NORTHBROOK, Ill.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–IDEX Corporation today announced that it has completed its previously-announced acquisition of micro-precision technology manufacturing company Muon B.V. and its subsidiaries.
Based in the Netherlands, Muon Group manufactures highly precise flow paths in a variety of materials that enable the movement of various liquids and gases in critical applications for medical technologies, semiconductor, food processing, digital printing and filtration. The group includes LouwersHanique, Veco, Millux, Tecan and Atul, which have critical technical expertise in precision and tolerances for different materials, from metals and glass to plastics and ceramics.
“The Muon Group companies are an IDEX-like collection of businesses, making precise, highly-engineered solutions for mission-critical applications, with a values-based culture that very much matches ours. I’m pleased to welcome the Muon Group team to the IDEX family,” IDEX Chief Executive Officer and President Eric Ashleman said.
“It’s clear that joining a global manufacturing company like IDEX will give us tremendous opportunities to continue scaling up our growth. Becoming part of the IDEX culture and operating model will give us resources, rigor and colleagues that we believe will help us together achieve even greater things,” said Michiel Barendse, Managing Director of Muon Group.
Muon Group will report into IDEX’s Health & Science Technology (HST) segment.
IDEX Corporation (NYSE: IEX) makes thousands of products and mission-critical components that improve everyday life all around you. If you enjoy chocolate, it quite possibly passed through a Viking® internal gear pump at the candy factory. If you were ever in a car accident, emergency workers may have used the Hurst Jaws of Life® rescue tool to save your life. If your doctor ordered a DNA test to predict your risk of disease or determine a course of treatment, the lab may have used equipment containing components made by IDEX Health & Science. Founded in 1988 with three small, entrepreneurial manufacturing companies, we’re proud to say that we now call over 45 diverse businesses around the world part of the IDEX family. With more than 8,000 employees and manufacturing operations in more than 20 countries, IDEX is a high-performing, global company with nearly $2.8 billion in annual sales, committed to making trusted solutions that improve lives. IDEX shares are traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol “IEX”.