The Kobold Group Aquires Heinrichs-MT

May 18, 2009

The Kobold Group has acquired instrument manufacturer Heinrichs Messtechnik GmbH of Cologne, Germany. Heinhrichs Messtechnik is known for manufacturing high-accuracy and custom coriolis, variable-area and magnetic flowmeters as well as density and level measuring instruments.

Heinrichs was founded nearly 100 years ago and was one of the pioneers of Coriolis flow measuring techniques. Today Heinrichs has one of the premier manufacturing and calibration facilities in Europe and is renowned for its ability to manufacture flowmeters in numerous special alloys with flow and pressure ratings that exceed the competition. Heinrichs has manufactured special-application Coriolis meters with mass flowrates up to 2,200 metric tons/hour and line sizes up to 16 inches. This acquisition adds further depth and breadth Kobold’s already extensive product offering.

The Kobold Group is headquartered in Hofheim, Germany and has manufacturing operations and sales offices in over 30 countries worldwide.

The Heinrichs products will be offered for sale in North America by Kobold Instruments Inc. located in Pittsburgh, Pa. Further information on the Heinrichs product offering can be viewed at or