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Starrett Acquires Kinemetric Engineering LLC

Published: Wednesday, August 8, 2007 - 21:00

(Starrett: Athol, Massachusetts) -- The L. S. Starrett Co., a producer of precision measuring instruments, has acquired Kinemetric Engineering LLC for $2.3 million.Based in Laguna Hills, California, Kinemetric Engineering specializes in precision video-based metrology, specialty motion devices, and custom-engineered systems for measurement and inspection. A long-time technical partner of Starrett, Kinemetric Engineering has a wealth of experience, engineering, and manufacturing capability. The new entity will also oversee the sales and support of Starrett’s optical projectors.

“This acquisition brings new managerial and engineering talent to the company and expands our strategic focus to provide custom-engineered solutions for industry. It will enable us to fully engage our sales and distribution network with a broad product offering backed by The L. S. Starrett Co. and effectively administered by our new team. We are excited to be able to grow our presence in this dynamic market segment,” comments Doug Starrett, president and CEO of the L. S. Starrett Co.

For more information, visit  www.starrett.com/pages/1278_starrett_acquires_kinemetric_engineering_llc.cfm.

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