Quality Magazine

2/11/08 Ametek Acquires Newage

February 11, 2008

PAOLI, PA-Provider of sensors and sensor-based instruments and calibration systems, Ametek Inc. has acquired Newage Testing Instruments, manufacturer of hardness testing equipment used in a range of industries, including aerospace, oil exploration and defense.

“Newage provides an excellent fit with the products offered by our Measurement & Calibration Technologies business. Their hardness testing equipment and technology complements our Lloyd Instruments universal materials testing machines and broadens the range of materials testing solutions we can provide and support through our global sales and service network,” notes Frank S. Hermance, Ametek chairman and chief executive officer.