- Combustible gas detectors
- Toxic gas detectors
- Flame detectors
- Systems and controllers
Simtronics heritage goes back to 1948, when Simonsen Radio was established. The Company was a pioneer in radio communication and hydro acoustic equipment for the Norwegian fishery fleet.
|1948||Simonsen Radio established, later named SIMRAD|
|1980||The electro-optical business demerged, creating Simrad Optronics|
|1984||First IR gas detector (GD100) launched|
|2003||Dubai branch established|
|2004||Acquisition of Icare SAS, France, now known as Simtronics SAS|
|2007||Fire & Gas Division demerged and forming Simtronics ASA and listed on the Oslo Stock Exchange. Acquisition of Water Mist Engineering AS (WME)|
|2008||Acquisition of ETech Process AS, Fire Eater AS and Technor Safe Ex AS' active fire fighting system division, forming Simtronics Group|
|2009||ETech Process AS merged with Water Mist Engineering AS|
|2011||UTC Fire & Security acquired through its subsidiary, Autronica Fire & Security AS, 100 percent of the shares of Simtronics ASA. Simtronics was delisted from Oslo Stock Exchange|
|2012||Simtronics AS operates as an independent company in the United Technologies Corporation - Climate, Control and Security|
|2013||Simtronics is acquired by Industrial Safety Technologies, LLC (IST)|
|2014||Scott Safety acquires Industrial Safety Technologies, LLC (IST) from Battery Ventures|
|2017||3M acquires Scott Safety|
ST. PAUL, Minn. (October 4, 2017)--3M today announced that it has completed its acquisition of Scott Safety from Johnson Controls for a total enterprise value of $2.0 billion.
MONROE, N.C. (February 27, 2015): Scott Safety, a Tyco business, announced today that it has completed the acquisition of Industrial Safety Technologies (IST), a global leader in gas and flame detection, from Battery Ventures for $329.5 million in cash.
The combination of IST and Scott Safety makes Tyco one of the largest global designers and manufacturers of gas and flame detection products and reinforces Tyco’s commitment to growing its gas and flame detection business.Read more ...
MONROE, N.C. (December 10, 2014): Scott Safety, a Tyco business, announced today that it
has acquired Industrial Safety Technologies (IST), a global leader in gas and flame detection
from Battery Ventures. The Tyco purchase price was $329.5 million in cash. The combination of
IST and Scott Safety makes Tyco one of the largest global designers and manufacturers of gas
and flame detection products and reinforces Tyco’s commitment to growing its gas and flame detection business.
Oslo, Norway: Simtronics, an IST Company, is pleased to announce that its GD1 Laser Open-Path Gas Detector has been enhanced with a significantly stronger signal, extending the path length distance 50m to 75m. This 50% increase in signal strength improves the detector’s robustness and performance especially in extreme weather conditions such as ice and sand storms. The detector is fail-safe and can take up to 98% obscuration without any false readings.Read more ...
Simtronics, an IST company, is pleased to announce that its MultiFlame series DF-TV7-T and DM-TV6-T are the first triple IR flame detectors on the market to be certified up to safety integrity level SIL3. The devices recently underwent stringent functional safety assessments by third party agency LCIE Bureau Verita and were found to be in compliance with IEC 61508:1-7.
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