Published On: Wed, Mar 19th, 2014

NDC Announces the Appointment of Karl Schmid as Director of Customer Care EMEA

IRWINDALE, CA, March 11th 2014 – ( – NDC Infrared Engineering is pleased to announce the appointment of Karl Schmid as Director of Customer Care, EMEA for its Sensors, Systems and Metals Divisions. Mr. Schmid has previously held leadership positions at Voith Paper as their Manager of Special Services and Mahlo GmbH & Co.KG as their worldwide Service and Spares Manager.
Mr. Schmid brings 25-plus years’ experience in service and engineering. He will be responsible for all Customer Care and support throughout the EMEA area for all of NDC’s product lines.

NDC Announces the Appointment of Karl Schmid as Director of Customer Care, EMEA

NDC Announces the Appointment of Karl Schmid as Director of Customer Care, EMEA

About NDC – NDC Infrared Engineering offers the world’s most extensive range of non-contact sensors and systems for measurement of moisture, fat, and other constituents in tobacco, food and bulk products, basis weight and thickness in continuous web processes, and thickness, flatness and width in metal sheet goods.

The metals product line includes X-Ray and optical thickness gauges, laser-based flatness and width gauges and a range of XRF sensors to measure coating thickness.

The group’s range of measurement technologies for the web industry includes infrared absorption, beta transmission, gamma backscatter, X-ray backscatter and transmission, optical and laser caliper. Applications include film and sheet extrusion, paper, foil and film converting, nonwovens, and rubber sheet manufacture. Products range from fixed-point low-cost devices for QA checks, to complete on-line system solutions for continuous precision measurement and process control.

The group is the world market leader in the design and manufacture of near infrared (NIR) sensors and systems for on-line and off-line analysis and measurement. The NIR product range includes instruments for monitoring fat, moisture and protein content in food; moisture, nicotine and total reducing sugars in tobacco products; film thickness, barrier layers and coat-weight in plastics; paper and board, foils and sheet steel.

NDC Infrared Engineering is headquartered at Irwindale, CA in the USA and Maldon, UK and Alleur, Belgium in Europe. Operating companies in Germany, Italy, China, Japan and India provide local support to key world markets, and NDC Infrared Group is presented in more than 60 countries worldwide by a network of specialist distributors.

NDC Infrared Engineering is a Spectris company, an international company specializing in high value-in-use process control solutions.

USA/Asia: Hector Marchand, NDC Infrared Engineering Inc, 5314 North Irwindale Avenue, Irwindale, CA 91706, USA Tel: +1 626 960 3300, Fax: +1 626 939 3870, Email or Europe, Africa, Middle East: Andrew Brunt, NDC Infrared Engineering Ltd, Bates Road, Maldon, Essex, CM9 5FA, UK Tel: +44 1621 852244, Fax: +44 1621 840995, E-mail: