GEâ€™s (NYSE: GE) Measurement & Control business today announced it has entered into a cooperation agreement with Atmos International, a leading global supplier of pipeline leak detection and simulation technology. As part of the partnership the two companies will offer a more comprehensive leak detection solution to pipeline operating customers, providing enhanced solutions to improve flow metering.
â€œThe partnership combines GEâ€™s flow metering product line and expertise with Atmosâ€™ pipeline technology as a holistic offering for the Oil & Gas industry,â€ said Christina Andersen, General Manager for Measurement & Control. â€œThe expanded solution integrates superior flow instrumentation and ultra-modern software to optimize pipeline monitoring for detection and location of leaks and product thefts, and provide early information to the operators for fast and accurate critical decision making. â€œ
The agreement combines the strength of Atmosâ€™ differentiated leak detection and simulation products with the strength of GEâ€™s flow meters and expertise to expand and improve flow solution offerings to customers.
â€œThis partnership offers the pipeline industry seamlessly integrated solutions. GEâ€™s expertise as a flow meter technology leader will ensure that our customers can access innovative flow technologies,â€ said Dr. Jun Zhang, founder and managing director of Atmos International. â€œBoth companies recognize the value in enabling users to carry out high-performance software analysis with reliable and effective flow measurement data.â€