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Industrial Physics Acquires United Calibration Corporation

March 1, 2017

Industrial Physics Acquires United Calibration Corporation

Industrial Physics, a leader in package and product integrity test instrumentation and services, has purchased United Calibration Corporation (“United Testing Systems”), a company that specializes in the manufacturer of universal test, tensile strength and hardness test instruments for advanced material testing. United-branded products are now part of Industrial Physics’ Materials Testing segment, which, along with Ray-Ran products, offers a complete portfolio of solutions to customers requiring a versatile range of physical testing equipment.  

“United’s universal testing machines, hardness testers and related services add an important core capability to Industrial Physics,” said Jim Neville, CEO of Industrial Physics. “United has a successful history of providing high quality instruments and services that have delighted customers for decades. By adding United to our family of brands, we continue to strengthen our position as a leading provider of material and physical property testing instrumentation.”

“Industrial Physics is a wonderful home for United and we couldn’t be happier to be joining its family of companies,” said Thomas Settimi, general manager of United. “The quality and passion that we put into our instrumentation and services have been a cornerstone of our company and we are excited to see that commitment to customers continue under Industrial Physics.”

About United Calibration Corporation
With over 50 years in business, United Calibration Corporation has become a premier manufacturer of state-of-the-art material testing systems.  United currently manufactures a flexible line of material testing equipment to accommodate virtually any material or force testing requirement.  United offers universal testing machines for compression and tensile testing, hardness testers, material test fixturing, accessories and software and related calibration services throughout the U.S. and internationally.  

About Industrial Physics
Industrial Physics, a leader in package and product integrity test equipment, is trusted by millions of customers worldwide to meet rigid quality, safety and regulatory requirements. Its family of brands includes leading technologies used by manufacturers in the following industries: food and beverage; pharmaceutical; medical device; electronics; automotive and aerospace; pulp, paper and packaging; plastics and polymers; construction and civil engineering; inks, paints and coatings; and films, adhesives and flexible packaging. Industrial Physics is a portfolio company of Union Park Capital, a private-equity firm that specializes in industrial technology investments.

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