Brooks Acquires Key Instruments

Brooks Instrument (, a Hatfield, Pa.-based flow measurement and control provider, announced on April 9 that it has acquired Key Instruments Inc. (, a flow meter manufacturer based in Trevose, Pa. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Key Instruments’ product line includes precision machined acrylic flow meters, molded plastic flow meters, glass tube flow meters, electronic flow meters, and flow control valves for medical, industrial, water, chemical, and laboratory applications. The company is an FDA registered medical device manufacturer and also provides National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)-traceable flow calibrations for many of its products.

“Our companies are an excellent strategic fit,” said Jim Dale, chief executive officer of Brooks Instrument. “Key Instruments offers an entirely complementary product line and broadens our reach in the low flow marketplace.” Brooks’ products include glass and metal tube variable area meters (rotameters), thermal mass flow meters and controllers, Coriolis mass flow meters, controllers and transmitters, pressure control products, magnetic level instruments, and a variety of flow accessories.

Brooks Instrument plans to maintain the Key Instruments brand name and facility in Trevose. 

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