The British group Spectris has just taken control of the American Omega Engineering, specialized in physical measurement instruments (temperature, flow, pressure, level), mechanical (force, displacement), data acquisition, small process controllers and heating systems for process applications.
This operation confirms that Spectris is with the Swede Hexagon Metrology is leading European groups specialized in measurement. For the past decade or so, it has multiplied acquisitions and now has in its portfolio brands inmaterials analysis (Mavern Insturments, PANalytical, Particle Measurement Systems), mechanical measurements(Breel - Kjaer, HBM), online measurements on processes(Breel - Kjaer Vibro, Beta LaserMike, BTG, NDC Infrared Engineering, Servome Spectriemploys 6,400 people and has offices in more than 30 countries.
The $475 million acquisition of Omega Engineering is far-reaching. It allows it to expand its catalogue in its various activities but also to strengthen considerably across the Atlantic. In addition, with $40 million in profits with a turnover of $168 million and a workforce of 700 people, the company is in good health...
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