Quality Magazine

Spectris to Acquire Omega Engineering

August 16, 2011

EGHAM, ENGLAND-Spectris plc, the instrumentation and controls company, has signed an agreement to acquire the Omega Engineering business. Omega is a supplier of process measurement and control instrumentation for automation, wireless, test and measurement, process control, power monitoring, environmental and lab equipment.

Founded in 1962, Omega has grown steadily and has more than 100,000 solutions for measurement of temperature, pressure, flow, level, strain, humidity, pH and conductivity, as well as a comprehensive line of data acquisition, electric heating and custom engineered products.

“We are delighted to have reached agreement to acquire the Omega Engineering business, which will bring a significant strategic growth platform to Spectris,” says John O’Higgins, chief executive of Spectris. “Omega will continue to serve its customers with innovative products and outstanding service. With its focus on control of temperature, pressure, flow and other common industrial process measurements, Omega is a natural fit for our industrial controls segment and enables us to expand our product offering to customers globally.”

For more information, visit www.spectris.com.