Armstrong Monitoring Corporation (AMC)

Armstrong Monitoring Corporation (AMC)

As a leading manufacturer of gas detection and hazardous gas monitoring equipment, our commitment to ensuring safer environments, healthier air, and reduced environmental impact has helped forge our reputation as a trusted gas monitoring and detection solution provider with global reach. For over 30 years we have proudly helped our clients adapt to the growing demands of both the gas detection and monitoring industry and the environment.

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215 Colonnade Road South , Ottawa , ON K2E 7K3 Canada
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Industry Type:
Air Monitoring and Testing
Market Focus:
Globally (various continents)

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Driven by a philosophy of “innovation through application”, we design and manufacture a highly versatile product line using the most reliable sensing technologies available. Intrinsic adaptability combined with a wide variety of gas sensor options means that Armstrong Monitoring systems can be tailored to meet the requirements of almost any application. From mines to refineries, naval vessels to schools, automotive dealerships and parking garages to municipal water/sewer facilities, Armstrong Monitoring has the solution for your gas detection requirements.

We have spent nearly 35 years establishing a worldwide reputation for providing reliable, rugged, and easily maintainable gas detection systems. Nothing is more important to us than the health and safety of our clients.

A properly designed gas detection system can also play a huge role in a building’s overall energy management strategy, and can help drastically reduce the building’s carbon footprint.

Our commitment to our clients is very simple: a safer environment for you and a healthier environment for all of us.

Armstrong Monitoring (AMC), an Ottawa based, ISO-9001 registered manufacturer of high quality gas sensing equipment, prides itself in meeting the needs its customers. 

Since its inception, Armstrong has worked in concert with industry and leading research organizations in the design and commercialization of innovative new technologies and products for a wide range of applications.  Armstrong’s diverse product line features equipment designed to detect and monitor an extensive list of gases including CO  , NOx  , O2 and combustible gases , such as hydrogen, propane, methane and methanol, plus a variety of exotic species.  Equipment choices range from simple, building block sensor elements and transmitters, to complete, integrated, turnkey systems. 

In January, 1981 Armstrong Monitoring Corporation sprung from Leak-X Corp.  Named after our founder, Lawrence J. Armstrong, the company was launched with an emphasis on the budding hazardous gas detection market.

For over 30 years Armstrong has manufactured a highly dependable and cost effective line of detection equipment. We are proud to say that much of that equipment is still in service today.

In 1984 AMC’s service department was established, and has developed into a respected multi-vendor service group, offering both factory and field service with global reach.

In 2004 Armstrong Monitoring was acquired by a group of successful local investors from Ottawa’s technology sector. The new ownership group has worked to streamline the product offering and simplify the manufacturing process.

Armstrong Monitoring is dedicated to making sure that our products meet our customers' needs, as well as the requirements laid out in local regulations and codes. To ensure we are meeting the high standards of continuous improvement we have set for ourselves we have sought out and obtained ISO 9001 certification. 

Armstrong Monitoring is currently certified to ISO 9001:2008, and we have held ISO 9001 certification since 1998. In order to measure the effectiveness of our Quality Management System we regularly undergo internal and external audits, examining all aspects of our business from design, through sales and manufacturing, to service.