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Elcometer Buys Dakota Ultrasonics

Wednesday, January 26, 2011

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Elcometer Limited, the UK-based global supplier of inspection equipment to the coatings, concrete and metal detection industries, has announced the acquisition of Dakota Ultrasonics Inc. of Santa Cruz, CA.

Terms were not disclosed.

“Dakota’s commitment to high-quality products and service to the non-destructive-testing community is second to none,” said Michael Sellars, Managing Director of Elcometer Ltd.

Dakota Ultrasonics

“The similar ideals and beliefs of our two organizations will allow us to work together to further enhance our commitment to the global inspection community. We look forward to going from strength to strength.”

About the Companies

Dakota Ultrasonics manufactures industrial ultrasonic testing equipment most commonly used in the petrochemical, aerospace, automotive and related industries. The company also manufactures a line of ultrasonic bolting equipment that measures the stress, elongation and load in threaded fasteners, typically used in critical bolting applications where extreme accuracy is needed.

For over 50 years, Elcometer has been a world leader in the manufacture, supply, design and development of inspection equipment for the coatings industry. Founded in 1947, the company now has seven offices and more than 150 distribution locations worldwide.

   

Tagged categories: Acquisitions; Coating / Film thickness; Elcometer; Mergers; Performance testing; Quality control; Site/field testing

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