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February 23, 2021
Ohaus Guardian 7000 Hotplate Stirrers
Designed with outstanding safety features and superior heating and mixing performance, the Ohaus Guardian 7000 hotplate stirrers are equipped with ...
February 18, 2021
Emergency Contact Information
Due to the winter storm and rolling power outages throughout Texas, all of our offices are experiencing extended or intermittent ...
February 16, 2021
Minebea Intec’s 10 Criteria to Choose a Static Industrial Scale
NSM manufacturer Minebea Intec’s White Paper “10 Criteria to Choose a Static Industrial Scale” details the various criteria to be ...
February 11, 2021
Nicol Scales & Measurement founded in 1931 and recognized as a “Best & Brightest Workplace in Dallas” is looking for ...
February 9, 2021
How A Scale Works
Ever wondered how exactly a scale works? Leave it to NSM manufacturer and scale experts Rice Lake Weighing Systems to ...
February 2, 2021
What Sets Apart the LP788
NSM manufacturer Intercomp explains what sets the LP788 Low-Profile scale apart from different scale options. The OIML R76 and NTEP ...
January 26, 2021
Field Service and Repair Technician – Austin
Nicol Scales & Measurement founded in 1931 and recently recognized as a “2019 Best & Brightest Workplace in Dallas and ...
January 26, 2021
Dallas Water Treatment Plant Update
A Dallas area water treatment plant asked NSM to replace their worn-out scale that is used to track the amount ...
January 19, 2021
Nicol Scales & Measurement is extremely proud to be marking our 90th anniversary – a significant milestone that few companies ...
January 12, 2021
Total Cost of Ownership
NSM manufacturer Minebea Intec has compiled a White Paper discussing the Total Cost of Ownership breaking down what companies should ...
December 29, 2020
Nicol Scales & Measurement Awarded ISO/IEC 17025:2017 Accreditation
Nicol Scales & Measurement is proud to announce that we have completed our assessment to the new ISO/IEC 17025:2017 standard, ...
December 29, 2020
Happy New Year 2021
“I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past.” Thomas Jefferson Wishing you and yours all ...
December 22, 2020
Happy Holiday Season 2020
“Christmas gift suggestions: To your enemy, forgiveness. To an opponent, tolerance. To a friend, your heart. To a customer, service. To all, charity. To every child, ...
December 18, 2020
Holiday Food Drive
NSM is proud to continue to support the North Texas Food Bank by donating 152.6 pounds of food a few ...
December 15, 2020
Force Gauge Calibration Services
NSM offers “Quick Cal” Force Gauge Calibration Services. Most manufacturers recommend that handheld force gauges are calibrated at least once ...
December 8, 2020
Our Calibration Labs
Both our Dallas and our Houston Calibration Labs offer on-site, in house, depot and ship-in calibrations as well as local ...
December 1, 2020
Embedded Calibration Services
NSM offers embedded calibration services to ease your calibration burden. We have partnerships in place with customers enabling us to ...
November 24, 2020
Happy Thanksgiving 2020
“Thanksgiving comes to us out of the prehistoric dimness, universal to all ages and all faiths. At whatever straws we ...
November 17, 2020
Ohaus Starter Series
The OHAUS Starter Series features a lineup of Pen, Portable and Benchtop Water Analysis Meters to fulfill the needs of ...
November 10, 2020
Fairbanks Scale Terminology
Recently Fairbanks released an updated version of their scale terminology dictionary. This dictionary includes terms frequently used within the scale ...
November 3, 2020
Ensure the Accuracy of Your Thermometers
With fast turnaround times, competitive pricing and volume discounts, NSM can ensure the accuracy of your thermometers with quick and ...
October 30, 2020
Fairbanks 2019 Plaques
Happy to report we’re receiving all treats, no tricks around the NSM office. Thanks to Fairbanks for recognizing NSM for ...
October 27, 2020
FM Approved For Explosive Environments
NSM offers a number of bench and floor scales that are FM approved for explosive environments. We have scales that ...
October 20, 2020
The Minebea Intec Puro Series
The Minebea Intec Puro series has been developed for your varying weighing needs. Whether weighing, counting or quality control, all ...
October 16, 2020
On-Site Calibrations Made Easy
Sometimes on-site calibrations are the only option that makes sense for customers. Our Technicians can bring the proper calibration standards ...
October 13, 2020
Your Single Source for Calibration
Nicol Scales & Measurement is your “Single Source” for calibration of all your scale and measurement equipment. We can perform calibrations on-site at your ...
October 6, 2020
We at NSM are proud to announce that we just completed our annual ISO reaccreditation audit with Perry Johnson, and ...
September 29, 2020
The Best Service Team in Texas
NSM specializes in service and repair. We are focused on safety with an industry leading EMR safety rating. Our technicians ...
September 21, 2020
Dallas Corporate Office: Facilitate accounts receivables activities, including corporate office collections, oversight of branch office collections, weekly AR reporting, management ...
September 15, 2020
NSM’s EasyCal Program
NSM created our EasyCal program to help our clients to maintain their budgets and annual costs, to support their calibration requirements and ...
September 8, 2020
Mobile Process Weighing System Discounted
NSM’s Mobile Process Weighing System allows you to accurately weigh and batch in portable tanks or vessels to speed up ...
September 1, 2020
NSM Is Now Your Seca Distributor
NSM is proud to be a seca distributor. Seca has been working with the same subject matter – medical measuring ...
August 25, 2020
Reasons for Maintaining Calibration
At NSM we understand the importance of maintaining calibration on your weighing equipment. Calibration is defined as the accuracy and ...
August 18, 2020
Aluminum Series Platform Scales
Pennsylvania Scale’s A6600 Floor Scales and A6400 Single Point Bench and Floor Platforms are constructed of high-strength, low-weight aluminum to ...
August 11, 2020
AP Series Balance
The Shimadzu AP Series Balances are high speed and stress free and offer efficiency-driven conveniences including a USB flash drive, ...
August 7, 2020
Back to School 2020 with Community Partners of Dallas
Usually we at NSM are gathering various back to school supplies for our friends at Community Partners of Dallas. This ...
August 4, 2020
Test Weights Calibration
NSM offers ISO 17025 accredited or NIST traceable calibrations on a variety of test weights. Save time and money by ...
July 28, 2020
“Quick Cal” Force Gauge Calibration Services
NSM is proud to offer our “Quick Cal” Force Gauge Calibration Services with a Five Day Turnaround Starting at $90 ...
July 20, 2020
Metrology Calibration Technician
Dallas Branch: We are looking for a Metrology Calibration Technician to join our Metrology Calibration team that provides calibration services on ...
July 14, 2020
Not only is July 14th Bastille Day, it’s also Cow Appreciation Day and National Mac and Cheese Day. On July 14th, ...
July 7, 2020
We at NSM know that we all need to work together to beat the COVID-19 Coronavirus. Therefore, we are offering ...
June 30, 2020
Fourth of July
A federal holiday since 1941, the Fourth of July has been celebrated informally since the 18th century and the American ...
June 23, 2020
Ohaus Counting Scales
Enjoy accuracy, speed, durability, and reliability with the Ohaus portfolio of industrial products, designed to simplify the production floor, from ...
June 16, 2020
EX Scales and Load Cells for Producing Alcohol-Based Hand Sanitizers
In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, many companies are adding production capabilities to produce alcohol-based hand sanitizers. Minebea Intec ...
June 9, 2020
Chatillon’s CS2 Series
Chatillon’s CS2 Series including the CS2-1100 and the CS2-225 are revolutionary systems optimized for production testing applications, including medical devices, ...
June 2, 2020
Cubis II wins Scientists’ Choice Award
Congratulations to our manufacturing partner Sartorius whose Cubis II was announced as the winner of the 2020 Scientists’ Choice Award ...
May 26, 2020
How Tech is Changing the Nature of Scales
Bryan Snyder, systems manager for B-Tek Scales with responsibilities including management of both the software and development teams and software ...
May 19, 2020
Turnkey Scale & Weighing Solutions for the Pharmaceutical Industry
Our nearly 90 years of experience and focus on safety make us the premier provider of turnkey scale and weighing ...
May 12, 2020
The New Lloyd LD Tablet
We at NSM are happy to announce the launch of the new Lloyd LD tablet for use with the LD Series test machines ...
May 5, 2020
Happy Mother’s Day
We at NSM wanted to take a minute from our Zoom calls to wish our mothers a very happy Mother’s ...
April 28, 2020
How e≠d Impacts Businesses
One cannot sell a Class I or Class II balance where e≠d for a direct sales application where both buyer ...
April 21, 2020
Profiles of Success – Stuart Waymack
Stuart Waymack, our newest Sales Representative, is based in our Austin branch. Originally from Chicago, he grew up in San ...
April 17, 2020
Working From Home
Our Sales Reps are settling in their new WFH “offices.” They’re all zooming on a regular basis as well as ...
April 7, 2020
Food Donation to Minnie’s Food Pantry
Thanks to the generosity of our Dallas employees, 75 pounds of food were delivered to Minnie’s Food Pantry last week. ...
March 31, 2020
Class F Calibration Weights
Rice Lake Weighing Systems specifies that beginning January 1, 2020, Class F calibration weights will no longer be sold for ...
March 24, 2020
Essential Industries Services
NSM is an ISO/IEC 17025 accredited organization that provides critical products and support services to numerous Essential Industries. Our team is ...
March 19, 2020
Fairbanks Top Five Distributor 2019
FAIRBANKS SCALES NAMES NICOL SCALES & MEASUREMENT AS ONE OF TOP FIVE DOMESTIC DISTRIBUTORS FOR 2019 Texas company recognized for ...
March 17, 2020
Pi Day Pranks
In honor of Pi Day last week, NSM’s Dallas branch held a pie contest of sorts. This competition was a ...
March 3, 2020
The Importance of Scaling and Weighing Snack Packages
Baking Business details the importance of accurately scaling and weighing snack packages in a 2019 article. “Accurately scaling and weighing ...
February 25, 2020
Mild Steel Versus Stainless Steel Weighing Systems
Have you ever wondered when to use mild steel versus stainless steel? Or even what the difference is between the ...
February 11, 2020
Weighing Dairy Cows
Farmers Weekly assessed the value of automatically weighing dairy cows when they are milked. These weighing platforms are added in ...
February 5, 2020
Rice Lake 2019 Premier Distributor
Nicol Scales & Measurement is proud to announce that we are once again one of Rice Lake Weighing Systems’ 2019 ...
January 28, 2020
Truck Scale Calibrations
Recently one of our manufacturers, Fairbanks Scales, put together a video in which their Regional Director Russ Desilets provided tips ...
January 21, 2020
Water Treatment Plant Indicator Replacement
Our service team continues to work wonders. Recently they replaced two older, not supported instruments with Rice Lake 880s. They ...
January 21, 2020
Giving Back 2020
In 2019 NSM continued our efforts in giving back with a number of organizations throughout the DFW metroplex, Houston and ...
January 14, 2020
Tracking Waste Inventory
A recent article in the Weighing Review discusses how the waste disposal industry relies on weight to quantify transacted material. ...
January 7, 2020
Dallas Branch Holds Holiday Party
Prior to our extra-long holiday break, NSM’s Dallas branch held a small Christmas party. Guests enjoyed some tasty BBQ as ...
December 31, 2019
Happy New Year 2020!
Another year is almost in the books. It seems like 2019 flew by much too quickly. We had another full ...
December 24, 2019
Happy Holiday Season!
We at NSM are proud of our continuing partnership with Community Partners of Dallas, an organization committed to providing abused ...
December 17, 2019
NSM Continues Giving with White Rock Lake Park Cleanup
Recently the team at our Dallas branch collected trash around White Rock Lake for the non-profit organization For the Love ...
December 10, 2019
Maureen Hinds Celebrates 30 Years And Retirement
Recently our Dallas branch celebrated Maureen Hinds’ last day at Nicol Scales & Measurement after 30 years on the job. ...
December 3, 2019
We Wear Nicol
On Tuesdays we wear Nicol! It’s cooling down here in Dallas, well somewhat anyway. Our new company jackets arrived, and ...
November 26, 2019
Happy Thanksgiving 2019
Recently our Dallas branch held a Fall Festival lunch in which everyone ate hot dogs/chili dogs and cupcakes (a great ...
November 19, 2019
Dallas Acquires Fluke 5502A Multiproduct Calibrator
NSM has expanded the offerings of our Dallas Location in order to reduce cost and to provide better value for ...
November 12, 2019
Winter Coat Drive
Thanks to the kindness and generosity of many folks at our company, Nicol Scales & Measurement donated 20 WINTER COATS ...
November 5, 2019
Sartorius’ New Entris II
Sartorius’ new Entris II is the only balance in its class featuring isoCAL, LED touch technology and twelve built-in applications. ...
October 29, 2019
It’s time to put Halloween to the test again with Ametek. Our spooky service techs and sales team can ensure ...
October 22, 2019
Minebea Intec’s Novego
Minebea Intec’s Novego was recently featured in Bulk Inside; the article details how this product has raised the benchmark for ...
October 15, 2019
Happy National Boss’s Day
A very happy (early) National Boss’s Day to all of our bosses here at NSM. We are so thankful for ...
October 8, 2019
It seems like summer ended ages ago, but really it was just a few weeks ago. Rather than lament the ...
October 1, 2019
Shifts in Metrology Trends
There have been a few interesting shifts in metrology trends as of late. As noted in Metrology News, some major ...
September 24, 2019
Our New Houston Facility
Our new Houston facility encompasses two connected suites which enabled this branch to separate metrology to one side with scales ...
September 17, 2019
Reducing Food Waste
Per the US Department of Agriculture, more than one-third of all available food goes uneaten through loss or waste every year ...
September 3, 2019
Chatillon TCM Series Introduced
Recently Ametek introduced the Chatillon TCM Series which consists of two force testers offering fast and effective force testing up to ...
August 20, 2019
Minebea Intec Premium Partner
Nicol Scales & Measurement is proud to announce that we have moved from a “Preferred Partner” to a “Premium Partner” ...
August 16, 2019
Backpack Drive for Community Partners of Dallas
Over the summer, NSM’s Dallas employees held a back to school drive for supplies needed by underprivileged kids. We collected ...
August 16, 2019
North Texas Food Bank – CSFP
On Saturday, August 10th, fifteen NSM Dallas employees volunteered at the North Texas Food Bank in Plano. The NTFB is ...
August 15, 2019
Dallas Metrology Calibration Technician
Nicol Scales & Measurement, founded in 1931 and recently recognized as a 2019 Best & Brightest Workplace in Dallas is ...
August 13, 2019
Best Industrial Scales Nominee
Nominated for the Weighing Review’s Readers’ Choice Awards Best Industrial Scales, the Mobile Process Weighing System allows users to accurately ...
August 6, 2019
Sack Lunches for Search Homeless Services
Together with their families, our Houston branch employees put together three hundred sack lunches, each including two sandwiches, for homeless ...
July 30, 2019
Minebea Intec’s Industrial Floor Scale MAPP4U
Minebea Intec’s industrial floor scale MAPP4U is one of the most durable floor scales on the market. The rugged construction ...
July 23, 2019
Fairbanks Replaces 2550 with 2560
Recently Fairbanks replaced the FB 2550 with the FB 2560 instrument which uses faster and more powerful processors to provide ...
July 16, 2019
Queso Contest 2019
Recently the Dallas branch of NSM held a queso contest. Sadly this was not a queso eating contest, but rather ...
July 9, 2019
2018 Minebea Intec Top Distributor
NSM was recognized as one of 2018’s top 5 distributors in North America for Minebea Intec at their Distributor Meeting. Our own Jim ...
July 2, 2019
Canned Food Drive for Beautiful Feet Ministries
The Dallas branch recently held a weight loss canned food drive. Each participant donated a canned food item. We started with a ...
June 25, 2019
Profiles of Success – Valerie Miranda
Valerie Miranda has working in Shipping and Receiving at our Houston branch for just under a year, and as she ...
June 18, 2019
NSM received 4 plaques for performance with Fairbanks in 2018. We were a top 5 Distributor (#4 actually), plus we ...
June 4, 2019
Dallas Industrial Scale Service Department Exceeds $2M in Revenue
Recently our Dallas Industrial Scale Service Department held a team building event to celebrate exceeding $2 million dollars in revenue ...
May 21, 2019
Now Hiring Metrology Calibration Technician in Houston
Nicol Scales & Measurement, founded in 1931 and recently recognized as a 2019 Best & Brightest Workplace in Houston, TX ...
May 14, 2019
After a decade, the Houston branch of Nicol Scales & Measurement is relocating. Our new address, effective Monday May 20th, ...
May 7, 2019
Profiles of Success – Alex Estabillo
Alex Estabillo has been a fantastic calibration technician with NSM for over six months now. In total he has over ...
April 30, 2019
Vote for us at the Readers’ Choice Awards on Weighing Review
Nicol Scales & Measurement is proud to announce that our Mobile Process Weighing System has been nominated for the Weighing ...
April 23, 2019
Huge Discount On High Quality Scale Indicator
For a limited time Nicol Scales & Measurement is offering the Minebea Intec (previously Sartorius Industrial) Midrics 2 scale indicator ...
April 16, 2019
Easter greetings to you and yours from Nicol Scales & Measurement and Ametek. https://nicolscales.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/Easter-video-Nicol-Scales.mp4
April 9, 2019
The Jay Summers Memorial Conference Room
In January we lost a longtime employee, an important member of our team and, most of all, a friend. Jay ...
April 2, 2019
NSM Recognized by Rice Lake
We at NSM are proud to have been recognized as a top distributor for Rice Lake in 2018. Thanks to ...
March 26, 2019
Profiles of Success – Jodi Chappell
Jodi Chappell has been with Nicol Scales & Measurement since August 2018 and has worked in the calibration and test ...
March 19, 2019
Pennsylvania Scale Introduces The Drum Bunny
Pennsylvania Scale Company, a leading U.S. manufacturer of scales and scale indicators, introduces the Drum Bunny, the first of its ...
March 12, 2019
Profiles of Success – Cody Baker
For eleven years Cody Baker has been with NSM. Currently the Service Manager, he’s responsible for the entire service department. ...
March 5, 2019
Houston Employee Appreciation Lunch
We appreciate our employees! Our Houston branch enjoyed an Employee Appreciation Lunch to thank them for all their hard work. ...
February 19, 2019
Nine Band Brewing Storage Tank Installed
Recently we installed a new grain storage tank for Nine Band Brewing, a craft beer company based in Allen, at ...
February 12, 2019
Profiles of Success – Patrick Presley
For over a year now, Patrick Presley has worked as a service tech for NSM. In this role, he’s responsible ...
February 5, 2019
Best and Brightest Companies to Work For in Houston
Nicol Scales & Measurement is proud to announce that our Houston branch has been selected as one of the Best ...
January 29, 2019
Best and Brightest Companies to Work For in Dallas
Nicol Scales & Measurement is proud to announce that our Dallas branch has been selected as one of the Best ...
January 29, 2019
Profiles of Success – Byron Fesler
Byron Fesler has been a fantastic service tech at NSM’s Dallas Branch for almost four years now. He’s responsible for ...
January 22, 2019
Crane Load Test to 50,000 Pounds
Recently we did a load test on a crane to 50,000 pounds. The weight of our test cart plus the ...
January 15, 2019
Profiles of Success – Rafael Romero
Rafael Romero has been an outstanding service technician for over eight and a half years at NSM’s Dallas branch. He’s ...
January 1, 2019
Happy New Year 2019
We’ve had a great year at Nicol Scales & Measurement. All of us at NSM wish you and yours a ...
December 25, 2018
Merry Christmas 2018
“Christmas waves a magic wand over this world, and behold, everything is softer and more beautiful.” – Norman Vincent Peale We ...
December 18, 2018
Putting Christmas to the Test in 2018
We at NSM are proud to partner with Ametek to put Christmas to the test in 2018. We wish you ...
December 11, 2018
Holiday Toy Drive Nets 124 Pounds of Toys for Abused and Neglected Children
For the second year in a row, we are proud to have partnered with Community Partners of Dallas on their ...
December 4, 2018
Nicki Huber Visits Nicol Office
Nicki Huber née Nicol, former President of Nicol Scales and daughter of the company’s founding Nicol family, visited the Dallas ...
November 30, 2018
Best and Brightest Companies to Work For
Nicol Scales & Measurement is proud to announce that both our Dallas branch and our Houston branch have been selected ...
November 27, 2018
Profiles of Success – Rusty Bateman
Rusty Bateman has been a great service tech with NSM for four years now. He’s responsible for service and repair ...
November 20, 2018
We at Nicol Scales & Measurement are thankful for our health, our friends, our families and all the blessings we’ve ...
November 13, 2018
EasyCal Calibration Agreements Surpass 2,000
NSM just surpassed 2,000 EasyCal calibration agreements in Texas! We are a single source calibration provider, and our EasyCal calibration ...
November 6, 2018
Profiles of Success – Bradley Beck
Bradley Beck has been an excellent Calibration Technician for just under a year with NSM. He is responsible for verifying ...
October 30, 2018
Putting Halloween to the Test with Ametek
Nicol Scales & Measurement is putting Halloween to the test with Ametek. Make sure that your materials testing equipment is ...
October 23, 2018
Embedded Calibration Teams Save You Time And Money
Nicol Scales & Measurement is now embedded at two customers in the DFW area. We save these customers money because ...
October 16, 2018
Profiles of Success – Juston Blackmon
For over seven years Juston Blackmon has been a terrific Calibration Technician for NSM. He is responsible for calibration, repair, ...
October 9, 2018
Now Hiring: Scale Technician
Nicol Scales & Measurement’s Dallas Branch is looking for a talented scale Technician with previous experience to join our team. ...
October 2, 2018
Profiles of Success – Gary Ames
NSM’s outstanding Director of Quality Gary Ames has been with us since March 2016. He is responsible for overseeing the ...
September 25, 2018
The Importance of Hygienic Design
In the food production industry, product contamination by microorganisms such as bacteria or fungi presents a potential and omnipotent risk. It is ...
September 18, 2018
The True Measure – What Drives Minebea Intec
From food processing and pharmaceuticals to chemicals and recycling, NSM’s partner Minebea Intec is an expert of safe and reliable ...
September 11, 2018
ISO 17025 Audit Success
NSM is proud to announce that we just had our ISO 17025 audit which went very well. Our team is ...
September 4, 2018
Profiles of Success – Lawrence Yendrey
For four years Lawrence Yendrey has been an excellent Calibration Technician for the Houston branch of NSM. He travels to ...
August 21, 2018
Profiles of Success – Sadie DeHart
Welcome to one of our newest employees, Sadie DeHart, who works in Shipping and Receiving at our Houston branch. Sadie ...
August 14, 2018
Expanded Service Support of LTL Freight Companies
Nicol Scales & Measurement continues to expand its service support of LTL Freight companies. Carriers serviced from our Dallas, Austin ...
July 31, 2018
Metrology Calibration Group Approved to Certify 25 and 50 Pound Class F Test Weights
Nicol Scales & Measurement’s Metrology Calibration group receives approval by the Texas Department of Agriculture to certify 25 and 50 ...
July 24, 2018
Profiles of Success – Travis Lawrence
Travis Lawrence is brand new to the Nicol family as a Calibration Technician trainee in the Houston branch. Currently he’s ...
July 17, 2018
#1 Ametek Distributor by Volume in 2017
NSM is proud to announce that we were the #1 Ametek (Chatillon and Lloyd Instruments) Distributor by Volume in the ...
July 10, 2018
Scale Rental for All Needs
NSM just finished our largest rental of the year where we rent 68 dual counting scales to a local vehicle ...
July 3, 2018
Profiles of Success – Jared Lemmons
Jared Lemmons has been an outstanding Calibration Technician at NSM’s Houston branch for three years. He’s responsible for lab calibrations, ...
June 26, 2018
OSHA-Authorized Trainer Now on Staff
At Nicol Scales & Measurement we take safety seriously. Safety requirements have increased in our industry quite a bit over ...
June 19, 2018
Profiles of Success – Tyler Housley Follis
In his position as a Calibration Technician for the Dallas branch of NSM, Steven “Tyler” Housley Follis handles calibration, adjustment ...
June 13, 2018
Now Hiring Service Administrator
Nicol Scales & Measurement has enjoyed 87 years of business and is currently looking for a Service Administrator to join our team. ...
June 12, 2018
Happy Father’s Day
Thanks to all the fathers out there who believed in us. NSM wishes a Happy Father’s Day to all the ...
June 5, 2018
Rice Lake Acknowledges “Exceptional Sales in 2017”
We at Nicol Scales & Measurement are proud to announce that we have been acknowledged by Rice Lake Weighing for ...
May 29, 2018
Profiles of Success – Chris Williamson
Chris Williamson just can’t escape NSM; he’s been a terrific service tech for a total of nine and a half ...
May 22, 2018
Warm Welcome to Austin
Thank you for the warm welcome Austin! Things are moving quickly for the new Central Texas branch of Nicol Scales ...
May 15, 2018
Profiles of Success – James Green
James Green, our excellent Houston Calibration Services Manager & Quality Coordinator, has been with NSM for 10 years in December. ...
May 8, 2018
Happy Mother’s Day
As a number of people have said, “life doesn’t come with a manual; it comes with a mother.“ We at ...
May 1, 2018
Aircraft Weighing System Used by Lockheed Martin
Lockheed Martin (LMCO) continues to rely on Nicol Scales & Measurement as it accepts the fourth Aircraft Weighing System globally ...
April 24, 2018
Profiles of Success – Jim Gugino
Jim Gugino has worked off and on with Nicol Scales for forty years! As an outside salesperson, he is responsible ...
April 17, 2018
Pi Day Celebrations
Last month NSM celebrated Pi Day (03.14) with a Pi(e) baking contest. Pies of all varieties were entered (including Frito ...
April 10, 2018
Austin Brick and Mortar Branch
Nicol Scales & Measurement is excited to announce our recent expansion into the Central Texas area. Our newest branch is ...
April 3, 2018
Profiles of Success – Joseph Kernodle
Joseph Kernodle has excelled in the Sales Department for over three years now. As the outside sales rep for Force ...
March 27, 2018
Putting Easter to the Test
Here’s hoping your Easter holds up to International Standards! Happy Easter from Nicol Scales & Measurement! https://nicolscales.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/Easter-video-Nicol-Scales.mp4
March 20, 2018
NSM Continues to Receive Fairbanks Honors
NSM is proud to announce that we were the #3 Fairbanks Distributor by Volume and the #1 Distributor of Industrial ...
March 13, 2018
Profiles of Success – Ann Mays
Ann Mays has served as NSM’s amazing Inside Sales Specialist for three years. She is responsible for inside sales, Amazon ...
March 6, 2018
NSM Now Offers LLoyd Instrument’s VE1 Extensometer
NSM is pleased to offer Lloyd Instrument’s VE1 extensometer which provides high resolution measurement, simple preparations and an intuitive user interface. The video extensometer measures longitudinal strain between ...
March 2, 2018
Nicol Scales & Measurement is looking for a Calibration Technician to join our measurement calibration team. Our commitment to your success is enhanced ...
February 27, 2018
Profiles of Success – Billy Vaughn
With forty plus years of service, Billy Vaughn is an NSM staple! As a sales representative Billy not only sells ...
February 21, 2018
Chatillon’s New ForceTest Software Simplifies Force Testing
Chatillon’s new ForceTest Software simplifies force testing by interfacing directly to a digital force gauge enabling tests and graphs to be automatically ...
February 13, 2018
Profiles of Success – Marsha Carson
For five years Marsha Carson has served as NSM’s outstanding Quality Assistant & Regulatory Administrator. She’s responsible for administering the ...
February 6, 2018
Chatillon’s CS2 Digital Force Testers Optimize Production Testing Applications
The CS2 digital force testers from Chatillon are revolutionary systems optimized for production testing applications, including medical devices, plastics, packaging, textiles, rubber and electronics. The CS2 ...
January 30, 2018
Now Hiring: Industrial Scale Service and Repair Technician
Nicol Scales & Measurement is looking for a Service and Repair Technician with experience or related experience willing to be trained ...
January 23, 2018
Profiles of Success: Shalonda Becker
NSM’s Dallas location has been lucky to have Shalonda Becker as our Warehouse Coordinator for almost two and a half ...
January 16, 2018
NSM Organizational Changes
NSM is proud to announce the following organizational changes that will allow us to continue to build a strong leadership ...
January 1, 2018
Happy New Year from Nicol Scales & Measurement
A very Happy New Year from those of us at Nicol Scales & Measurement. May 2018 be a year of ...
December 21, 2017
Santa and the Dallas Branch Host Annual Holiday Party
The Dallas Branch of NSM hosted our annual holiday party in which employees from all four branches, accompanied by Santa ...
December 14, 2017
Houston Branch Holds Annual Holiday Party
Recently the Houston Branch of NSM held their annual holiday party at Main Event. A good time was had by ...
December 7, 2017
NSM Employees Provide over 100 Toys for Dallas Children at the Holidays
NSM employees recently donated over one hundred new toys, dolls and games for Dallas County children. We partnered with the ...
November 29, 2017
Profiles of Success – Cynthia Jarmons
For the last five years, NSM has been lucky to have Cynthia Jarmons serve as the Service Administrative Coordinator for ...
November 22, 2017
Recently we at Nicol Scales donated generators to the Hurricane Maria relief efforts in Puerto Rico. We are so thankful ...
November 15, 2017
Free Minebea Intec Industrial Printer with Purchase
Special Offer through the end of 2017 on Minebea Intec Signum Complete Scales – Free Minebea Intec Industrial Printer with ...
November 8, 2017
Re-branding Minebea Intec
The new Minebea Intec logo looks good on the equipment that was previously branded as Sartorius in their high precision ...
November 1, 2017
Profiles of Success – Jennifer Ross
Houston’s terrific service assistant, Jennifer Ross, has been with Nicol Scales & Measurement for four years now. Jennifer coordinates the ...
October 25, 2017
Your Single Source Repair and Calibration Provider
Each week our 4 branches receive hundreds of weighing and measurement items from all over the United States and Puerto ...
October 18, 2017
Profiles of Success – Doris Langston
Doris’ title AP Clerk does not even begin to cover her job responsibilities. On staff at the Dallas office since ...
October 13, 2017
Combics Industrial Scale Now with a Measuring Accuracy of 60,000 Increments
All-new precision: The Combics industrial scale with a measuring accuracy of 60,000 increments A new resolution level of 60,000 d is ...
October 11, 2017
Using a Custom Batching System to Store Recipes
A customer who makes additives for construction materials approached us looking for a better way to perform their blending in ...
October 4, 2017
Profiles of Success – Mayra Gonzalez
For almost a year and a half, Mayra Gonzalez has served as our AMAZING Office Administrator in Fort Worth. She ...
September 28, 2017
Lloyd Instruments Introduces LD Series
Lloyd Instruments has introduced the LD Series: five new, cost-effective machines to its line of universal test machines for materials ...
September 27, 2017
Weight Loss Challenge for Charity
NSM’s Dallas Branch is in the middle of a highly competitive weight loss challenge. The rules are simple. Every Monday each participant ...
September 26, 2017
In House Service Technician
In-House Service Technician Are you tired of battling the cold, heat, rain or snow and want to be inside away from these ...
September 20, 2017
Profiles of Success – Kat Brimhall
Kat Brimhall, our Houston Office Administrator, has been handling purchase orders, preparing work orders for billing, processing employee paperwork, audits ...
September 13, 2017
Minebea Intec’s PR 6212 is NTEP approved and FM approved
The new PR 6212 compression load cell from Minebea Intec (previously Sartorius) is a state of the art addition to ...
September 6, 2017
Profiles of Success – Naomi Hughes
If you’ve ever called our Dallas branch, chances are you’ve talked to NSM’s outstanding Service Assistant, Naomi Hughes. Naomi is ...
September 5, 2017
Profiles of Success
What makes a company successful? Is it the products or services offered? Is it the brand or reputation? At Nicol ...
August 30, 2017
Post Hurricane Harvey, Houston Branch Reopened for Business
First and foremost, our thoughts and prayers are with our neighbors in the Houston area affected by Hurricane Harvey. Our Houston ...
August 23, 2017
Austin Branch Boasts 99.5% Minimization of Calibration Percent Error
Our Austin branch is off to a great start securing new calibration customers. While conducting an internal audit, an Austin ...
August 16, 2017
Researching Solutions for Real World Problems in Austin
Innovative, determined and committed, the three words chosen by NSM’s Austin field manager Daniel Speegle to describe himself are all ...
August 9, 2017
Austin Branch Maintains NSM’s Quality and Safety Priorities
At Nicol Scales & Measurement quality and safety are our top priorities, and our new Austin branch is no exception. ...
August 1, 2017
24/7/365 Service in Austin
Nicol Scales & Measurement’s goal has always been to be a “single source” partner for the weighing and measurement needs ...
July 25, 2017
Austin Branch Provides Tailored Calibration Programs
The Nicol Scales & Measurement branch now open in Austin provides tailored programs to fit the calibration needs of our customers. Our ...
July 18, 2017
Welcome New Field Manager Daniel Speegle
Please join us in welcoming our newest field manager Daniel Speegle. Daniel grew up in the Southeast Houston area, but ...
July 10, 2017
Nicol Scales & Measurement Now Operating in Austin, Texas
Nicol Scales & Measurement is proud to announce that we now have a fourth location in Austin, Texas. This branch ...
June 13, 2017
NSM Introduces CertFlo
NSM introduces CertFlo – our new calibration management and instrument tracking software. This completely paperless calibration software allows our Technicians ...
May 16, 2017
Fairbanks Scales Trains NSM on the FB2550 Indicator
Special thanks to David Sims, Mike Mason and Tom Hardaway from Fairbanks Scales for putting together an awesome technical training ...
April 11, 2017
Nicol Scales Supports United We Care
Nicol Scales is proud to support United We Care by sponsoring a group at the 18th annual Spring Fling at the Columbus ...
March 7, 2017
NSM Recognized for 2016 Performance
Nicol Scales and Measurement is proud to have been recognized by a number of our key manufacturers for our performance ...
September 27, 2016
Sartorius Industrial (Sartorius Intec) now branded as Minebea Intec
The Sartorius Industrial (Sartorius Intec) products in the Industrial Scale, Tank and Hopper and Inspection product lines are now branded ...
September 6, 2016
Please support Fairbanks Support Manager David Daughtery’s recovery
David Daugherty was shot several times by a passerby while driving on I-70 just east of Denver shortly after midnight ...
July 25, 2016
Robbie Woodard has been our Alcon Imbedded Calibration Team Leader for the past 6 years. As Team Leader he has excelled ...
July 25, 2016
Please join us in welcoming our newest employee, Jeremy Bean. Jeremy will be working in our Dallas Metrology Calibration Services Lab. Jeremy is ...
July 5, 2016
The new SOLAS regulations took effect July 1; are you in compliance?
See full SOLAS Regulations here.
June 28, 2016
Let us ensure you are ready for the new SOLAS container weight verification requirements effective July 1st.
Make sure you have everything in order per Kuehne + Nagel’s detailed information.
June 20, 2016
We can help you with your SOLAS container weight verification questions and needs
See detailed information as provided by the TT Club, the World Shipping Council, ICHCA International and global shippers forum.
April 1, 2016
#1 Ametek Distributor in North America in 2015
Nicol Scales & Measurement is proud to be recognized by Ametek (Chatillon and Lloyd Instruments) as their #1 Distributor in ...
April 1, 2016
2015 Top Distributor for Rice Lake Weighing Systems
Nicol Scales & Measurement is proud to be named as a 2015 top Distributor for Rice Lake Weighing Systems for ...
April 1, 2016
Nicol Scales is proud to be recognized as a 2015 Top 5 Fairbanks Distributor in North America!
Nicol Scales & Measurement is proud to be recognized as a 2015 Top 5 Fairbanks Distributor in North America, and ...
January 3, 2016
19,975 Meals Provided in 2015!!
Nicol Scales and Measurement is proud to support the North Texas Food Bank. In 2015 alone, we paid for 19,975 meals ...
July 13, 2015
Floor Scale Overstock Sale
Floor Scale Overstock SALE!!! For a limited time only we are offering our lowest price ever on 4’ X 4’, ...
July 13, 2015
Now Hiring Scale Repair and Calibration Technicians
June 10, 2015
Nicol Scales recognized by Ametek
Ametek recently recognized Nicol Scales & Measurement as a Top 5 Distributor for the Chatillon force measurement and Lloyd Instruments ...
June 10, 2015
Nicol Scales recognized by B-Tek
B-Tek has recognized Nicol Scales & Measurement as a Top Distributor for 2014.
June 10, 2015
Fairbanks recognizes Nicol Scales
Fairbanks recently recognized Nicol Scales & Measurement as a Top 5 Distributor for 2014. In addition, Nicol Scales & Measurement ...
June 9, 2015
Sartorius Intec recognizes Nicol Scales as a “Preferred Partner”
Nicol Scales & Measurement was recognized by Sartorius Intec as a “Preferred Partner” and named 1 of 2 authorized Warranty ...
June 4, 2015
Nicol Scales Certification Secures State Record
Weighed using a scale certified by Nicol Scales & Measurement, Dr. Kirk Brown’s 35.5 pound blue catfish now holds the ...
December 15, 2014
Rice Lake Weighing Systems recognizes Nicol Scales
Rice Lake Weighing Systems recently recognized Nicol Scales & Measurement for “Exceptional Sales Performance” in 2013.
December 8, 2014
Nicol Scales honored with the “Elite Dealer Award”
B-TEK Scales recently presented Nicol Scales & Measurement with the “Elite Dealer Award” for outstanding performance in 2013.
December 1, 2014
Nicol Scales Honored by Sartorius-Intec
Nicol Scales & Measurement was recently honored by Sartorius-Intec for being the #4 Domestic Partner for Sartorius Industrial high resolution ...
November 24, 2014
Nicol Scales #3 Domestic Distributor of Fairbanks Scales
Nicol Scales & Measurement is proud to announce that we were honored by Fairbanks Scales for being the #3 Domestic ...
June 9, 2014
Rice Lake awards Nicol Scales
Rice Lake has awarded Nicol Scales & Measurement as a Top Distributor of 2014.
June 5, 2014
Intercomp’s New LP630 and LS630 Approved for Law Enforcement in Texas
Intercomp’s new LP630 and LS630 portable axle load scales with low-profile and lightweight ramps are now on the Texas Department of ...
May 30, 2014
Nicol Scales & Measurement Sponsors Houston Area Softball Team
Thank You to Nicol Scales & Measurement for sponsoring our Smash 12U Softball team this year in the Houston area! ...
March 3, 2014
2014 Quality Expo Texas May 7 & 8
We will be at the Quality Expo Texas in Fort Worth May 7 & 8. Come visit us at booth 828 at the Fort Worth ...
March 3, 2014
2014 Offshore Technology Conference in Houston May 5-8
We will be at the OTC Show (Offshore Technology Conference) in Houston May 5-8. Come visit us at booth 8854 in ...
September 23, 2013
Design and Manufacturing Texas Trade Show – October 15-16, 2013
Click here to register online for FREE admission to the Expo Hall! Are you working on a project that involves weighing ...
August 27, 2013
Nicol Scales & Measurement named Key Supplier for HSI Sensing
Another satisfied customer! Nicol Scales & Measurement was recently named a “key supplier” for HSI Sensing. We were given a ...
April 15, 2013
See the NEW Chatillon CS225
Force Measurement just got a lot easier. See the newest automated force tester from Chatillon, optimized for production, quality control ...
April 10, 2013
Nicol Scales & Measurement Sponsors Little League Team
Thank You to Nicol Scales & Measurement for sponsoring our Little League team again this year in the Houston area! James ...
February 13, 2013
Offshore Technology Conference May 6-9, 2013
We will be at the OTC Show (Offshore Technology Conference) in Houston May 6-9. Come visit us at booth 9358 ...
January 16, 2013
Nicol Scales & Measurement Supports the Local Community
Each year we look for ways to give back and 2012 was no different – For the third year, Nicol Scales ...
October 9, 2012
New Class 1 High Precision Calibration Weights
Nicol Scales & Measurement is your high precision industrial and laboratory calibration solution. Our Dallas and Houston branches have recently ...
July 12, 2012
Factory Training at Sartorius – Complete!
Nicol Scales & Measurement recently attended a factory training at Sartorius to become a Certified Service Partner for Sartorius’ full line ...
April 30, 2012
Nicol Scales & Measurement sponsors Little League Team
There is a Little League team in Spring, TX with Nicol Scales & Measurement on their jerseys! James Green (from ...
November 4, 2011
Updated Name and Logo
You may have noticed that our company name and logo have changed. Nicol Scales is proud to now be Nicol ...
November 3, 2011
Legal for Trade
Texas Dept. of Agriculture has changed the requirements for weighing and measuring device owners. See our Texas Legal for Trade Scale ...
November 2, 2011
New Nicol Scales Website!
Our website has a whole new look! While the appearance has changed, our approach to providing excellent customer service and ...
June 8, 2011
Exposed: What the Other Guys Don’t Want You to Know
Secrets of web-only scale and measurement companies EXPOSED Myth: Web-Only scale companies say “Over 99% of Items IN STOCK” Truth: Think about ...