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Late 2017 British company Sheen Instruments was acquired by TQC BV of The Netherlands. Sheen Instruments has a history of over 70 years being manufacturers of laboratory equipment for the paint industry. TQC is a Dutch manufacturer of paint test equipment renowned for their innovative approach and ground breaking developments.

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Both companies are joining forces now and the two brands are being merged in the new TQC Sheen label.

The new label represents perhaps the most extensive range of paint test equipment varying from a vast range of viscosity meters, automatic film applicators, scrub and scratch testers to gloss & colour meters, thickness gauges, drying time testers etc..

In February 2019 C&W Specialist Equipment Ltd became part of TQC Sheen B.V. Established in 1978, C&W Specialist Equipment Ltd. is a global leader in the development and manufacture of corrosion test chambers which provide controlled environments to test and simulate how components will perform when exposed to natural weathering elements.


TQC Sheen is headquartered in The Netherlands where the company’s production, logistics, application lab and R&D centre are housed near the city of Rotterdam. The TQC Sheen group has sales offices in Germany, the UK, Norway, USA, Italy, Singapore and South Korea and a network of dedicated distributors around the globe.


For special applications TQC Sheen has established the ‘special products service’. The close cooperation between the Technical Sales Department and the Research and Development department makes it possible to develop special products according to customer specification.

As market leader, TQC Sheen is happy to advise you on the purchase of the right product. . TQC Sheen is committed to actively participating in the market and sharing knowledge within the paint & coatings industry. TQC Sheen is chairman of the NEN standard committee “Paint and varnishes” and is regularly asked to give lectures.


In our line of business where quality is the keyword for our customers, we decided to have our organisation certified according the ISO 9001 standards by “Det Norske Veritas”. High quality products are supplied and maintained by our efficient organisation following well-structured procedures but always keeping the customers wishes in the first place!




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