New case story: Automated nikon photo-microscope supports world-leading rock analysis
June 13, 2013
Computerised inspection system for the energy sector finds applications analysing safety-critical concrete
British companies have often been accused of inventing leading-edge technology and then allowing it to be developed commercially overseas. Conwy Valley Systems in North Wales is an exception. Founded in 1997 by Dr Barrie Wells and his partner, Mark Gorst, it has become a global leader in the supply of computerised photo-microscopy systems for inspection, statistical analysis and classification of rock samples to assist oil and gas exploration.