GE Opens Measurement & Control Validation Lab in India to Meet Critical Needs of Customers
- Supports Repair and Calibration of Kaye Range of Validation Products
- Facility Offers Most Accurate Temperature Calibration Capability of Any Lab in India
- Meets Vital Requirements of Pharmaceutical and Life Science Industries
- Supports GE’s ‘In Country, for Country’ Strategy
New Delhi, INDIA – March 07, 2012 – GE’s (NYSE: GE) Measurement & Control business has inaugurated a state-of-the-art validation laboratory in Electronics City, Bangalore. The new facility is the fourth of its type in the world for GE and the only lab in India to support the repair and calibration of Kaye validation products. The GE Kaye product range is designed to meet the most demanding industrial requirements for process improvement, thermal validation and reporting.
With the opening of the new lab, GE has expanded its services capability to support calibration of validators, temperature baths, ice point reference pressure sensors, temperature loggers and intelligent RTDs (IRTD) with very high precision and accuracy, to meet the critical requirements of the pharmaceutical and life science industries. The GE lab is the only one in India with the capability to calibrate temperatures to an accuracy of 0.005° C. The lab also will help reduce turnaround time for customers from three months to just one week.
“The new lab supports GE’s ‘In Country, for Country’ strategy to build on capabilities and resources within India,” said Ashish Bhandari, regional general manager, Measurement & Control India. “It also reinforces Measurement & Control’s vision to improve the health and productivity of its customers’ most critical industrial assets and systems through the application of smart, differentiated and integrated technology.”
GE Measurement & Control is a leading innovator in sensor-based measurement, inspection, asset condition monitoring, controls and radiation measurement solutions that deliver accuracy, productivity and safety to customers in a wide range of industries, including oil & gas, power generation, aerospace, transportation and healthcare. The business is part of GE Oil & Gas and has more than 40 facilities in 25 countries worldwide.
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