NEWINGTON, N.H. (July 1)—Thermo Electron Corp. purchased the Process Control Rheometers product line from TA Instruments. Formerly manufactured and marketed by Rheometric Scientific Instruments Inc., the rheometers are used by global polymer producers in online process applications to make high-quality polymers at lower cost. Terms of the deal weren't disclosed. Thermo's Control Technologies Division can now offer a complete line of viscometers and rheometers from laboratory to pilot plant through online process applications, division President Mark Halter said.
Thermo Electron acquires rheometer product line
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