Danaher Acquires Dover Instrument Corporation

Oct. 18, 2002
Salem, NY, October 18, 2002 -- Danaher Corporation has acquired Dover Instrument Corporation in a transaction completed late in September. Dover will become part of the Danaher Motion Group, a business platform that consists of many leading brands in the North American and European markets.

Salem, NY, October 18, 2002 -- Danaher Corporation has acquired Dover Instrument Corporation in a transaction completed late in September. Dover will become part of the Danaher Motion Group, a business platform that consists of many leading brands in the North American and European markets.

Dover is a supplier of high precision linear and rotary air bearing motion platforms. Over the past 30 years, Dover engineers have successfully designed and implemented air bearing systems that operate in a multitude of high performance applications. These systems are deployed around the globe and have proven performance in critical manufacturing and analytical installations. Air bearing gantries, air bearing spindles, fully integrated spin stands, metrology equipment, and other custom stage designs constitute the core of the Dover product offering. Many systems are shipped complete with integrated multi-axis controls and amplifiers.

"Dover is an excellent fit with Danaher Motion", says Jeff Beck, President, Precision Systems Group, Danaher Motion. "When combined with our NEAT, IDC, and CPS brands, Dover now allows Danaher Motion to offer customers solutions that include: heavy duty actuators, precision x-y tables, high performance air bearing gantries, and high speed air bearing spindle platforms. Our broad array of electromechanical solutions makes Danaher Motion the clear choice for global
customers seeking complete, integrated solutions.

For more information, visit www.danaherprecision.com .

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