Thought for the month
“Wise men speak because they have something to say; fools because they have to say something.” Often attributed to Plato but no actually verifiable Greek source.
Tuesday, 14 June 2011
Oxford Instruments purchases Omicron and Omniprobe
Oxford Instruments plc, announced the acquisition of Omicron NanoTechnology GmbH and Omniprobe, Inc. for a total of some £40m. These businesses are seen to strengthen the Group’s Nanotechnology Tools sector, by the addition of complementary products and technologies. The company believes that the acquired businesses share a similar customer base and routes to market with the existing companies and together with their existing capabilities, bring opportunities for the development of integrated new products.