Ettlingen/Germany, Spring 2016 — Rigaku has strengthened its XRF sales
and service presence in the European region and assigned AddspeX as their
competence center for petrochemical applications.
AddspeX (with laboratories in the Netherlands and Belgium) supplies application
studies, on-site calibration and validation services. The application laboratory
in Ghent is well equipped to analyse all main applications commonly used
in the petrochemical industry and joins Proficiency Testing Programs.
The Competence Center, is Rigaku’s answer to the growing need for comprehensive
application assistance within this industry.
Product demonstrations and user training, supervised by experienced application
specialists, can take place in the demonstration laboratory located in Ghent, Belgium.
Marco Kuipers, General Sales Manager at AddSpeX is stating: ”We are excited to bring
our cooperation with our partner Rigaku to another level. Our new Center of Competence
will further improve the incorporation of XRF techniques into our customers’ quality
control procedures.” Uwe Preckwinkel, General Sales Manager at Rigaku Europe
is commenting:” The AddSpeX competence center will work closely with our European
application laboratory in Ettlingen, Germany. Jointly we can provide dedicated
services to our broad customer base in industry and academia.”