Start-up to Setting Standards

What it takes to become the Market Leader How does a company reach 30 successful years in business? Many would point to motivation as a driving force, but for the CEO and co-founder of FLEXIM, Jens Hilpert, it’s something a little different. For Hilpert, respect drives motivation. “Motivation is...Read more


Unsaturated or wet steam – the type used in many heat transfer and power generation applications – is neither liquid nor gas. It’s a combination of both, which makes steam flow rather difficult to measure. Most flow meters are designed for either liquids or gases. They can’t measure steam flow...Read more


FLEXIM is a very specialized company. While there are many ways of measuring fluid flow, the founders of FLEXIM decided they would master one: the use of ultrasound. The ultrasonic flow measurement technology they developed avoids many of the problems inherent in competing methods and opened the...Read more


Vlad and six FLEXIM colleagues thought a “Tough Mudder” event might be fun. Requiring a 17.5 km / 11 mile run, jumping into dirt holes, climbing walls, diving through cold water at 3⁰C / 37⁰F, crawling under barbed wire in brown mud and getting 10,000 V electric shocks, it’s a team event that may...Read more


What must a business do to grow from four to 400 people in just three decades? Perhaps Jens Hilpert, Chief Executive Officer and Founder at FLEXIM, has the answer. He says, “The first ten years we had no focus on sales. After 2000, we’d decided to focus on the sales side as well, not only on the...Read more

A Challenging Fluid Measurement of A specialty Chemical Company

An environmental and process analysis manager at a Tennessee facility, recently evaluated clamp-on ultrasonic flowmeters as a potential solution for alleviating the accuracy and consistency issues it was experiencing in some of its applications. The evaluation involved revisiting clamp-on...Read more

FLEXIM Solves Flow Measurement Problem at a Local Phenol Plant

Not only do chemical plants have stricter and tighter regulations, they also have to provide training and maintain their equipment so it is safe for employees to use and handle. So, what happens when a firm has a chemical plant that is run down and needs a lot of updating? It cannot operate until...Read more

FLEXIM Meters for HRSG Systems

Power plants are mostly concerned with safety operations and efficiency. This is because these two things are directly linked to the sustainability of the business, financial performance, and long-term feasibility. For these reasons measuring flow of the material inside the pipe is so important. So...Read more

Measuring Contaminants in Groundwater

When measuring slow flow in groundwater for contaminants, it critical to have an accurate and essential mass flow meter. The sensors must be positioned correctly to accurate detect the slow-moving volume. This measurement can help discover contaminants in water system and how much water is actually...Read more

Efficiency, Money Savings, and Grid Independence

Monitoring of Combined Heat and Power Plants Combined Heat and Power (CHP), or cogeneration, has gained extensive acceptance and use in buildings as of its capability to lessen costs, increase efficiency, and provide power independence. To promote the use of CHPs, governments are providing numerous...Read more