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12 March 2021

Althen Sensors & Controls BV expands with the acquisition of Metesco BV

Althen Sensors & Controls expands its activities, with the strategic acquisition of Metesco Nederland BV. With the addition of Metesco, Althen gains access to a whole new market segment, namely the rental of sensors, measurement systems and portable measurement & data acquisition equipment. Richard Zwakke founded Metesco BV in 2005 and has since grown it into a renowned name in the world of rental of measuring instruments, measuring systems and innovative on-demand solutions.
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01 March 2021

Smartbrick to next phase of innovation competition Amsterdam

Althen Sensors & Controls has reached the next phase of the innovation competition for monitoring bridges and quay walls for the Municipality of Amsterdam. For this innovation tender, Althen started the development of a new IoT sensor solution called the Smartbrick, specifically suited for cost-effective monitoring of quays and bridges.
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14 December 2020

New address for Dutch location

On Friday December 18th, Althen BV Sensors & Controls has moved from Leidschendam to Rijswijk.
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22 October 2020

"Weighing in Motion" by Althen

After successful tests by the French SNCF, Althen GmbH Mess- und Sensortechnik is bringing its dynamic weighing system AWIM (Althen Weighing in Motion) to the German railway sector. The weighing system allows monitoring infrastructure load and enables predictive maintenance.
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TU Delft Test Flight Flying V
25 September 2020

Successful first flight for TU Delft Flying-V

During the test flight of the Flying V, TU Delft used Aeroprobe's specialized Micro Air Data System and an integrated multi-hole Air Data Probe to gather accurate test results.
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