June 7 - Straightpoint has appointed New York, USA based Electromatic Equipment Co as a distributor of its force measurement, load monitoring and suspended weighing load cell equipment.

Straightpoint says that the partnership will complement Electromatic's existing range of precision measuring instruments, which includes its own Checkline series of products; while also contributing to Straightpoint's ongoing expansion in North America.

Electromatic has various customers in the lifting, shipping, aerospace, construction, military and mining industries.

Straightpoint recently launched ATEX versions of its Radiolink plus wireless load cell, in addition to the wireless Handheld plus, compression cells, shackle cells, load pins and the Running Line Dynamometer (or TIMH).

From left to right: Electromatic president Andrew Kaner; Straightpoint director David Ayling; and Brett Linzer, chief technology officer at Electromatic.