Profile: Ametek Inc (AME)
16 Mar 2018
AMETEK, Inc., incorporated on May 8, 1986, is a manufacturer of electronic instruments and electromechanical devices with operations in North America, Europe, Asia and South America. The Company operates through two segments: Electronic Instruments (EIG) and Electromechanical (EMG). EIG designs and manufactures instruments for the process, power and industrial and aerospace markets. EMG is a differentiated supplier of precision motion control solutions, thermal management systems, specialty metals and electrical interconnects. Its end markets include aerospace and defense, medical, automation, mass transit, petrochemical and other industrial markets.
The Company had manufacturing operations in 17 countries outside the United States, with operations in China, the Czech Republic and Mexico as of December 31, 2016. As of December 31, 2016, the Company had 149 operating facilities in 25 states and 17 foreign countries. Of these facilities, 61 are owned by the Company and 88 are leased as of December 31, 2016. The properties owned by the Company consisted of approximately 739 acres, of which approximately 5.4 million square feet were under roof as of December 31, 2016.
EIG provides process and analytical instruments for the oil, gas, petrochemical, pharmaceutical, semiconductor and automation markets. It provides instruments for the laboratory equipment, ultraprecision manufacturing, medical, and test and measurement markets. It makes monitoring and metering devices, industrial battery chargers and uninterruptible power supplies, programmable power equipment, electrical test equipment and gas turbine sensors. It provides dashboard instruments for heavy trucks and other vehicles, as well as timing controls and cooking computers for the food service industry. It supplies the aerospace industry with aircraft and engine sensors, monitoring systems, power instruments, data acquisition units, and fuel and fluid measurement systems. As of December 31, 2016, EIG had 84 operating facilities: 53 in the United States, nine in the United Kingdom, eight in Germany, three in Canada, two each in China and France and one each in Argentina, Austria, Denmark, Finland, Mexico, Switzerland and Taiwan. EIG also shares operating facilities with EMG in Brazil, China and Mexico.
EMG makes precision motion control products for data storage, medical devices, business equipment, automation and other applications. It manufactures engineered electrical connectors and packaging used to protect sensitive electronic devices. It manufactures motors used in commercial appliances, fitness equipment, food and beverage machines, hydraulic pumps, industrial blowers and vacuum cleaners. EMG supplies high-purity powdered metals, strip and foil, specialty clad metals and metal matrix composites. Its blowers and heat exchangers provide electronic cooling and environmental control for the aerospace and defense industries. Additionally, it operates a global network of aviation maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) facilities. As of December 31, 2016, EMG had 65 operating facilities: 37 in the United States, 10 in the United Kingdom, four in France, three in China, two each in Germany, Italy and Mexico and one each in Brazil, the Czech Republic, Malaysia, Serbia and Taiwan.
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