BERWYN, PA -- AMETEK, Inc. has completed two acquisitions: Nu Instruments, a leading provider of high-performance mass spectrometers used for elemental and isotopic analysis, and HS Foils, a provider of radiation detector components, including ultrathin radiation windows, silicon drift detectors and x-ray filters.
Nu Instruments offers a full suite of magnetic sector mass spectrometers used in advanced laboratory analysis across demanding research applications in earth and environmental sciences, material characterization, and nuclear isotope analysis. Nu's customers include leading universities, research institutions, and technical manufacturing and materials analysis companies.
Headquartered in Wrexham, UK, Nu Instruments is a privately held company with annual sales of approximately $25 million. It joins AMETEK as part of the Materials Analysis Division within AMETEK's Electronic Instruments Group (EIG).
HS Foils is the developer of patented silicon nitride window technology that significantly expands the limits of X-ray window performance and areas of application. It also has extensive expertise in silicon PIN and silicon drift detector manufacturing.
HS Foils is privately held and based in Helsinki, Finland. It joins AMETEK as part of Amptek within the Materials Analysis Division within AMETEK's Electronic Instruments Group (EIG).
For more details, visit http://www.ametek.com