History of V&F: 2000 - 2009


2000

New resale partners:

Project Automation, Italy

Arelco (now Tecora), France

Introduction of the CO2Sense - the first Ion-Molecule Reaction Mass Spectrometer (IMR-MS) specially designed for the CO2 quality control. With only one single measurement system, various applications such as truck filling stations, online process control or certification of single bottles and storages tanks can be monitored either continuously or on demand. Minimizing any health risk caused by unknown contaminations or impurities of the product, food- and beverage industry take their responsibility of quality control of all incoming components into their production process.

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2001

V&F Instruments a V&F subsidiary was founded in the USA.

Introduction of the Twin MS (now called TwinSense) the first dual Ion-Molecule Reaction mass spectrometer in one single housing. The TwinSense dual mass spectrometer features a unique combination which has been specifically developed in order to measure pre- and post catalyst fast and simultaneously. Consequential developments within the range of analytical equipment offer room for improvements within processes and/or catalytic reactions which then lead towards state of the art engines and lowest possible emissions.

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2002

V&F medical development - a subsidiary of V&F - was founded to develop the business field of medical applications.

The demand for a new technology for fuel cell development led to the introduction of the AirsenseCompact (now called CombiSense). The first combination of an Ion-Molecule Reaction & Electron Impact - Mass Spectrometer in one single housing.

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2003

V&F extened their sales activities and started to enter the Asian market. V&F signed a resale agreement with Humac in Korea.

V&F redesigned the complete electronics and reprogrammed the control software using the Microsoft DotNet Framework. This led to the introduction of the brand new series of V&F instruments under the ".net"-label - beginning with the Airsense.net.

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2004

V&F released the TobaccoSense analyzer and developed an application for tobacco smoke and flavour analysis.

V&F has signed an OEM contract to produce PETSense for Krones AG in Germany.

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2005

V&F medical development tested successfully a medical application for perioperative breath analysis using an AirsenseCompact (now CombiSense) analyzer. 

V&F has signed resale agreements with the following companies:

Guyline, China

Control Sistem, Italy

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2006

V&F medical development tested successfully a medical application for breath analysis during endurance sports unsing an AirsenseCompact (now CombiSense) analyzer. 

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2007

V&F introduced the Q7000 (now called EISense), a low cost electron impact mass spectrometer (EI-MS) for trace gas and process analysis. The EISense offers an extremely selective and rapid analysis for a multitude of process - gas components and doesn’t ask for much maintenance at the same time.

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2008

V&F continuously increases the network of resale partners all over the world and has signed resale agreements with the following companies:

Benelux Process, Belgium

Alpha MOS, France

The Science and Educational Co., Ltd., Thailand

2009

V&F signs a resale agreement with Atlas Technology in Taiwan.