March 2023
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Founded: 1947
Based In: Dronfield, Derbyshire, UK
Team Members: 200
Markets: Steel / Glass / Electronics / Mineral Processing / Power Generation

Born in 1947 from proud origins in British steelmaking, AMETEK Land's innovative, resilient technologies are used globally to measure the most challenging process conditions.

From their manufacturing headquarters on the edge of the UK’s beautiful Peak District, AMETEK Land's non-contact temperature combustion efficiency and environmental pollutant emissions measurements support steelmaking, glass manufacturing, hydrocarbon processing and thermal power generation across the world. Through the constant application of scientific leadership and an advanced technical edge, the AMETEK Land team has developed consistently innovative and resilient product solutions that have made them a world leader in non-contact temperature measurement.

AMETEK Land products have long supported the steel industry

The Difference We Make

From the launch of the first pyrometer 75 years ago, to the development of systems helping customers meet decarbonization goals, AMETEK Land has acquired a worldwide reputation as innovators in high-quality, precision thermometers and thermal imagers. The impact for customers is immediate and measurable and the benefits of Land instruments are now receiving renewed attention in industrial decarbonization efforts. Their ability to improve efficiencies and control emissions are a critical aid to helping energy-intensive heavy industries meet environmental and operational goals where the challenge of sector decarbonization is most pronounced.

Measurement with Cyclops L Portable Pyrometer

Meet the team

Behind the development of AMETEK Land's instruments is an expert scientific team. Dr. Fiona, the global head of product development, is passionate about developing new solutions for industrial processes.

“Our products are critical to many applications is because they provide the power conversion that is necessary to meet the customer’s end goal. Without our precise power conversion, those applications would not be possible. We utilize the global supply chain of AMETEK and manufacture our products and technologies proudly here in the United States.

“Whether it’s working with engineering or production to solve a problem, or responding to customer requests for information or quotations, every day is different. We have a connection with our customers and care deeply for them. Our employees put in the time and have the creative mindset to overcome challenges and solve problems.

“I'm proud to be part of AMETEK Land. Seeing our products in use all around the world and helping customers meet their process challenges is so rewarding."

Nuturing Tomorrow's Scientists

Encouraging and attracting new talent is important to AMETEK Land. With science and technology critical to sustaining AMETEK Land's world-leading success, the team knows the value of developing the next generation of scientists and engineers. Early engagement helps fuel keen minds,. The team organizes educational visits, career days, academy events and school projects that build relationships and encourage lifelong careers. AMETEK Land also has strong links to nearby Sheffield and Sheffield Hallam universities.

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About AMETEK Land

AMETEK Land is the world’s leading manufacturer of monitors and analyzers for industrial infrared non-contact temperature measurement, combustion efficiency, and environmental pollutant emissions. With unrivalled applications knowledge, AMETEK Land ensures the highest standards of process safety, process control and product quality are reached.

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