Danaher Corporation acquires Dover Instrument

OCTOBER 24--Danaher Corporation (Salem, NH), a manufacturer of motion-control products and systems, has acquired Dover Instrument Corporation in a transaction completed late in September.

OCTOBER 24--Danaher Corporation (Salem, NH), a manufacturer of motion-control products and systems, has acquired Dover Instrument Corporation in a transaction completed late in September. Dover will become part of the Danaher Motion Group, a business platform that consists of many leading brands in the North American and European markets.

Over the past 30 years, Dover engineers have designed and implemented air-bearing systems that operate in a multitude of high-performance applications. These systems are deployed around the globe and have proven performance in critical manufacturing and analytical installations. Air-bearing gantries, air-bearing spindles, fully integrated spin stands, metrology equipment, and other custom stage designs constitute the core of the Dover product offering. Many systems are shipped complete with integrated multiaxis controls and amplifiers.

"Dover is an excellent fit with Danaher Motion," says Jeff Beck, president, precision systems group, Danaher Motion. "When combined with our NEAT, IDC, and CPS brands, Dover allows Danaher Motion to offer customers solutions that include heavy duty actuators, precision x-y tables, high-performance air-bearing gantries, and high-speed air-bearing spindle platforms. Our broad array of electromechanical solutions makes Danaher Motion the clear choice for global customers seeking complete, integrated solutions. For more information visit www.danaherprecision.com.

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