Paoli, PA – AMETEK has acquired Land Instruments, a maker of infrared temperature measurement, combustion efficiency and emission monitoring instrument, from a private investor group led by private equity company 3i. Headquartered in Dronfield, UK, Land Instruments has annual sales of approximately £22 million ($41 million). “Land Instruments is an excellent addition to our high-end process and analytical instruments Business. It offers an extensive range of infrared temperature measurement, combustion efficiency and emissions monitoring instruments. With this acquisition, our high-end analytical instruments business now totals nearly $500 million in annualized sales,” said AMETEK Chairman and CEO Frank S. Hermance. Land Instruments will join AMETEK’s Electronic Instrument Group.