AMETEK, Inc. has acquired Newage Testing Instruments, a privately held manufacturer of hardness testing equipment used in a broad range on industries, including aerospace, defense and oil exploration. Newage becomes part of AMETEK Measurement & Calibration Technologies (M&CT), a division of AMETEK’s Electronic Instruments Group. The addition of Newage’s hardness testing technology enables AMETEK to meet the growing demand for measuring very thin materials, small parts and microstructures in the surface of materials, with applications in the testing of metals, ceramics and composite materials.

Newage’s differentiated measurement technology, coupled with its automation and application software, complements AMETEK’s growing product line of materials-testing technology. AMETEK M&CT designs, manufactures and distributes sensors and sensor-based instruments and calibration systems.