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Freeman Technology specialises in systems for measuring the flow properties of powders and has nearly 20 years' experience in powder flow and powder characterisation. The company invests significantly in R&D and applications development, and provides detailed know-how to support its range of products. Expert teams guide and support users around the world in addressing their individual powder challenges, focusing on delivering the most relevant information for the process. The result is world-leading solutions for understanding powder behaviour - in development, formulation, scale-up, processing, quality control, or anywhere that powders have a role.

Freeman Technology’s solutions include the FT4 Powder Rheometer®, a uniquely universal powder tester, and the Uniaxial Powder Tester, a complementary tool for quick and robust powder assessment. Systems are installed around the world in the chemical, pharmaceutical, toners, foods, powder coatings, metals, ceramics, cosmetics, and many other industries. They deliver data that maximise process and product understanding, accelerating R&D and formulation towards successful commercialisation, and supporting the long term optimisation of powder processes.

 Founded in 1989 as a developer of automated testing systems for materials characterisation, the company has focused exclusively on powders since the late 1990s and in 2018 became part of Micromeritics Instrument Corporation. The company’s R&D, manufacturing and commercial headquarters are in Gloucestershire, UK, with operations and distribution partners in key global territories.

In 2007 the company received the Queen’s Award for Enterprise in Innovation and in 2012 the Queen’s Award for Enterprise in International Trade.



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Proud supporters of:

 Tewkesbury Foodbank

Freeman Technology have supported Tewkesbury Foodbank, part of the Trussell Trust, since 2015. 

On the 1st May 2020 the Trussell Trust issued the following information based on evidence gathered through their website of the impact of Covid-19 during the last two weeks of March. During this two-week period there has been an increase of 81% in comparison with the same period in 2019, to the number of emergency parcels being issued at Foodbanks across the UK.  This rise includes a 122% increase in the number of parcels going to children.  These figures break down to 6,250 food parcels provided every day, with close on 3,000 provided for children during this two-week period. For more information on how you can help please go to -

"We would like to say a Huge Thank You once again to Freeman Technology, who for the fifth year running have agreed to continue their sponsorship of Tewkesbury Foodbank.  Their very generous donation has made it possible for us to continue to have a presence in Tewkesbury Town by helping to fund the rent for our Centre.  We are so indebted to them for their continuing generosity."

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All the Freeman Tech employees that I’ve come in contact with have been wonderful and helpful.

Holly Bertrand - Research Chemist, Analytical Research & Services

FMC BioPolymer, USA

If more processes went to smoothly, the world would be a little better.

Sven Hoehm - Supervisor, Particle Metrology

Kronos International Inc, Germany

Always a pleasure to deal with you – the most polite supplier I have worked with – thank you!

Emily Menary - Senior R&D Technician

Cooksongold, UK

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