Feb 01, 2016 / 17:30 CET/CEST

Ad hoc announcement of INFICON Holding AG pursuant to Art. 53 LR SIX Swiss Exchange

INFICON acquires business of US based InstruTech Inc.

Bad Ragaz/Switzerland, February 1, 2016

INFICON (SIX Swiss Exchange: IFCN), a globally leading manufacturer of vacuum instrumentation and process control software for complex industrial applications, acquires as per February 1, 2016 all assets of InstruTech, Inc., Longmont/CO, USA. Managed by its founders until today, the company develops and produces with some 30 employees mostly highly specialized vacuum gauges as well as one- and multi-channel controllers –products which ideally complement INFICON's existing product range. Apart from INFICON's traditional target markets including semiconductor, thin film deposition and displays, InstruTech products are used in many governmental, academic and industrial research and analysis labs and units. INFICON strengthens with this acquisition its research and production base and enhances its presence in the USA in existing and new markets. The terms of the transaction are not disclosed.

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Matthias Tröndle

Chief Financial Officer

+423 388 3510

matthias.troendle@inficon.com

 

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