SGX gas sensors: Pewatron and SGX sign a European distribution agreement

Zurich, Switzerland / Essex, United Kingdom, 9 July 2014 – A partnership has been formed between two important exponents in the field of sensor technology: SGX Sensortech and PEWATRON. The highly reliable, cutting-edge gas sensors manufactured by SGX Sensortech are now available in Germany, Switzerland and other European countries exclusively through PEWATRON. Customers profit from experience in application, expert advice and quick delivery times.

First and foremost – reliability:
 "We focus on applications where safety is the highest priority," says Terry Brown, Managing Director of SGX Sensortech. Typical examples include mining operations, the oil and gas industry, safeguarding and securing industrial plants and monitoring air quality inside buildings. "Our range of products is tailored to meet the requirements of these sectors." The SGX gas sensors fulfil the highest standards. Several pellistor and infrared gas sensors are ATEX and IECEx certified.

Safety combined with experience and expertise in application and consultation: The SGX team has extensive practical experience that directly benefits products and their users. PEWATRON itself has more than twenty years' experience in the field of gas sensors and is continuously developing its business operations in key areas. The sales team are effective and efficient in assisting customers with the development of products based on gas sensors. With its outstanding customer service, high product quality and fantastic reliability when it comes to delivery, PEWATRON has established a strong reputation throughout Europe.

New perspectives for customers: "By forging a partnership with SGX in Germany and Switzerland, we are providing our customers with new opportunities," says Stephen Neff, CEO of PEWATRON. He's referring to the extensive range of sensor technology products which is set to grow even more and highlights another point: "The combined expertise of SGX and PEWATRON results in unique sensor solutions that can give customers a clear innovative edge when developing their products."

SGX Sensortech provides gas sensors for industrial safety applications; PEWATRON provides expert advice: Stephen Neff, CEO of PEWATRON (image right), and David Norman,  Executive Chairman of SGX Sensortech, seal the partnership with a handshake.

PEWATRON specialises in physical and geometrical sensors, power supplies and e-components. PEWATRON delivers a wide assortment of electronic components ranging from standard products, modified standard products or customised solutions. PEWATRON works closely with developers and can be involved right from the start of a product development process to ensure that together with the customer, the best fitting component for the application is found. PEWATRON, an independent company that belongs to the Angst+Pfister Group, has been serving customers in Europe with prompt and individual service for over 30 years. Through the Angst+Pfister Group, PEWATRON belongs to a world-wide network of over 1000 employees and 60 000 satisfied customers.

About SGX Sensortech
SGX Sensortech is a market leader in the field of innovative sensor and detector technologies. SGX products are robust, economic and unrivalled in terms of performance. The SGX team includes numerous sensor experts, resulting in a measurable degree of added value for the customers. SGX has earned a solid reputation for developing state-of-the-art sensor components, from gas sensors to high-spec x-ray detectors.

Press contacts:
Urs Witzig
Marketing Manager
Tel: +41 44 877 35 02

SGX Sensortech
Rob White
Sales and Marketing 
SGX Sensortech Ltd
Tel: +44 1245 809 110

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