Buehler Consolidates European Metallography and Hardness Testing Business in Esslingen/Germany


BUEHLER_2016-0003_Esslingen_ImageBuehler ITW Test & Measurement (http://www.buehler.com), a leading manufacturer of equipment, consumables and accessories for metallography and hardness testing, has combined its business sectors Metallography, formerly based in Düsseldorf/Germany, and Hardness Testing, still widely known under its previous name, Wilson Hardness, and traditionally based in Esslingen/Neckar in Germany.


After the formal consolidation of both core activities in 2009 under the name of Buehler ITW Test & Measurement GmbH, this site in Southern Germany now takes on the function of Buehler – ITW Test & Measurement GmbH, based in Esslingen, Germany has been a leading manufacturer of scientific equipment, supplies and accessories for use in
metallography and materials analysis for 80 years now, and also offers a broad range of hardness testers and hardness testing systems.

A close-knit network of branch offices and dealers provides customers with expert support and service around the globe. The Buehler Solutions Centre in Esslingen/Germany as well as many other Solutions Centres across Europe and the world offer extensive assistance with all application-related questions and the development of repeatable specimen preparation processes.

Buehler is part of the Test and Measurement segment of the US based Illinois Tool Works (ITW) group of companies with more than 200 distributed business units in 52 countries worldwide, and a staff of approx. 45,000.