Prestigious Online Award Winners Tinius Olsen to Exhibit at M&E North East

World leading machine testing manufacturer Tinius Olsen, who will be attending this years Manufacturing & Engineering North East, have made inroads into the lucrative Chinese market with the winning of a prestigious online award.

The company’s metals and plastics pendulum impact testing machine IT503 has been voted the most popular scientific instrument in its category by users of the highly popular scientific instrument information website

Users voted for one Chinese winner and one International winner in a number of different categories. Six products were shortlisted in each category based on the number of page visits on the site. The IT503 won the International award in the Testing Machines section.

“We are delighted with the award which is indicative of the way our testing machines have been received within the Chinese marketplace. China has the second largest economy in the world, so interest such as this from within the industry sector is very pleasing,” said Martin Wheeler, Director of Sales and Business Development.

“The IT 503 is one of the best machines available within its sector. Obviously this reputation has reached the Chinese market which can only help establish the Tinius Olsen brand.”

China is one of the fastest rowing economies in the world, importing an estimated $1.53T in products and services every year. Industries across all sectors export in excess of $2.37T, creating a ready made market for the testing machine industry.

Clearly the reputation for quality and durability of our product line is already established in China, which will make the creation of new markets in the country that much easier,” continued Mr Wheeler.

The model IT 503 plastics impact tester, together with the model IT 504, continues to set the industry standard for versatility, ease of operation, and display of information with high resolution. The primary difference between the IT503 and the IT504 is that the model IT504 is supplied without the interlocking safety shielding.

Tinius Olsen will be on stand C27 at M&E North East and will have another of it’s high quality testing machines on display. The Model 5ST Materials Testing Machine is capable of performing physical strength tests in tension, compression, flex bend and shear on raw materials such as plastic film, rigid plastic, adhesives, tapes, paper, board, rubber and textiles This also includes components and structures for example packaging systems and enclosures, medical devices, fasteners and electronic components.

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