Press Release: Aix en Provence, October 19, 2009
Process NMR Associates and TopNIR Systems Sign Partnership Agreement
Topnir Systems is proud to announce the signature in October 2009 of a Partnership Agreement with Process NMR Associates, LLC.
This partnership enables Process NMR to utilize our field proven software in complementary fields NMR and MIR combining forces to deliver total solutions with increased added value to customers.
Topnir Systems is a French company leader in the field of online Near InfraRed (NIR) analyzers. Topnir enables measuring and monitoring multiple hydrocarbon streams in less than one minute using a single online system. The company has a long history in the refining and petrochemicals business, being the first world wide to implement an online application designed to measure and control octane number for gasoline production, first NIR on-line application worldwide on Ethylene Plant Naphtha feed (1986), Gasoline (1989) and Crude (1991). The business started in the late 80s within BP Oil, with applications development around gasoline and diesel blending, as well as FCC, CDU, Reformer and Ethylene plant feed andproducts characterization. Major oil companies such as Shell, BP, Repsol, Aramco have adopted Topnir solutions.
Topnir has recently expanded its activities to provide platform independent software for NIR systems already installed in the field. Topnirs modeling technology offers a full set of properties from a single model which offers the advantage of a robust, reliable system requiring very light maintenance. In addition Topnir is field proven to have ASTM and better results.
Process NMR Associates, LLC is an American company and leader in the field of online Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) process applications. The company also has a long history in the refining and petrochemicals business, being the first world wide to implement online NMR applications for gasoline and diesel blending, FCC, CDU, Reformer and Ethylene plant feed and products characterization.