Industry Headlines

Mahr Group Acquires Helios Messtechnik

June 1, 2006
/ Print / Reprints /
ShareMore
/ Text Size+

PROVIDENCE, RI-With the acquisition of Helios, the Mahr Group enhances its existing product range in horizontal length measurement with the brands SIP and Helios, as well as in the field of optical and tactile shaft measurement with the brands Helio-Pan and Helio-Scope. Top management of Mahr expects a positive impact for the new corporation, Mahr Helios Messtechnik GmbH & Co. KG, in strengthened sales performance and extended research and development.

With this acquisition, Mahr strengthens its competitiveness as a supplier of dimensional metrology products and systems. Helios Messtechnik has a workforce of 75 employees and expects a turnover of about 10 million euros in 2006. The operating company is located in Dörzbach, in the north of Wuerttemberg, Germany, and offers expertise in the fields of optical (noncontact) and tactile (contact) shaft measurement, as well as in precision gages. The Mahr Group will begin integrating these businesses into its worldwide activities.

For the Mahr Group, with about 1,500 employees worldwide, the acquisition of Helios provides a further opportunity to extend its product range among new and existing customers in the field of shaft measurement. The Helios Messtechnik GmbH & Co. KG acquisition complements Mahr GmbH Esslingen (precision gages) and the Mahr GmbH Göttingen (precision length metrology and form and position tolerance testing). Thomas Keidel and Stephan Gais will act as managing directors of the newly formed company.

Did you enjoy this article? Click here to subscribe to Quality Magazine. 

You must login or register in order to post a comment.

Multimedia

Videos

Podcasts

 In honor of World Quality Month, we spoke to James Rooney, ASQ Past Chairman of the Board of Directors 2013, for his take on quality around the world.
For more information, read the ASQ Speaking of Quality column.
More Podcasts

Quality Magazine

CoverImage

2014 September

Check out the September 2014 edition of Quality Magazine for features!

Table Of Contents Subscribe

The Skills Gap

What is the key to solving the so-called skills gap in the quality industry?
View Results Poll Archive

Clear Seas Research

qcast_ClearSeas_logo.gifWith access to over one million professionals and more than 60 industry-specific publications,Clear Seas Research offers relevant insights from those who know your industry best. Let us customize a market research solution that exceeds your marketing goals.

eNewsletters

STAY CONNECTED

facebook_40.png twitter_40px.png  youtube_40px.pnglinkedin_40px.png