AMETEK Announces Two Acquisitions

BERWYN, PA -- AMETEK, Inc. has completed two acquisitions: Brookfield Engineering Laboratories, manufacturer of viscometers and rheometers, and ESP/SurgeX, maker of energy intelligence and power protection solutions.

Brookfield Engineering

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.

Brookfield Engineering Laboratories, with annual sales of approximately $55 million, was acquired for approximately $167 million. 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/SurgeX

ESP/SurgeX is a leader in power protection, monitoring, and diagnostic solutions. They are the leading industry provider of on-site and remote power protection products used by industries to lower service costs and ensure reliable electric power to critical equipment. Its patented technology is widely used by the business equipment, imaging, audio visual, information technology, gaming and vending industries. ESP's product portfolio includes surge elimination solutions, multi-stage power protection products, energy management solutions, and remote diagnostic and predictive capabilities.

ESP/SurgeX, has annual sales of approximately $40 million and was acquired for approximately $130 million. With manufacturing operations in Knightdale, NC, ESP/SurgeX joins AMETEK as part of the Power Systems and Instruments Division of its Electronic Instruments Group (EIG).

For more details, visit http://www.ametek.com
 

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