Brüel & Kjær acquires Discom GmbH

26 Jul 2016

With the leading provider of automotive production test systems on board, Brüel & Kjær enhances its solutions for automotive customers.

We are pleased to announce that effective July 26, 2016, Brüel & Kjær Sound & Vibration Measurement A/S has acquired Discom GmbH, producer of automotive transmission sound and vibration test systems for acoustic quality analysis at the end of production lines.

As Brüel & Kjær evolves into a solution provider, the acquisition of Discom with its fully integrated and web-enabled production test solution, fully supports this process bringing on board new insights, domain knowledge and new opportunities.

“Being part of such an established, respected and global organization is one of the best things that could happen to Discom,” says Discom’s Founder and Managing Director Dr. Thomas Lewien. “For our customers, the acquisition is a guarantee for long term availability and ongoing development of Discom’s end-of-line technology and Brüel & Kjær’s worldwide support network will allow us to expand our reach, ensuring that our customers get fast, extensive and reliable support.”

Discom with its highly talented workforce becomes part of the Brüel & Kjær Automotive Business Unit, adding new solutions and a wealth of production testing and QA knowledge to the company. Brüel & Kjær’s Alan Humphrey, Vice President, Automotive states, “This acquisition is a key step in implementing our strategy to enhance our solutions for automotive customers across both R&D and production testing, leveraging our unique sound and vibration expertise to help customers further optimize their vehicles.”

For additional information about Discom GmbH, please visit or contact Alan Humphrey, Vice President Automotive at Brüel & Kjær, by e-mail: or telephone:  +1 404 429 5856.

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