September 14 - Straightpoint has named three new distributors in the USA: The Scale People and Cooper Instruments & Systems in Virginia; and R.D. Jacobs Company in Florida.

The new distributors of Straightpoint's force measurement, load monitoring and suspended weighing load cell equipment are intended to help the manufacturer raise its profile in the US market.

Cooper and R.D. Jacobs both expect demand from the aerospace sector, while automotive, food processing, utilities, shipping and energy were among other industries referenced by Straightpoint's three new partners.