Particle Testing Authority (PTA), a subsidiary of Micromeritics Instrument Corp., has opened an applications laboratory in Unterschleissheim, Germany. The office’s addition will bring the company’s locations to five, with the other offices in Merignac, France; Hexton, UK; Brussels, Belgium; and Eindhoven, the Netherlands. According to Jeff Sherman, Micromeritics’ vice president of sales and marketing, “Moving to an attractive and logistically well-connected location not only addresses our customers’ increasing demand for excellent material characterization solutions, but also ensures rapid laboratory services in our European Particle Testing Authority application lab, as well as stress our commitment in Germany.” The lab will provide material density measurement, particle surface and porosity analysis, particle size and particle shape determination, powder and catalyst characterization, and process development.

Micromeritics, Norcross, GA, is a global solutions provider for material characterization with instrumentation and application expertise.