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February 23, 2016—Meggitt Sensing Systems, manufacturer of industry-leading vibration sensing solutions, has appointed Nick Montana Director of Sales & Marketing for Wilcoxon Research products. In his previous role as North American Sales Manager for the Maryland facility, Nick successfully increased market share, developed strong customer relationships and expanded sales channel networks. This promotion reflects his […]

December 08, 2015—With over 1.4 million installations, HART communication is a field proven technology that offers the ability to interrogate and remotely program field installed devices. Meggitt’s new programmable transmitter allows vibration data to be accessed by HART enabled process controllers and information systems for better informed decisions and improved predictive diagnostic capabilities. Process control […]

January 13, 2015—Germantown, MD USA –– Meggitt, a leading supplier of vibration sensing products, introduces ReferenceMate™, an advanced portable vibration reference source (aka handheld shaker) with multiple frequency outputs—an industry first that eliminates manual conversions between imperial, metric or calibration sheet values. With a number self-diagnostic features to ensure data integrity, Meggitt believes this to […]

August 13, 2014—Germantown, MD – The new VibraLink® enclosures feature an industry-exclusive LED that indicates when data can be collected. Enclosures are custom manufactured to user specifications of size, material and output to meet every monitoring need. VibraLink® switchboxes provide a convenient termination for up to 48 cables, for safe and fast data acquisition. All […]

June 19, 2014—Germantown, MD – The handheld thermometers read temperatures of hard to reach or moving machinery for a variety of industrial applications. The MAC050 and MAC100 add to the MachineryMate® line of tools used to assist in machinery health. Using laser sighting for accurate detection, the rugged thermometers can measure up to 1832° F […]

April 01, 2014—Germantown, MD – Meggitt’s Wilcoxon Research® HT (high temperature) series of vibration sensors provides reliable, continuous output for condition monitoring applications where temperatures reach 150° C. The high performance sensors are field-tested with mean time before failure (MTBF) of 25 years. Wilcoxon sensors provide continuous cost savings through affordability and reliability. Extreme temperatures […]

December 11, 2013—Meggitt Sensing Systems (MSS), the division of Meggitt PLC specializing in advanced condition monitoring and machinery protection systems for rotating machinery, now offers smart machinery health meters. Utilizing high performing Meggitt sensors for accurate data, and intuitive analysis, MachineryMate™ meters provide fast, reliable vibration and bearing readings from industrial machinery. Their rugged IP67 […]

August 28, 2013—Meggitt PLC (“Meggitt”), the global aerospace, defence and energy group, has signed an agreement to acquire Piezotech LLC (“Piezo”) for $41.2 million on a cash and debt free basis. The transaction strengthens two strands of Meggitt’s sensing systems business: high performance piezo-ceramic technology for extreme temperature gas turbine sensors; and its position in […]

July 17, 2013—Germantown, MD –– Meggitt, manufacturer of industry-leading accelerometers and vibration sensing products, has added a new reseller for the United Kingdom – Dynamic Sensors Ltd (DSL). DSL focuses on the vibration monitoring and predictive maintenance market with extensive industry expertise and installation services. DSL will offer Wilcoxon Research® products for monitoring industrial fans, […]

May 22, 2013—For over 50 years Wilcoxon Research® products have been developed based on extensive understanding of the precise measurement requirements needed for condition monitoring. Meggitt’s experience in quality and innovation strengthens vibration monitoring technologies by fulfilling customers’ evolving requirements. “For a small investment customers can benefit from our many decades of design and manufacturing […]

March 19, 2013—Germantown, MD –– Meggitt, manufacturer of industry-leading accelerometers and vibration sensing products, has added a new reseller for Kentucky and Illinois. Heartland Industrial Solutions LLC will promote and sell Meggitt’s Wilcoxon Research® line of vibration monitoring sensors and accessories in the Midwest region. Heartland Industrial Solutions LLC was founded in 1998 by Jim […]

November 28, 2012—Germantown, MD –– Meggitt Sensing Systems, the manufacturer of industry-leading accelerometers and vibration sensing products, announced today that Bryan He will be the new China Accounts Manager for Meggitt (Maryland), Inc. Working from Meggitt’s Shanghai facility, Mr. He will focus on strengthening existing customer relationships and developing new business in China, a large […]

October 11, 2012—Germantown, MD – Meggitt Sensing Systems, the manufacturer of industry-leading accelerometers and vibration sensing products, announced today that it has hired Chris Kramm as Senior Electrical Engineer and Project Manager for Wilcoxon Research products. Mr. Kramm will work in the Research and Product Development group to design sensors and accessories for vibration monitoring […]

July 11, 2012—Germantown, MD – Meggitt, a manufacturer of industry-leading accelerometers and vibration sensing products, announced today that Steve Wichtendahl will be the new General Manager for Meggitt (Maryland), Inc. Mr. Wichtendahl’s familiarity with the company including operations, products, markets served, and values will add to business development and customer relationships. Steve Wichtendahl rejoins the […]

July 03, 2012—Germantown, MD – Meggitt, a leading supplier of quality vibration sensors and sensor networks, has added Yellow Technical Services Cc as its new sales channel in South Africa for its Wilcoxon Research product line. Known as ‘Yellotec’, the company will stock and distribute Wilcoxon Research sensors and accessories to industrial customers throughout Africa. […]

June 28, 2012—Germantown, MD Meggitt, a leading supplier of quality vibration sensors and sensor networks offers a trio of triaxial products for permanent and hand held vibration monitoring applications. Wilcoxon triaxial sensors, cables and connection boxes are appropriate for monitoring most industrial rotating equipment including cooling tower fans, blowers, pumps, compressors, chillers, gearboxes, mixers and […]

June 20, 2012—Germantown, MD – Meggitt Sensing System (MSS), the manufacturer of industry-leading accelerometers and vibration sensing products, announced today that it has hired Peter Eitnier as Mechanical Engineer for Wilcoxon Research products, and promoted Wayne Glidden to Director of Materials. In order to meet production level demands of Wilcoxon Research products, Wayne Glidden, previously […]

May 16, 2012—Germantown, MD – Meggitt, a leading supplier of quality vibration sensors and sensor networks, has upgraded the Germantown facility’s AS9100 Aerospace Standard for Quality Systems certification. To maintain the AS9100 certification initially obtained in 2009, Meggitt Sensing Systems underwent a thorough audit of the Germantown, Maryland facility to ensure that quality management goals […]

February 14, 2012—Germantown, MD – Meggitt, a leading supplier of quality vibration sensors and sensor networks, has added sales channels to Latin America with the addition of a new partner, Grupo Industrial Rubalcava, S.A. de C.V. Also known as GIRSA, the authorized Wilcoxon reseller will provide vibration monitoring products to industries in Mexico. GIRSA has […]

January 10, 2012—Germantown, MD – Meggitt, a leading supplier of quality vibration sensors and hardware, introduces a new high output accelerometer for machinery health monitoring. The 786-500-D2 accelerometer carries CSA approvals for Class I Div 2/Zone 2 areas and has a high 500 mV/g output sensitivity and a broadband frequency response for multi-use applications. The […]

January 04, 2012—Germantown, MD – Meggitt, a leading supplier of quality vibration sensors and sensor networks, has announced the offering of LifeTime Warranty (LTW) on Wilcoxon Research sensors and accessories. By launching one of the best warranties in the industry, Meggitt is providing a statement of trust and reliability to strengthen its customer relationships. LifeTime […]

December 07, 2011—Germantown, MD – Meggitt, a leading supplier of quality vibration sensors and hardware, introduces a new triaxial vibration sensor with removable cable. The 993B-7-M12 boasts improved in-band signal fidelity and a 50% increase in dynamic range. Meggitt’s selection of the increasingly popular M12 connector enables an upgrade to the external case resulting in […]

November 30, 2011—Germantown, MD – Meggitt, a leading supplier of quality vibration sensors and sensor networks, introduces two new side exit accelerometers with metric mounting. The 712F-M4 and the 997-M4 are compact sensors capable of continuous submersion and high frequency monitoring. To support condition monitoring practitioners internationally, Meggitt Sensing Systems has released two new high […]

October 19, 2011— Germantown, MD – Meggitt Sensing System (MSS), the manufacturer of industry-leading accelerometers and vibration sensing products, announced today that it has hired Dr. Christopher McLean as the Director of Research and Development for Wilcoxon Research products. Dr. McLean brings 15 years of product development experience to the dynamic Wilcoxon Research team. Dr. […]

September 07, 2011—Germantown, MD – Meggitt, a leading supplier of quality vibration sensors and sensor networks, introduces a new side exit, low profile, dual output accelerometer with a built-in temperature sensor. The 787T is the side exit version of Wilcoxon Research’s extremely popular 786T top exit, combined output, temperature and vibration general purpose sensor. The […]

August 11, 2011— Germantown, MD – Meggitt, the manufacturer of industry-leading accelerometers and vibration sensing products, announced today that it has hired Nick Pignone as the new Environmental Health and Safety Specialist. Mr. Pignone’s safety knowledge and experience will greatly enhance the Meggitt Sensing Systems work environment, ensuring that all products are created in a […]

July 25, 2011—Vibration analysis is often misunderstood by the uninitiated user and as a result the industrial vibration training course was designed to help maintenance and reliability professionals learn the fundamentals of vibration analysis in a user-friendly online format. After watching the free online video series, viewers will better understand how vibration monitoring can be […]

May 27, 2011—Germantown, MD – Meggitt, the manufacturer of Wilcoxon Research accelerometers, which lead the industry in quality and reliability, has reduced the size and enhanced the performance of several side exit 4-20 mA vibration sensors. The optimized PCC421 and PCC423 series are smaller, lighter and operate at 105° C, an improvement over previous versions […]

May 17, 2011—Germantown, MD – Meggitt, the manufacturer of industry-leading accelerometers and vibration sensing products, announced today that it has hired Paul Simpson as the International Sales Manager for Wilcoxon Research products. Mr. Simpson’s 15 years of international technical sales experience and multilingual capabilities will greatly enhance the Meggitt Sensing Systems experience for customers in […]

April 01, 2011—Germantown, MD – Meggitt, the manufacturer of industry-leading Wilcoxon Research vibration sensors and sensor networks, announces the legal entity name change of Wilcoxon Research, Inc., to Meggitt (Maryland), Inc., effective March 31, 2011. Meggitt (Maryland), Inc., will be one of eight Meggitt facilities doing business as Meggitt Sensing Systems. This change of legal […]

March 24, 2011—Germantown, MD – Meggitt, a leading supplier of quality vibration sensors, announced hiring two engineers to contribute to the quality and development of the Wilcoxon Research line of accelerometers. Meggitt Sensing Systems has hired Sean O’Brien as a Senior Mechanical Design Engineer and Martin Luplow as a Quality Engineer. We are proud of […]

March 08, 2011—Germantown, MD – Meggitt, a leading supplier of quality accelerometers and vibration sensors, has bolstered sales channels in South America with the addition of a new partner, GPI International, Inc. GPI International is now an authorized reseller of the Wilcoxon Research product line in Colombia. GPI International has been in business for 15 […]

February 25, 2011—Germantown, MD – Meggitt, the maker of Wilcoxon Research vibration sensors and accessories, added a series of narrated presentations about vibration monitoring to the company’s wilcoxon.com knowledge desk. The Meggitt Sensing Systems industrial vibration training course videos are designed to explain vibration monitoring to beginner and intermediate users and help them understand how […]

February 22, 2011—Germantown, MD – Meggitt Sensing Systems, the makers of Wilcoxon Research accelerometers and vibration monitoring products, passed an annual audit to renew the Germantown facility’s AS9100 Aerospace Standard for Quality Systems certification. To maintain the AS9100 certification, which was initially obtained in 2009, Meggitt Sensing Systems underwent a rigorous audit of the Germantown, […]

December 21, 2010—Germantown, MD – Meggitt, a leading supplier of quality accelerometers and vibration sensors, has fortified sales channels in Europe with the addition of a new partner, Istec International BV. Istec International is now an authorized reseller of the Wilcoxon Research product line in Belgium, the Netherlands and Luxembourg. Istec International will bring more […]

November 30, 2010—Germantown, MD – Meggitt, the maker of Wilcoxon Research accelerometers and vibration sensor accessories, has released a short form catalog of industrial products. The Wilcoxon Research products short form catalog contains accelerometers, 4-20 mA vibration sensors, vibration transmitters, cables and accessories for industrial condition based maintenance and predictive maintenance applications. The new industrial […]

October 27, 2010—Germantown, MD – Meggitt, a leading supplier of quality vibration sensors and sensor networks, has strengthened sales channels in the US with the addition of a new partner, Transducers, Measurements & Instruments, Inc. TMI is now a manufacturer’s representative for the Wilcoxon Research product line in Illinois, Iowa, Northwest Wisconsin, Minnesota, and the […]

July 21, 2010—Germantown, MD – Meggitt’s Wilcoxon Research measurement products, a high quality line of accelerometers, shakers and vibration equipment, are now sold through the Meggitt Sensing Systems facility in San Juan Capistrano, California, USA. The Wilcoxon Research products, along with Endevco® and Sensorex measurement products, will be sold by Meggitt Sensing Systems leading experts […]

April 26, 2010—Germantown, MD – Meggitt Sensing Systems announces the 50th anniversary of the Maryland-based manufacturer of Meggitt’s Wilcoxon Research range of piezoelectric accelerometers and vibration sensors. Meggitt’s Wilcoxon Research product range was established when Wilcoxon Research was founded as an independent company in 1960. Created by two scientists from the David Taylor Naval Research […]

March 22, 2010—Germantown, MD – Meggitt Sensing Systems, the makers of Wilcoxon Research vibration sensors and sensor networks, has added three new accelerometers with M12 connectors to its product line. The M12 connector makes it easy to implement vibration monitoring where the existing infrastructure is already built around the M12 standard, such as the process […]

March 15, 2010—Germantown, MD – Meggitt Sensing Systems, the manufacturer of Wilcoxon Research vibration sensors and sensor networks, passed annual audits to keep current the Germantown facility’s AS9100 Aerospace Standard for Quality Systems, ISO 9001 Quality Management System, and ISO 14001 Environmental Management System certifications. To maintain the AS9100 certification which was initially obtained in […]

March 08, 2010—The Meggitt group is making the transition to a new structure comprising five operating divisions: Meggitt Sensing Systems, Meggitt Aircraft Braking Systems, Meggitt Control Systems, Meggitt Polymers & Composites and Meggitt Equipment Group. Based on core capabilities, this is designed to build stronger, more integrated operating divisions. The transition should be completed in […]