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Merger brings EM expertise into Focus

May 11 2023

AMETEK companies Gatan, focused on the operation and productivity of electron microscopes and EDAX a leader in X-ray microanalysis and electron diffraction instrumentation have merged to fully capitalise on the group’s synergies. The combined organisation will transition Gatan name as the prominent tradename for all products.

“This merger will allow Gatan to continue to push the boundaries of science on both the TEM and SEM,” said Narayan Vishwanathan, Vice President and Business Unit Manager of AMETEK Electron Microscopy Technologies.

“Gatan and EDAX have already demonstrated synergies in their product portfolios, including the Cipher System, the first and only system that quantitatively reveals the distribution of lithium in the SEM and the EDAX EDS powered by Gatan, the most intuitive and easy-to-use analytical tool for STEM (scanning) applications. We look forward to further integrating our teams, knowledge and skills and are excited about what the future holds.”

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