Ametek Acquires Vision Research
Ametek, Paoli, Pa., has acquired Vision Research, a privately held manufacturer of high-speed digital imaging systems used for motion capture and analysis in numerous test and measurement applications. Vision Research, Wayne, N.J., has estimated annual sales of approximately $37 million.
Vision Research provides excellent opportunities for growth in high-speed digital imaging and serves a number of our markets, including aerospace and defense, general industrial, and research and development, comments Frank Hermance, Ameteks chairman and CEO.
Vision Researchs products include a high-speed digital cameras for capturing data in product characterization and motion analysis applications, including Phantom v12, which is reportedly the worlds first digital camera capable of capturing 1 million pictures per second.
Vision Research also offers a wide range of high-speed cameras used for film, television and industrial imaging, according to Hermance.
Vision Research joins Ametek as part of its Electronic Instruments Group (EIG).