Hottinger Bruel & Kjaer

Hottinger Brüel & Kjær is a company that develops technology for measuring and managing sound and vibration. It offers data acquisition systems, hand-held measuring instruments, vibration and production testing equipment, transducers, calibration systems as well as analysis software. The company also provides calibration and verification, on-site installation, rental and repair, and online calibration services.

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Parent CompanySpectris
HQVirum, DK
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Hottinger Bruel & Kjaer was founded in 2019 and is headquartered in Virum, DK
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Key People/Management at Hottinger Bruel & Kjaer

Steen Pinnerup

Steen Pinnerup

Chief Financial Officer
Thomas Lippok

Thomas Lippok

Chief Strategy Officer
Jens Wiegand

Jens Wiegand

Chief Technology Officer, Executive Vice President of Software and Electronics
Ruth Bastian

Ruth Bastian

Chief People Officer
Ben Bryson

Ben Bryson

Kimberly Miller

Kimberly Miller

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Hottinger Bruel & Kjaer Office Locations

Hottinger Bruel & Kjaer has offices in Virum, Duluth, Marlborough, Sydney and in 17 other locations
Virum, DK (HQ)
Teknikerbyen 28
Sydney, AU
Suite 4.03, Level 4, 3 Thomas Holt Drive, Macquarie Park
Wien, AT
Lemböckgasse 63/2
Montreal, CA
4915 Place Olivia, Suite 201, Saint-Laurent
Espoo, FI
Tekniikantie 2
Mennecy, FR
46 Rue Champoreux
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Hottinger Bruel & Kjaer Financials and Metrics

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Hottinger Bruel & Kjaer is a subsidiary of Spectris

Hottinger Bruel & Kjaer Revenue

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Hottinger Bruel & Kjaer's revenue was reported to be kr778.84 m in FY, 2020 which is a 5.1% decrease from the previous period.
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Hottinger Bruel & Kjaer Operating Metrics

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Hottinger Bruel & Kjaer Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
Sound AnswersSeptember 20, 2015
FiberSensingOctober 03, 2014
LDS Test and MeasurementDecember 31, 2008
nCode and SoMatAugust 01, 2008
Ems Bruel & Kjaer Inc.
Sound Answers, Inc.

Hottinger Bruel & Kjaer Revenue Breakdown

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Hottinger Bruel & Kjaer revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 96.4% from Foreign and 3.6% from Other

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Hottinger Bruel & Kjaer News and Updates

HBK achieves gold on its standards

Test and measurement expert, Hottinger Bruel & Kjær (HBK) has received certification to honour its 50th year of membership with one of the most important German quality organisations - The German Association for Quality (DGQ).

Optimizing product development in a rapidly changing market: Part 2

In this second part of our interview, Jens Wiegand, HBK’s Chief Technology Officer (CTO) and Senior Vice President Electronics & Software, shares his thoughts on the role technology plays in shortening product development cycles without compromising quality and predicts the next big breakthrough…

HBK presenta sus últimos cursos online gratuitos sobre acústica y vibraciones

Hottinger Brüel & Kjaer (HBK) presenta sus últimos cursos de formación online de HBK sobre acústica y vibraciones, en los que combinan conceptos teóricos y demostraciones en vivo impartidas en español de manera totalmente gratuita.

HBK’s Aqira data analytics software gets graphical interface

Hottinger Brüel & Kjær (HBK) has added a drag and drop graphical user interface to the latest version of its analytics and management platform for sensor data, Aqira. The GUI has been added to the latest version of Aqira, the web-based platform based on the company’s nCode software technolog…

Hottinger Bruel & Kjaer Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Hottinger Bruel & Kjaer founded?

    Hottinger Bruel & Kjaer was founded in 2019.

  • Who are Hottinger Bruel & Kjaer key executives?

    Hottinger Bruel & Kjaer's key executives are Steen Pinnerup, Thomas Lippok and Jens Wiegand.

  • How many employees does Hottinger Bruel & Kjaer have?

    Hottinger Bruel & Kjaer has 456 employees.

  • What is Hottinger Bruel & Kjaer revenue?

    Latest Hottinger Bruel & Kjaer annual revenue is kr778.8 m.

  • What is Hottinger Bruel & Kjaer revenue per employee?

    Latest Hottinger Bruel & Kjaer revenue per employee is kr1.7 m.

  • Who are Hottinger Bruel & Kjaer competitors?

    Competitors of Hottinger Bruel & Kjaer include Teledyne Reson, Bravox and GRAS.

  • Where is Hottinger Bruel & Kjaer headquarters?

    Hottinger Bruel & Kjaer headquarters is located at Teknikerbyen 28, Virum.

  • Where are Hottinger Bruel & Kjaer offices?

    Hottinger Bruel & Kjaer has offices in Virum, Duluth, Marlborough, Sydney and in 17 other locations.

  • How many offices does Hottinger Bruel & Kjaer have?

    Hottinger Bruel & Kjaer has 21 offices.