ORLANDO, Fla., Feb. 28, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- A&D Weighing, a global leader in precision scales, balances and measuring equipment, announced today that its newest lines of multi-functional balances – the Apollo series – won the Outstanding New Product award (Kardux Cup) at the 2018 International Society of Weighing and Measurement (ISWM) conference and expo

Serving as recognition of the most outstanding new technical achievement of the past two years that positively impacts the weighing and measurement industry, the Outstanding New Product Award (Kardux Cup) is sponsored and funded by the International Society of Weighing and Measurement. 

The Apollo Series from A&D Weighing won the award at this year’s conference and expo, in recognition of its Electronically Controlled Load (ECL) patent-pending technology.

“We are honored to have been chosen as this year’s recipient of such a renowned award,” said Terry Duesterhoeft, President and CEO of A&D – Americas. “It underscores our ongoing commitment to the weighing industry and our desire to provide revolutionary innovations that enhance workplace and end-user efficiency.”

Enabled by the company’s Smart Super Hybrid Sensor (SHS) technology, Electronically Controlled Load (ECL) artificially generates a less-than two-minute load between 0.3 percent to 3 percent of the weighing capacity, by altering the equilibrium state of the weigh sensor ten times.

This allows the user to perform a repeatability test without the need of an external test weight, eliminating the operator errors and inherent uncertainties external test weights can have. In addition, Apollo can determine the minimum sample weight, and allows users and service technicians to ensure operations are USP compliant.

Premiered at Pittcon, the new Apollo series will be available for purchase in early April 2018 from A&D Weighing.

About A&D Weighing:
A business unit of A&D Engineering and part of the A&D Americas family of businesses, A&D Weighing is an ISO 9001 certified company and based in San Jose, Calif.  Leveraging A&D’s more than 40 years of experience with technology innovation in the development of precision measurement and control products, A&D Weighing designs and manufactures a complete line of viscometers, electronic balances, scales, weighing indicators and controllers for pharmacy, laboratory, food service and industrial applications, as well as advanced electronic blood pressure monitoring equipment for both home health care and professional markets. A&D is a multinational company with operations in Asia, Australia, Europe, Mexico and the United States. For more information about A&D Weighing, please visit http://www.andweighing.com/.

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