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About ecom instruments. Exploring mobility.

Your safety is our business since 1986!

Devices for use in explosive areas have to fulfil specific requirements. ecom has been involved in this field for over 25 years and has acquired extensive expertise in explosion protection for everyday industrial use in potentially explosive atmospheres.

ecom instruments is a manufacturer of equipment for use in various sectors, including oil and gas, chemicals, petrochemicals, mining, pharmaceuticals, energy and the environment. Reputable, professional, competent and reliable: This is what our customers have become familiar with all over the world.


2013

2010

  • Awarded "World Market Leader 2010"

2009

2008

2007 - 2008

  • Established ecom service center in Houston, TX and in Singapore

2007

2006

  • First approval for Japan (TIIS)

2002

  • World's 1st intrinsically safe LED flashlight for Zone 0

2001

1999

  • World's 1st Windows CE based intrinsically safe PDA

1997 - 2007

  • Establishing sales offices throughout Europe, USA, UAE and APAC

1997

  • Approval of quality assurance and production according to ATEX (Atmosphère explosible) is applied for the two EC directives in the field of explosion protection, namely ATEX product directive 94/9/EC and ATEX operating directive 1999/92/EC

1995

1994

  • World's 1st intrinsically safe GSM mobile phone

1990

  • ecom introduces its first in-house developed explosion-shielded calibrator (EX-mAG 20) to the market

1986

  • Founding of Ecom Rolf Nied GmbH in Assamstadt, Germany

For over 25 years ecom has been producing devices which are designed for the use in hazardous areas. Learn more about the company and its history here.

We are a partner to customers from the most diverse sectors, which include the chemical, petrochemical, pharmaceutical and mining industry to name but a few.

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