Micromeritics Instrument Corp. Acquires Freeman Technology - 6/18/2018
Micromeritics Instrument Corp. Acquires Freeman Technology Acquisition Expands Micromeritics Portfolio of Products and Solutions in High-Growth Market Segments
Micromeritics Instrument Corporation, a leading global manufacturer of premium products for advanced materials characterization, today announced the acquisition of Freeman Technology.
Freeman Technology specializes in providing instruments for the measurement of powder flow properties and other behavioral properties of powders.
Freeman Technology, located in Tewkesbury, UK, manufactures instruments which deliver data to assist its customers in maximizing process and product understanding, accelerating R&D toward formulation and commercialization as well as supporting the optimization of powder processes.
“The acquisition of Freeman Technology is very strategic to the growth of Micromeritics,” said Preston Hendrix, President of Micromeritics. “Not only does it expand our portfolio of products and solutions in high-growth market segments where we are already active and have a large, global base of customers, but Freeman Technology’s strong scientific and applications focus is very much in line with the pre- and post-sales support customers have come to expect from Micromeritics”.
Tim Freeman, Managing Director of Freeman Technology added, “We are excited about joining forces with and becoming a Micromeritics company, as they have penetration in complementary segments, global market coverage and the infrastructure to help us to accelerate the growth we have established in our business since 1995.”
Micromeritics Instruments Corporation, a privately held company headquartered in Norcross, Georgia USA, is a leading global provider of high-quality scientific instrumentation for material characterization. In business for over 55 years, Micromeritics offerings include techniques for characterization of density/volume, surface area and porosity, physical and chemical adsorption, size and shape of particles, porous materials and powders. In addition to designing, building and selling its own instrumentation, Micromeritics, under its Particulate Systems brand, also offers complimentary OEM and private label instruments through the Micromeritics global sales channel and distributor partners. Micromeritics also operates fee-for-service testing, certification and methods development laboratories under the Particle Testing Authority and PoroTechnology brands in Asia (Shanghai, China); the Americas (Norcross, GA / Kingwood, TX USA); and Europe (Aachen, Germany).
About Freeman Technology Corporation
Freeman Technology Corporation, Ltd. was founded in 1989 as a developer of automated testing systems for materials characterization and has focused exclusively on powders since the late 1990s. The company’s R&D, manufacturing and commercial headquarters are in Gloucestershire, UK, with operations in China, Germany, Japan and the USA, and distribution partners in key global territories. In 2007 the company received the Queen’s Award for Enterprise in Innovation and in 2012 the Queen’s Award for Enterprise in International Trade.
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Financial terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.