AMETEK, Inc. announced on February 5, 2016, that it has acquired Brookfield Engineering Laboratories, a prominent manufacturer of viscometers and rheometers, and ESP/SurgeX, a leader in energy intelligence and power protection solutions.
With annual sales of approximately $55 million, Brookfield Engineering Laboratories was acquired for approximately$167 million. The company’s products are primarily used for quality control applications in manufacturing. Brookfield is headquartered in Middleboro, Massachusetts, with additional operations around the world. Brookfield joins AMETEK as a unit of its Instrumentation and Specialty Controls division within the AMETEK Electronic Instruments Group (EIG).
ESP/SurgeX has annual sales of approximately $40 million and was acquired for approximately $130 million. They provide on-site and remote power protection products used by industries to lower service costs and ensure reliable electric power to critical equipment. With manufacturing operations in Knightdale, North Carolina, ESP/SurgeX joins AMETEK as part of the Power Systems and Instruments Division of its Electronic Instruments Group (EIG).