Ametek Inc. (Kleve, Germany) formed a new Materials Analysis Division, which brings together the recently acquired Spectro Analytical Instruments Division and EDAX, formerly a business unit of Ametek's Process and Analytical Instruments Division. Both Spectro (based in Germany) and EDAX (based in the U.S.) have strong organizations, and Ametek plans to leverage the manufacturing operations, technological capabilities and distribution competencies of these two businesses to further improve the support and services of its customers worldwide. Alan Devenish, formerly the business sunit manager of EDAX has been named vice president and general manger of the Ametek Materials Analysis Division. Manfred Bergsch, who had current responsibility for Spectro's worldwide sales and service, has been named division vice president and Spectro business unit manager for the newly formed division. For more information, visit http://www.spectro.com.