Ametek acquires atom-probe company

US-based electric motor manufacturer Ametek has acquired Imago Scientific Instruments, a privately held manufacturer of 3D atom-probe technology, based in Madison, Wisconsin.

The acquisition is hoped to broaden Ametek’s technical capabilities in differentiated, high-end analytical instrumentation.

Imago joins Cameca as part of Ametek’s Materials Analysis Division, which supplies a range of complementary imaging and analysis technologies.