HBM is represented in more than 80 countries worldwide.
For more information about HBM’s full range of services and solutions, visit: www.hbm.com
Brüel & Kjær – leaders in sound and vibration
Founded in 1942, Brüel & Kjær has grown to become the world’s leading supplier of advanced technology for measuring and managing the quality of sound and vibration. Brüel & Kjær’s portfolio focuses on optimizing the complete life cycle of products and solutions from design, development, and manufacturing, to deployment and operation. Brüel & Kjær is recognized worldwide for quality, reliability, and performance.
To learn more about how Brüel & Kjær can help you to manage sound and vibration challenges, visit: www.bksv.com
Brüel & Kjær starts its global expansion
Establisment of sales office in the USA, soon followed by offices throughout Europe, the Middle East, Asia, and Africa over the next few decades.
Brüel & Kjær expands into China
Brüel & Kjær becomes the first western electronics firm to set up a service center in the People’s Republic of China.
Danish Primary Laboratory of Acoustics
The Danish government commissions Brüel & Kjær to operate the Danish Primary Laboratory of Acoustics (DPLA).
HBM and Brüel & Kjær are acquired by Spectris
Spectris is providing customers globally with specialist insight through high-tech instruments, test equipment and software.
Leader in testing and analysis
Leader in sound and vibration
Leader in integrated solutions