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GfG Instrumentation, Inc

GfG Instrumentation, Inc. is the American subsidiary of the GfG (Gesellschaft fur GeratebaumbH)family. Gfgis a worldwide supplier of gas detection and measurement systems. The company has worked for over 50 years in the development of its field and consistently produces the safest and most reliable instruments. GfG specializes in the design, development, and manufacturing of safety and measurement solutions. Its product offerings include a wide variety of instruments from compact personal safety devices to industrial use equipment that utilize the most advanced technologies. GfG’s products are suitable for a wide variety of applications and are versatile for almost any situation. GfG has numerous manufacturing and distribution sites all over the world, and the company is steadily growing.

History of GfG

Founded in 1961, GfG began working on a methane gas tester to be used in coal mines. Its K95 methane tester was the first electronic gas detection used in that industry. By 1964, the company was producing more models of gas detectors for the mining industry. Two years later, these detectors were being shipped all over the world. In 1978, South Africa offered expansion opportunity for GfG. From here, the company began to see growth opportunities all over the world. The company began inventing new instruments and adjusting existing instruments to meet the specific needs of their new markets. In 2001, the American subsidiary was renamed GfG Instrumentation, Inc. Today, GfG has a large and versatile network serving a multitude of markets and providing a variety of safety solutions designed to meet the needs of their locality.

Industry and Applications

Different markets worldwide have varying regulations and requirements for safety standards. The GfG family of companies works to address the specific needs in each of these markets. In general, its products are suitable for a wide range of industries and applications. Their gas detection systems monitor a variety of explosive, toxic, and oxygen atmospheres, and their equipment is found in a variety of industries including automotive, chemical, public utilities, hospitals, landfills, mining, emergency services, food processing, energy, steel, shipping, agriculture, and research. Basically, these products are found in locations with potential atmospheric hazards.

Major Product Offerings

Across the world, the GfG family of companies offers a variety of specialized safety solutions. Some of their major product offerings include

  • Fixed transmitters
  • Fixed controllers
  • Calibration equipment
  • Single gas detectors
  • Leak detectors
  • Multi gas detectors
  • Respiratory airline monitors
  • And more