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USA: Ametek Announces Two Acquisitions Expansion of Laboratory Instrumentation and Power Protection Platforms

| Editor: Alexander Stark

The manufacturer of electronic instruments and electro-mechanical devices Ametek announced that it has completed the acquisitions of Brookfield Engineering Laboratories and ESP/Surge X.

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Berwyn/USA – “Brookfield Engineering and ESP/SurgeX are excellent acquisitions and strong additions to our Electronic Instruments Group. These businesses will allow us to expand our presence in laboratory instrumentation and power protection, two attractive growth platforms,” comments Frank S. Hermance, Ametek Chairman and Chief Executive Officer.

Brookfield offers a complete range of viscometers and rheometers as well as instrumentation to analyze texture and powder flow. Its products are used primarily for quality control applications in the manufacture of products in a broad range of markets including food and beverage, pharmaceuticals, oil and gas, paints, solvents, chemicals, coatings and packaging. Headquartered in Middleboro, MA, with additional operations in Germany, the United Kingdom, China and India, Brookfield joins Ametek as a unit of its Instrumentation and Specialty Controls division within the Ametek Electronic Instruments Group (EIG).

ESP/Surge X is a manufacturer of protection, monitoring and diagnostic solutions. They are offering a variety of on-site and remote power protection products used by industries to lower service costs and ensure reliable electric power to critical equipment. ESP’s product portfolio includes surge elimination solutions, multi-stage power protection products, energy management solutions, and remote diagnostic and predictive capabilities. With manufacturing operations in Knightdale, NC, ESP/Surge X joins Ametek as part of the Power Systems and Instruments Division of its Electronic Instruments Group (EIG).

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