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23 August 2019

DEMO set in the suitcase!

The new DEMO set (SONO-Vario, SONO-View, mounting and PVC receptacles for test material) provides you with the option in the future to demonstrate the function of the moisture sensors to your customers on a live basis.

The PVC receptacles enable the simple demonstration of various different grit sizes and moisture contents.

24 July 2019

New Head of Sales & Marketing!

We are very happy, to present the new person in charge of Sales & Marketing at IMKO.

Dr. Cornelius Jantschke graduated PhD form the University Hohenheim 2007. At that time he worked in an industry collaboration with IMKO, developing dynamic soil moisture measurement equipment  with IMKO for precision agriculture and irrigation. He worked in environmental engineering on an international scale since 2008 and focused on different responsibilities on international sales since 2011.

14 February 2019

Material Moisture Measurement within Filtration Technology
Filter presses are deployed for the liquid/solid separation of various different materials, such as ceramic material, sludge, tensides, oils, food products such as gelatine, fruit juices, grapes, and many others. One issue that has always been a problem at the filtration process was the capability to verify, respectively monitor the pressing process in a manner that generates constant feedback regarding the exact moisture content of the material currently being pressed, With the innovative SONO moisture sensors that features the extensive moisture measurement range of 0 to 100% and a conductivity range of up to 50dS/m, applications for virtually any material are possible.

The enterprise Scharfenberger Maschinenbau (production system engineering), one of the leading providers for the viticultural sector is deploying the innovative SONO-VARIO LD surface probe in its grape presses. The capability to exactly control the moisture content of the grapes during the pressing process ensures the ability to control the tannin content in the wine and consequently assure for the general quality of the wine.

Scharfenberger GmbH & Co. KG | D-67098 Bad Dürkheim

HIGH AWARD FOR INNOVATION AT THE INTERVITIS INTERFRUCTA TRADE FAIR
At the INTERVITIS INTERFRUCTA HORTITECHNICA 2018 trade fair, the company Scharfenberger Maschinenbau was awarded a prize. The expert jury awarded the measurement of residual moisture content  “HUMIDITY CONTROL” with a SILVER prize in the category „Processing and Process control”.
At the option “+ humidity control“, a special digital sensor precisely measures the residual moisture content in the drum of the press. The current actual value is displayed at the completion of every pressure stage on the touch display of the press control system and can subsequently be directly evaluated. Due to the intelligent pre-processing of the measurement values, the winemaker is able to exactly determine the residual moisture content at which the grape must is separated, or the pressing programme is stopped.

22 September 2017

IMKO Micromodultechnik GmbH becomes part of the Endress+Hauser Group

In October 2017 the Endress+Hauser Group takes over the business of IMKO Micromodultechnik GmbH. “Endress+Hauser will open up new customer segments for our products and expand internationally”, says company founder Kurt Köhler. “As family owned Company Endress+Hauser stands for the same values that characterize the corporate culture at IMKO.” Kurt Köhler accompanies the change for one year. Sales is in the hands of Karsten Köhler.

Everything stays the same for customers, partners and suppliers: products, brands and contact persons remain unchanged. We are looking forward to a successful, joint future!

Group photo with the new owners from Endress+Hauser. Left in the Picture Dr. Andreas Mayr (CEO Endress+Hauser SE+Co. KG in Maulburg at that time), to the right Holger Reichhold (Chief Financial Officer), with the IMKO staff in the middle.

26 January 2017

We will have a new address from March 2017 on

After more than 20 years “Im Stöck 2” we will move to a new building in March 2017: Reutgraben 2 in Ettlingen. As we grow constantly our actual building got too small. Now we double our space to be prepared for the future.

You may find us under the following address from now on:

IMKO Micromodultechnik GmbH

Am Reutgraben 2

76275 Ettlingen

All our other contacts like telephone and e-mail stay the same.

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