Ametek Inc. Acquires Taylor Hobson Holdings
November 1, 2004
Ametek Inc., Paoli, Pa., has acquired Taylor Hobson Holdings Ltd., Leicester, England, a manufacturer of ultra-precision measurement instrumentation for markets such as optics, semiconductors, hard disk drives and nanotechnology research. Following the acquisition, the board of directors elected Bruce P. Wilson as vice president and general manager of its Taylor Hobson Division. Wilson has served as CEO of Taylor Hobson since joining the company in 1999.