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News 2020

17 November 2020: Keit presents at DECHEMA’s Herbstkolloquium 2020

13 November 2020: Keit presents at ICSOBA 2020 Annual Conference

04 November 2020: New High-Temperature Process Analyser – The IRmadillo25H 

03 June 2020: Keit’s Presentation at the AOCS #WebinarWednesday

22 May 2020: Keit’s IRmadilloDiamond receives ATEX & IECEx certifications

03 February 2020: Introducing Keit’s New IRmadillo with Diamond ATR 

08 January 2020:  Keit’s IRmadillo receives Ex cetification for USA & Canada


News 2019

09 December 2019: Keit announces sale of IRmadillo to Solvay.

05 September 2019: Keit signs agreement with Danish distributor, Aage Christensen; further reach into Nordic Countries

02 September 2019: Keit Spectrometers signs agreement with Swedish distributor, Greenhouse; Expands applications in Pulp & Paper and Biofuels

05 June 2019: Keit at FEW 2019 – bioethanol monitoring  (10-12 June, Indianapolis, Indiana, Booth #2034)

02 May 2019:  Keit presenting at AOCS 2019 (5-8 May, St. Louis, Missouri, Booth #608).

15 April 2019:  Meet Richard Salliss, Sales Director – Keit’s newest member.

27 February 2019:  Keit profiled in January 2019 Thames Valley Business Barometer. Interview with Dan Wood, CEO, Keit.

12 February 2019:  Meet Keit at IFPAC 2019 (4-6 March, N. Bethesda, Maryland, Booth #506).  Presentations & demonstrations.

15 January 2019:  Keit signs distributor agreement with Quantum Analytics for sale of IRmadillo to Fine & Petrochemical industries in the United States. Read the news.


News 2018

12 October 2018:  Keit’s presenting innovation in process FTIR at SciX 2018 in Atlanta. Read the news.

26 September 2018: Keit secures £2.5 million funding. Read the news.

24 September 2018:  New address for Keit as of 01 October 2018 in the Zephyr Building. Get new address & telephone number.

23 August 2018:  CPACT article on Keit’s plan for move to new headquarters. Read page 6 in CPACT’s August 2018 Newsletter 

19 August 2018:  Keit speaking every day at ACS Fall National Meeting in Boston, Mass (19-23 August 2018). Read list of presentation topics & times. Don’t miss meeting us at the Keit booth #612.

31 May 2018:  Lots going on at FEW 2018 (Fuel Ethanol Workshop & Expo, 11-13 June, Omaha, NE). Drop by Keit booth #1333 for live fermentation demo and a slice of cake! Read more.

23 May 2018:  New Industry Member at IBioIC, Keit Spectrometers. Read the news.

14 March 2018:  Keit joins CAMO Sofware’s OEM Partner Programme. Read the news.

09 February 2018:  Stephanie Wood joins Keit as newest Application Scientist. Read the news.

22 January 2018:  Keit IRmadillo Wins Best New Product at GCC Jan 2018. Read the news.

10 January 2018:  Keit Delivers New IRmadillo FTIR Spectrometer to Green Biologics. Read the news.


News 2017

23 October 2017:  Keit participating at SIMB’s RAFT 2017 conference – Industrial fermentation is our thing! Read the news.

04 October 2017:  Happy Anniversary CPACT! 20 years of R&D in process analytical technology. Read the news.

28 September 2017: Keit at Expoquimia 2017 (2-6 Oct, Barcelona). Read the news.

06 June 2017:  Keit included in International Labmate’s 2017-2018 Buyer’s Guide.  Read 2017 Guide.

23 May 2017:  Keit announces breakthrough in spectral range of IRmadillo FTIR spectrometer. Read more.

10-12 May 2017:  Keit’s Dr. Jonathon Speed presents scientific poster at EuroPACT 2017 “Rugged FTIR to study bio-renewable (fermentation) processes”. Read Poster.

01 May 2017:  Keit’s IRmadillo™ in Spectroscopy Magazine’s “Review of New Spectroscopic Instrumentation 2017”.  Read article.

19 April 2017:  Keit announces receipt of ATEX and IECEx certification for the IRmadillo™ FTIR spectrometer. Read more.

15 February 2017:  The Royal Society of Chemistry accepts Keit as an EnterprisePlus member organisation. Read more.

25 January 2017:  Keit joins the British Quality Foundation (BQF). Read Press Release.

05 January 2017:  Keit Announces UK Trademark Registration of New Product Name ‘IRmadillo’ for rugged FTIR Spectrometer. Read announcement.


News 2016

29 September 2016:   Physics PhD summer placement at Keit through the South East Physics Network (SEPnet). Read the work experience case study.

14 September 2016: Announcement: Keit Secures £1.4m Equity Funding Round. Read announcement.

11 August 2016: Announcement: Keit Certified ISO 9001:2015. Read announcement.

01 August 2016:  Application Note: Vibration Resistant FT-IR for In-Process Monitoring of Industrial Fermentation Process.  Spectroscopy, FTIR Supplemental Issue, August 2016, Vol. 31, issue 8, p. 38. Read Application Note.

28 July 2016: Pharmaceutical Manufacturing: All-Star Innovators 2016. Keit made the list of all-star innovators in pharmaceutical manufacturing industry for analytical and monitoring devices (Vol 15, issue 6, Jul/Aug 2016, pp 18-21) Read article.

30 June 2016: Announcement: New Hire Dr. Jonathon Speed.  Keit welcomes Dr. Jonathon Speed to the team as new Application Scientist. Read full announcement.

14 June 2016: Announcement: We’re Growing! As Operations ramp up, Keit has moved to a larger office space at the Harwell Campus. Same telephone number, new building number (R71).

17 May 2016: Spectroscopy, May 2016 issue, Vol 31, No. 5 (pp. 40-67), Read description under Mid-IR of Keit’s FTIR spectrometer in Review of New Spectroscopic Instrumentation 2016.

06 May 2016: SpectroscopyOnline, Keit included in editors’ summary of spectroscopy highlights at Analytica 2016 in Munich, Germany Click here to read the on-line article.

22 April 2016APACT Update: Keit Spectrometers’ Dr. Tim Stephens’ scientific poster at APACT 2016 “Online process monitoring with a compact FTIR spectrometer”. Click here to read Tim’s poster. Catriona McFarlan of University of Strathclyde presented performance results of Keit’s microFTS® spectrometer Click here to read Catriona’s poster.

10 March 2016PITTCON Update: Keit Spectrometers increased visibility by presenting at the new live demo session at PITTCON 2016 in Atlanta, GA, as well as a poster presentation by Dan Wood, CEO, highlighting the microFTS® FTIR Spectrometer. Click here to read the full poster content.


News 2015

21 Dec 2015Press Release: Keit’s microFTS® spectrometer receives positive results from a recent independent performance trial. The rugged FTIR spectrometer “…performed admirably with no failures, providing quantifiable data with a high degree of repeatability”. Read the full press release.

10 Dec 2015: Announcement: Keit Gains Trademark Registration for microFTS®, a Novel FTIR Spectrometer. Read the full announcement.