BELLINGHAM, WA-Maker of industrial NDT and medical ultrasonic couplants Sonotech Inc. has been acquired by Glenview, IL-based Magnaflux, an Illinois Tool Works (ITW) company and supplier of magnetic particle equipment, dye penetrant inspection equipment and associated chemical products used for NDT.

Sonotech will continue to operate as an independent company, which is consistent with the ITW decentralized organization structure. Sonotech operations will remain essentially unchanged, and existing distribution and customer agreements will not be affected.