LumaSense Technologies to acquire Mikron Infrared

FEBRUARY 12--LumaSense Technologies (Santa Clara, CA, USA; www.lumasenseinc.com), a provider of sensor instrumentation to the industrial, medical, and energy markets, will acquire Mikron Infrared (Oakland, NJ, USA; www.mikroninfrared.com), a provider of IR noncontact temperature measurement and thermal imaging solutions.

Feb 12th, 2007

FEBRUARY 12--LumaSense Technologies (Santa Clara, CA, USA; www.lumasenseinc.com), a provider of sensor instrumentation to the industrial, medical, and energy markets, will acquire Mikron Infrared (Oakland, NJ, USA; www.mikroninfrared.com), a provider of IR noncontact temperature measurement and thermal imaging solutions since 1969. Mikron's board of directors has approved the transaction, subject to receipt of regulatory approval.

Said Vivek Joshi, CEO of LumaSense Technologies, "Mikron provides significant opportunities for synergies in research & development, manufacturing, and marketing & sales. We are excited about what this means as we continue to complement and enhance our offerings through strategic acquisitions and organic growth."

Mikron provides customers with a broad range of instruments, from lightweight, convenient, portable units to process and laboratory instruments, to sophisticated, computer-compatible thermal imaging systems. Mikron is also in the forefront in the near- and far-IR thermal imaging technology, with systems for preventive and predictive maintenance, as well as process and research applications.

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