(March 19, 2012) – The Electronic Instruments Group (EIG) of AMETEK, Inc, has strengthened its presence in China by adding new sales and marketing personnel and opening new sales and service facilities across the country. AMETEK/EIG is a leader in advanced instruments for the process, aerospace, power, medical device and industrial markets worldwide.
The company has recently expanded the Center of Excellence for electronic instruments at its China headquarters in the Waigaoqiao Free Trade Zone, Pudong Shanghai. Its Beijing office now includes a training center, in-house repair facility and instruments demonstration laboratory. And a new Chengdu office opens in the first quarter of 2012 with expanded facilities to serve customers in western China.
“In recent years, China has proved to be a dynamic, stable and permanent driving force for growth,” notes Volker Dreisbach, Division Vice President, Asia Pacific, for AMETEK’s Electronic Instruments Group. “Despite the global economic crisis three years ago, which was felt in the huge Chinese market, we have continued investing in our
AMETEK EIG has more than 20 businesses with over 200 employees in China that cover a broad spectrum of process, analytical, measurement and calibration instruments. In 2011, AMETEK had sales in China of more than US$200 million.
To serve its growing Chinese customer base, AMETEK Commercial Enterprises-Shanghai (ACES) currently maintains four sales, service and demonstration facilities across the country.
“We maintain parts and consumables supplies through locally sourced inventory, ensuring fast delivery across all of China,” notes Mr. Dreisbach.
AMETEK Electronic Instruments Group (EIG) is a global leader in process and analytical instruments for the chemical/petrochemical, oil and gas, pharmaceutical, semiconductor, and factory automation markets. In addition, it provides a growing range of advanced instruments to the research, laboratory and ultra-precision manufacturing markets. AMETEK EIG had 2011 sales of $1.6 billion. It is a unit of AMETEK, Inc., a leading global manufacturer of electronic instruments and electromechanical devices with annual sales of $3.0 billion.