IRISS becomes Master Distributor for SONAPHONE technology

IRISS Inc and SONOTEC US Inc, two world leaders in their respective industries join in a partnership. IRISS, world leader in the manufacturing and supply of Maintenance Inspection Systems and Asset Surveillance Technologies, will be the Master Distributor for SONAPHONE handheld ultrasound equipment for North America, South America (excluding Brazil) and the Caribbean.

“There is a perfect match of SONOTEC hardware, the latest ultrasonic test equipment, and the electrical safety and electrical inspection professionalism of IRISS. Both companies see a large potential for growth and an added value for our customers in North and South America,“ explains Hans-Joachim Münch, Managing Director of SONOTEC GmbH. In addition, IRISS will provide calibration and repair services on SONOTEC products in the region.

“We are pleased to offer our customers further safety solutions for the maintenance of electrical systems. Ultrasonic solutions offer great potential to detect partial discharges at an early stage and avoid damage," says Martin Robinson, President & CEO of IRISS.

IRISS will offer the full range of SONOTEC handheld ultrasound test equipment including the SONAPHONE E, an ex-certified system, and the state-of-the-art SONAPHONE for maintenance 4.0.

IRISS is the global leader in Electrical Maintenance Safety Devices & Solutions (EMSD’s). IRISS helps customer’s in reducing downtime related costs & maximize efficiency by reducing inspection times. EMSD’s warn you of potential equipment failures before they occur, maintain the energized compartment’s closed, safe and guarded condition ensuring workers are never exposed to the dangers of Arc Flash or electrocution, and automate asset inspection data collection process driving more efficiency improvements. The IRISS EMSD solutions reduce risk, minimize cost and maximize efficiency.

Sonotec US Inc, is a daughter company of SONOTEC Ultraschallsensorik Halle GmbH located in Germany. Founded in 1991, nowadays SONOTEC GmbH is a leading specialist in ultrasonic measurement technology solutions. With more than 150 employees, the technology company based in Halle (Saale) in the heart of Germany develops and manufactures customer-specific ultrasonic transducers and sensors as well as testing equipment and measuring technology solutions for a wide variety of industries. These range from medical technology and the chemical and pharmaceutical industries to engineering and plant construction and non-destructive testing.