WIKA Instruments: A competent specialist in measurement technology

Subrata Bhattacharya, MD “Delivering 50 million quality products to over 100 countries every year worldwide, approximately 600 million WIKA measuring instruments are in use,” mentions Subrata Bhattacharya, MD. A global market leader in pressure, temperature, level, flow, force, Calibration technology & Service, WIKA Instruments develops comprehensive solutions based on high-quality measurement technology components with the solutions ultimately being integrated in business processes. WIKA offers a broad product range of test and measurement instruments for the physical units of measurement for Pressure, Temperature, Level, Force, and Electrical measurands. The products are of highest precision- customized and precisely designed products for the exact requirement - both for process and automation industries.

As a family-run business acting globally, with over 9,300 highly qualified employees, WIKA has also set standards in the measurement of level, force, flow, in calibration technology and SF6 gas solutions.

The Genesis
The genesis of Pune based WIKA Instruments dates back to the year 1997. The company was incepted as a wholly own subsidiary of M/s. WIKA Alexander Wiegand GmbH & Co. KG.,Germany and initially was started to serve Indian industries by supplying world class process
instruments with high level of reliability which comes with global certifications which minimizes the shutdown period to improve the performance of the plants. WIKA India is engaged in manufacturing, assembling and / or sub-assembling of finished goods from Germany as well as in calibration, testing and after sales services. “Our headquarters in Germany was founded in 1946, the expertise there in manufacturing Process Control Instruments is for more than 70 years. We have emerged as world leader in this field with worldwide network in terms of Manufacturing, Sales & Service”, informs Subrata.

WIKA is highly focused on product quality, operational safety and cost effectiveness related directly to an accurate and reliable registration of the process variables

WIKA India has received manufacturing license for Pressure, Temperature, Level, Flow measuring instruments from Govt. of India to cater the requirements of valued Indian clients -especially in process industries. The company serves clients such as Reliance Industries, TATA, Mahindra, Maruti, SAIL, NTPC, BHEL, L&T, ONGC, GAIL, Vedanta, NPL-CSIR, Dr. Reddy’s, and others.

High technological and service performance
Recognized by the national accreditations bodies according to ISO17025:2005, ISO14001:2004, ISO9001, WIKA deems trust to be the core factor behind being the manufacturer and service centre for Electro Mechanical Pressure & Temperature, Level, Force and electrical products. The company is highly focused on product quality,
operational safety and cost effectiveness related directly to an accurate and reliable registration of the process variables.

Proven to be a strong and reliable partner for all the requirements of industrial measurement technology, WIKA’s major offerings include Machine Building & Automation, Mobile Working Machines, Heating, ventilation & Air Handling, Refrigeration, Technical & Medical gases, Semiconductor Industry, Power transmission & Distribution(SF6), Food & Beverages, Oil & Gas, Petrochemical Industry, Chemical Industry, Pharmaceutical & Biotechnology, Power Generation, Water & Waste Water, Basic materials. R&D, and Testing Laboratories, amongst others.

Each of the instruments meeting the current requirement of the processing measurement of Pressure, Temperature, Level, Force, Calibration are latest technology enabled. Subrata speaks, “Our customers define the benchmark for our quality and this is the reason why we take our customers’ requirements and the high quality of our products as a benchmark for our actions. We contribute to our customers' success by providing superior instrumentation solutions.”

Further, the company gives standard warranty on the quality & performance of the products against any manufacturing defects. “We have regional after sales service support engineers on board around the country for quick visits at site,” he adds.

In a nutshell, with numerous wholly owned subsidiaries and partners, WIKA competently and reliably supports its customers worldwide. The experienced engineers and sales experts at WIKA are indeed a competent and dependable contact locally!