DRS Hadland acquires IMCO Electro Optics

Dec. 20, 1999
DRS Hadland Ltd. (Tring, England) has bought the business and assets of IMCO Electro Optics Ltd. (Basildon, England).

DRS Hadland Ltd. (Tring, England) has bought the business and assets of IMCO Electro Optics Ltd. (Basildon, England). Both companies make ultrahigh-speed cameras and imaging systems. A subsidiary of DRS Technologies (Parsippany, NJ), DRS Hadland has been collaborating with IMCO under a European distribution agreement. The acquisition of IMCO boosts DRS Hadland's rapid-prototyping capability. DRS Hadland will continue to operate from its Tring site, as well as from its other locations in Cupertino, CA and Munich, Germany. Former IMCO managing director Mark Riches will become DRS Hadland's technical director.

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