Servomex Acquires Contrôle Analytique

CROWBOROUGH, East Sussex, 8 November 2007 Servomex, a leading supplier of gas analysis solutions to the refining, chemical and petrochemical, industrial gas and power generation industries, announces that it has acquired the business of Contrôle Analytique, a leading provider of specialist gas analysis products. The acquisition will enable Servomex to increase its product offering in the global industrial gas market and also provides an opportunity for the company to meet the needs of customers in the semiconductor market.

Based in Quebec, Canada, Contrôle Analytique has been at the forefront of the manufacture and supply of specialised continuous gas analysers and gas

chromatographs for trace measurements in high purity gases since 1995.

Commenting on the acquisition Chris Cottrell, Managing Director of Servomex, said: “This is an exciting opportunity for Servomex to expand its position in the industrial gas market. By adding Contrôle Analytique’s range of gas analysers and gas chromatographs to our product suite, we will increase the range of solutions we are able to offer our customers.”

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Company Information:

Servomex Group Ltd is a leading supplier of high performance gas analysis solutions. The business has an extensive and long-standing experience of working with major multi-national companies across a range of industries worldwide to provide solutions which meet their needs.

Servomex is committed to providing global customer support, combined with local expertise, to ensure its solutions deliver accurate and reliable gas measurements that help customers to improve product quality, maintain plant and process safety and meet legislative requirements. With over 50 years of gas analysis experience, Servomex is the acknowledged world leader in paramagnetic technology and has a strong reputation in the zirconia, photometric and thick film technologies.

From innovative portable gas analysers through to large and complex process solutions, Servomex is dedicated to meeting the challenges of gas analysis now and in the future. Servomex is a subsidiary of Spectris plc, the precision instrumentation and controls company.

Spectris plc is a leading supplier of precision instrumentation and controls. Its products help customers to improve product quality and performance, improve core manufacturing processes, reduce downtime and wastage, and reduce time to market. The company is listed on the London Stock Exchange and had sales of £685 million in 2006. Spectris employs

around 6,000 people worldwide in its 13 business units.

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