AMETEK Acquires CAMECA SAS for €82 Million ($112 Million)  
8/13/2007 6:16:11 AM

PAOLI, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--AMETEK, Inc. (NYSE:AME) announced that it has acquired CAMECA SAS, a manufacturer of high-end elemental analysis systems used in advanced laboratory research, semiconductor and nanotechnology applications. CAMECA, based in Paris, France, was purchased from an investment group led by the Carlyle Group for approximately €82 million ($112 million). CAMECA has estimated annual sales of € 60 million ($82 million).