Interface said the acquisition of the UK-based firm accelerates its growth in global test and measurement by adding engineering and manufacturing expertise with an international presence. 

“LCM Systems is an established and recognised leader in the design and manufacture of specialised load cells and instrumentation, and we are proud to officially welcome them to the Interface family,” said Greg Adams, CEO, Interface.

“Adding their quality, proficiency and long history, the LCM team further bolsters our global capabilities in meeting the rapidly growing demands for exceptional products including their load pins, load shackles, load cells and other sensor technologies.”

Ken Bishop, custom solutions senior director at Interface, added: “The acquisition of LCM Systems gives Interface a major manufacturing and engineering centre of excellence in Europe and expands our product portfolio with specialised load and weighing solutions.

“LCM is very reputable in the force measurement solutions industry for providing innovative solutions for complex measurement challenges and we are very excited to be working in collaboration to meet the demands of today and tomorrow.”

LCM Systems was founded in 1984 and provides engineering and design expertise to market sectors including heavy lifting, energy, civil engineering, maritime, aerospace and process engineering. The load management solutions company manufactures a range of standard and ruggedised load cells and instrumentation, as well as customised products. It also manufactures load cells suitable for Zone 1 and 2 hazardous area applications.

“Joining Interface, a company with a world-renowned reputation and 55 years of experience in the load measurement industry, is an incredible opportunity for the continued success and future growth of LCM Systems,” said Steve Sargeant, managing director.

“Interface are long-standing partners and have been our exclusive distributor for the US market since 2018. Our combined experience, the unmatched expertise of our teams, and a shared continuous improvement culture will make our integration into Interface seamless and highly beneficial not only for both of our companies, but also our customers and employees.”

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