Emerson has acquired Stirling, Scotland-based Cascade Technologies Ltd., a manufacturer of gas analyzers and monitoring systems using Quantum Cascade Laser (QCL) technology. This technology measures multiple gases simultaneously to enable industrial emissions monitoring, production efficiencies, and environmental compliance. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.

Emerson is expanding its analytical measurement capabilities by adding this laser technology to its Rosemount Analytical gas analysis portfolio. According to Emerson, QCL technology provides a step change in gas analyzer performance through its increased sensitivity, speed of response, and fingerprinting capability. Emerson believes the acqusition will of Cascade Technologies will enable it to better serve various industries, such as petrochemical, food and beverage, marine, automotive, and pharmaceutical.

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