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What’s New

New Facilities Expansion

  • Architectural rendering of GEOKON's new 23,000 square-foot building.

    GEOKON is proud to announce the construction of a new multi-million dollar, 23,000 square-foot building to be located adjacent to their current facility in Lebanon, NH. This three-story office building will include 35 offices, a training facility for customers and a marketing department studio for photography and video production.

    “We are very excited about this new facility as it will allow us to both expand the support of our customers with new in-house training offerings and enhanced product videos, as well as grant us the flexibility to redesign our existing production facilities to further incorporate lean manufacturing and best-in-class material flow principles.” — Chuck Chamley, Director of Sales

    Barrie Sellers (President Emeritus), center, and the managing Directors performing the official ground removal ceremony.

    The ceremonial ground-breaking ceremony was held on November 7, 2018, with Barrie Sellers (President Emeritus, above center) and the managing Directors performing the official ground removal ceremony.

    Construction of the new building is scheduled to begin in early December with completion estimated in late fall of 2019.

    If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact (Marketing Manager) or call Clayton at +1.603.448.1562

New Brand Identity

  • New GEOKON logo.

    GEOKON is proud to announce the launch of a new brand identity, which includes a new logo and tagline.

    This change represents the ongoing evolution of our company, while retaining the core values you have come to expect from us over the last 39 years. We chose a new logo and tagline that reflects a more modern look and captures our mission to deliver superior quality, performance and customer support across all the products we provide. GEOKON has always been a company you can trust and we proudly carry that commitment forward.

    This was not a decision we made lightly. We are proud of our rich history and that is why our new logo retains many of the core elements, mainly the GEOKON colors. Effective immediately, you will begin to see the new look on our website, social media sites and business forms. In the upcoming months, we will be updating all our collateral materials, uniforms, instrumentation, manuals, etc. with the new logo.

    If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact (Marketing Manager) or call Clayton at +1.603.448.1562

New Quality Assurance Manager

  • Photo of Adam Webster.

    Adam Webster

    GEOKON is pleased to announce the appointment of Adam Webster as Quality Assurance Manager. Adam has over 12 years’ experience in Manufacturing Process Engineering, Quality Management, Quality Engineering and Project Engineering with a leading OEM supplying industrial equipment for the welding and cutting industry. Adam has extensive experience in Lean and Six Sigma processes, supplier qualification, quality auditing, ISO9001 compliance and Corrective and Preventive Action (CAPA) systems. He has a BS in Technology Management from the State University of New York at Oswego.

    Adam has a passion for integrating continuous improvement programs and quality management processes in fast-paced production environments. His duties at GEOKON will include leading the implementation of lean and six sigma processes, driving best practices in quality assurance, identifying and reducing non-value elements of the production value stream and leading the GEOKON quality assurance team.

    Please join us in welcoming Adam to GEOKON. Contact

Dam Safety 2018

  • Photo of Rob Clark.

    GEOKON Exhibits at Dam Safety 2018

    September 9-13, 2018

    GEOKON attended Dam Safety 2018 held at the Washington State Convention Center in Seattle, Washington. During this five-day event, over 800 professionals from around the world converged to exchange information on key topics including dam safety, dam rehabilitation and monitoring technologies.

    GEOKON was represented by John Flynn (Sales Engineer) and Rob Clark (Sales Engineer), who hosted GEOKON’s exhibition booth. Attendees had the ability to learn about GEOKON, pose technical questions and physically interact with a host of different instrumentation including piezometers, tiltmeters and dataloggers.

    For more information, please visit Dam Safety 2018.

New Regional Sales Engineer

  • Photo of Rob Clark.

    Rob Clark

    GEOKON is pleased to announce the appointment of Rob Clark as Regional Sales Engineer. Rob has worked in the geotechnical industry for over 33 years; most recently as an instrumentation specialist for a consulting firm offering geotechnical engineering and engineering geology services. He has a degree in Civil Engineering from Seattle University (BS) in Washington. Rob has a passion for problem solving and enjoys assisting customers through the various stages of the project including need identification, solution design, instrumentation installation, monitoring and analysis of results. Rob will be based in Snohomish, WA where he will focus on identifying new sales opportunities, developing new and existing business partners and providing after-sales support.

    Please join us in welcoming Rob to GEOKON. Contact

Certification to ISO 9001:2015

  • ISO registration logos.

    For Immediate Release

    June 13, 2018

    Contact: Clayton Gould, Marketing Manager
    Telephone: +1.603.448.1562
    Email: 
    Website: www.geokon.com

    (Lebanon, NH) GEOKON, a manufacturer of geotechnical and structural instrumentation, announces that they have been certified under ISO 9001:2015 from both ANSI•ANAB, USA and UKAS of Great Britain as of June 1, 2018. NQA performed the mandatory recertification audit that began in February 2018 and concluded in May. Leading the recertification process for GEOKON was Marty Gibson.

    “We are excited to be awarded the ISO 9001:2015 certification and feel it demonstrates our company’s commitment to ensuring the highest quality in our instrumentation, as well as our core philosophy to continuously improve our products, services, and processes” said GEOKON Director Jack Taylor. “Achieving the ISO 9001:2015 standard demonstrates our unwavering pledge to always operate at the highest levels of quality, efficiency and integrity. This is fundamental in providing the finest performing instrumentation and customer-centric service to our customers.”

    In addition to ISO 9001:2015, GEOKON’s calibration program complies with ANSI/NCSL Z540-1 and all primary calibration standards are traceable to the US Department of Commerce, National Institutes of Standards and Technology (NIST), in Washington, DC, and are calibrated by laboratories with ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation. GEOKON is also a qualified supplier for US Nuclear Facilities in accordance with the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)/Nuclear Quality Assurance (NQA)-1, Quality Assurance Program Requirements.

    GEOKON, with over 45 agents around the globe, is a recognized world leader in the manufacture of structural and geotechnical instrumentation, offering a full complement of instrumentation for a wide range of industries including tunnels, dams, mines, piles, bridges, pipelines, landfills, embankments, and wind turbines. Its product lines, trusted for performance and reliability, include vibrating wire, and MEMs sensors, as well as dataloggers, wireless networks and software for the collection and visualization of data.

    For more information, please contact

Slope Stability 2018

  • Photo of Exhibit at Slope Stability 2018.

    GEOKON Exhibits at Slope Stability 2018

    GEOKON attended Slope Stability 2018 held at the Barceló Conference Center in Seville, Spain. During this three-day event (April 11 - 13, 2018), over 400 professionals from around the world converged to exchange information on key topics including mine safety, rock mechanics and monitoring technologies.

    GEOKON was represented by (Sales Engineer), who hosted GEOKON’s exhibition booth. Attendees had the ability to learn about GEOKON, pose technical questions and physically interact with a host of different instrumentation including piezometers, inclinometers and dataloggers.

    In addition, Artie participated in a number of presentation sessions including Management of Geotechnical Data and State of the Art Monitoring Techniques for Samarco Tailing Dams.

    For more information, please visit Slope Stability 2018.

New Marketing Manager

  • Photo of Clayton Gould.

    Clayton Gould

    GEOKON is pleased to announce the appointment of Clayton Gould as Marketing Manager. Clayton has worked in product marketing for over 18 years with a leading OEM supplying industrial equipment for the welding and cutting industry. Clayton has extensive experience in product lifecycle management, program management, pricing, media advertising and sales collateral development. He has a BS in Management from the Granite State College and an MBA in Leadership from Franklin Pierce College. Clayton has a passion for integrating a broad range of marketing aspects into a unified communication strategy. His duties at GEOKON will include driving brand positioning and awareness, generating sales leads, identifying new product and market opportunities, and leading the GEOKON marketing team.

    Please join us in welcoming Clayton to GEOKON. Contact

New Mechanical Engineer

  • Photo of Aaron Buck.

    Aaron Buck

    GEOKON is pleased to announce the appointment of Aaron Buck as Mechanical Engineer. Aaron has worked in new product development for 17 years, most recently with a local designer and developer of medical devices and consumer health products. He has a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Clarkson University and a Masters of Engineering Management from Thayer School of Engineering at Dartmouth. Aaron enjoys developing products that improve the customer’s experience and the creative process of bringing new ideas to life. Aaron’s role at GEOKON includes new product development and engineering support for GEOKON instrumentation.

    Please join us in welcoming Aaron to GEOKON. Contact

New Human Resources Manager

  • Photo of Shelly Bragg.

    Shelly Bragg

    GEOKON is pleased to announce the appointment of Shelly Bragg as Human Resources Manager. Shelly has worked in Human Resources for over 20 years, most recently with a local healthcare provider for the past 5. Shelly has a passion for working with people and really enjoys being in an environment where the employees exhibit a high level of dedication to the company. Her role at GEOKON includes recruiting, associate relations, and the management of compensation and benefits.

    Please join us in welcoming Shelly to GEOKON.
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Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting

  • Photo of GEOKON’s TRB exhibition booth attendees.

    GEOKON Exhibits at the 2018 Transportation Research Board (TRB) Annual Meeting

    GEOKON attended the Transportation Research Board (TRB) 97th Annual Meeting held at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington DC. During this four-day event (January 7-11, 2018), over 14,000 professionals from around the world converged to exchange information on key topics including safety, regulations and development, covering all modes of transportation.

    GEOKON was represented by (Director), (Sales Engineer), (Sales Engineer) and (Marketing Manager). GEOKON’s exhibition booth offered attendees the ability to learn about the company, pose technical questions to industry experts and physically interact with a host of different instrumentation including strain gages, piezometers, thermistors and dataloggers. GEOKON representatives participated in a number of presentation sessions including Integrating Geotechnical Instrumentation and Modeling to Optimize Performance of Transportation Infrastructure. Representatives also attended the Geosynthetics Committee and Geotechnical Instrumentation and Modeling Committee annual meetings.

    For more information, please visit TRB.

GEOKON-sensemetrics

  • Product Integration

    GEOKON is pleased to announce the integration of its LC-2 Series Dataloggers, GeoNet Wireless Network and Addressable Vibrating Wire Interface, and the compatibility of its Model 6150E Addressable MEMS IPIs, with the sensemetrics sensor management platform. This combination of technologies greatly expands the ways in which data can be collected remotely, with “plug and play” connectivity and with the ability be displayed in real-time on a user-friendly, browser-based data platform. The product integration has been successfully implemented, and running for extended periods of time, at a number of projects in the US, with international applications presently being designed.

    For more information, please visit sensemetrics Integration, call +1.603.448.1562 or contact Technical Support.

Waterproof Single-Channel Datalogger

  • Photo of the Model 8002-WP.

    Model 8002-WP

    The Model 8002-WP (LC-2WP) is a stand-alone, waterproof, single-channel datalogger designed to read both the vibrating wire element and the integral thermistor of any GEOKON vibrating wire sensor. The LC-2WP is housed inside a rugged PVC waterproof enclosure, which is particularly well-suited for operation in harsh environments. Power is provided by internal alkaline or lithium ‘D’ cells; 12 V batteries and solar panels options are also available.

    For more information, please visit the product page.

New Mechanical Engineering Manager

  • Photo of Pete Twarog.

    Pete Twarog

    GEOKON is pleased to announce the appointment of Pete Twarog as Mechanical Engineering Manager. Pete has worked in new product development for his entire career, as both a mechanical design engineer and an engineering team leader. Most recently, Pete worked 17 years for a leading OEM supplying industrial equipment for the welding and cutting industry, where he’s a member of the American Welding Society (AWS). He has degrees in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Massachusetts (BS) and the Georgia Institute of Technology (MS). Pete has a passion for both reliability and innovation in new product design and has over 20 US Patents. His duties at GEOKON will include driving new and custom product development, supporting the GEOKON product line, driving continuous improvement activities, and leading the GEOKON mechanical engineering team.

    Please join us in welcoming Pete to GEOKON. Contact

New Office Opening in Singapore

  • Photo of Chiep Ping (CP) Koh.

    GEOKON (S) PTE. LTD.

    GEOKON is pleased to announce the opening of GEOKON (S) PTE. LTD. in Singapore and the appointment of Chiep Ping (CP) Koh as Regional Director. The new office, located in Changi Business Park, will serve GEOKON’s clients in South East Asia, both directly and in cooperation with our existing network of agents and representatives. Chiep Ping (CP) Koh is a Civil Engineering graduate from the National University of Singapore. CP has extensive experience in the construction sector, and pile testing services in particular where he has collaborated with the Institution of Engineers Singapore (IES) to develop guidelines for adoption by the pile testing community. CP is committed to providing the excellent customer service and support for which GEOKON is well known. We welcome CP and, with his help, look forward to building a strong presence and service center to benefit our clients in this region. To learn more about our new office, please contact CP.

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