Quality Magazine

Pratt & Whitney Purchased

June 1, 2003

PLAINVILLE, CT—The Pratt & Whitney Metrology business unit of Siemens Measurement Systems was divested from Siemens Energy & Automation. Incorporated in Connecticut, the wholly owned acquiring company is Pratt & Whitney Measurement Systems Inc.

Pratt & Whitney Measurement Systems manufactures metrology instruments for use in calibration laboratories. Its standard products incorporate laser and computer technology and measure linear dimensions to sub-micron accuracy. Pratt & Whitney Measuring Systems manufactures and services its products through an independent sales representative channel. Brand names include SuperMicrometer, Lab-Master, Laseruler, LabMicrometer, Electrolimit and GageCal.