A manufacturer of process measurement and control devices, Omega Engineering Inc., Stamford, Conn., opened a new office in Shanghai in late September. The company appointed Zhang Dou Ms. (Sharon Zhang) as general manager of the China office. The Omega China business unit will have more than a dozen employees, including technical support engineers.

Omega recently was acquired by Spectris plc, a supplier of instrumentation and controls, and the decision make Omega a strong force in China came with this change of leadership. Omega also has sales and distribution offices in Canada, the United Kingdom and Germany.