British company Sheen Instruments has been acquired by TQC BV of The Netherlands. Sheen Instruments has a history of over 70 years as a manufacturer of laboratory equipment for the paint industry.TQC is a Dutch producer of paint test equipment. The two brands are being merged in the new TQC Sheen label. The conjoined company says it offers perhaps the most extensive range of paint test equipment available. This includes a wide range of viscosity meters, automatic film applicators, scrub and scratch testers to gloss and color meters, thickness gauges, drying time testers and other instruments. TQC Sheen has its production, logistics, application lab and R&D center near the city of Rotterdam. It has sales offices in Germany, the UK, Norway, the US, Italy, Singapore and South Korea, as well as a network of distributors around the globe.