AMETEK Establishes Scandinavian Subsidiary

June 15, 2008

AMETEK Nordic to Serve Customers in Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden
Kleve, June 2008 – AMETEK has opened a direct sales, service and marketing office in Vällingby, west of Stockholm, Sweden, to better service its growing Scandinavian customer base. The new subsidiary initially will provide sales, service and technical support for AMETEK customers of SPECTRO Analytical Instruments.

“We are very pleased with our new Nordic subsidiary,” notes Manfred Bergsch, SPECTRO Business Unit Manager.  “It represents a further expansion our presence in Scandinavia and reflects the growing importance of our customer base in the region. We now will be able to provide our Scandinavian customers with a wider range of products and services, including product demonstrations, customer training seminars, applications workshops, and factory direct service and support.”

Based in Kleve, Germany, SPECTRO is a unit of AMETEK Materials Analysis Division. It provides instruments for applications in the metals analysis, environmental monitoring, research and development, and petrochemical, pharmaceutical and electronics manufacture. Among its product technologies are arc/spark, ICP optical emission, X-ray fluorescence and X-ray transmission spectrometers for the analysis of solids, liquids, and powders.

AMETEK Nordic AB is located at Krossgatan 36, SE-162 50 Vällingby, Sweden, Tel: +46.8.5190.6031, Fax: +46.8.51906034, E-mail:

SPECTRO is one of the worldwide leading suppliers of analytical instruments for optical emission and X-ray fluorescence spectrometry. SPECTRO manufactures advanced instruments, develops the best solutions for strongly varying applications and provides exemplary customer service. SPECTRO’s products are exemplified by unique technical capabilities that deliver measureable benefits to the customer.  From its foundation in 1979 until today, more than 29,000 analytical instruments have been delivered to customers around the world.

AMETEK, Inc. is a leading global manufacturer of electronic instruments and electric motors with an annual sales of more than 2.1 billion US$. AMETEK’s corporate growth plan is based on four key strategies: Operative excellence, strategic acquisitions and alliances, geographic and market expansion as well as new products. AMETEK’s common stock is a component of the S&P MidCap 400 Index and the Russell 1000 Index.

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