Gems Sensors announces acquisition of Venture Measurement Company, LLC

Plainville, CT, February 10, 2004…Connecticut-based fluid sensor manufacturer, Gems™ Sensors Inc., announced today the acquisition of Venture Measurement Company, LLC (Venture), Spartanburg, S.C., a product leader in level and flow measurement products designed for process industries.

“This acquisition strengthens our opportunity base in the process industries and compliments our broad OEM product portfolio,” said Steve Breitzka, President, Gems Sensors. “Our number one priority over the next few months is to focus on growth opportunities that are resident at Venture.”

A leader in the fluid sensor industry, Gems Sensors designs, manufactures and markets the industry’s largest selection of liquid level, flow, temperature and pressure sensors and controls available from one source. Gems Sensors is a preferred supplier to thousands of companies because of its innovative approach to sensor design, applications and problem solving directed toward meeting customer-specific needs. For product information contact Gems Sensors Inc., One Cowles Road, Plainville, CT 06062. Phone: 800-378-1600 or 860-747-3000. Or visit us online at

Venture, with its strong brands of Bindicator, Niagara, Aaliant and Levelite, offers a wide selection of level instrumentation products for bulk material level sensing, mechanical and target flow meters as well as optic liquid level sensors targeted at various process industries. For information on Venture products call 864-574-8960 or visit their website at