Acquisition of Capstone Technology Corporation

Spectris plc the parent company of BTG has acquired Capstone Technology Corporation with operations in Vancouver and Seattle, USA. Capstone is a leading provider of software for process control optimization and decision support analytics across several processing industries. Capstone will operate independently, but reside within BTG Group.

Capstone’s MACS suite of software includes multivariable predictive modeling, commonly referred to as “advanced process control”, as well as control loop tuning and monitoring, all of which can help manufacturers achieve gains in productivity, yield and cost reduction. MACS combined with BTG’s unique single-point in-line sensors provides market leading process control solutions for pulp and papermakers.