Luphos develops and manufactures high-precision optical sensors for quality and process control in industrial fabrication as well as metrology platforms for the quality control of high precision optics.

Exit since May 2014. Purchaser: AMETEK Inc. (NASDAQ: Ametek)

Press releases

5. August 2014
AMETEK, Inc. acquires German metrology specialist Luphos GmbH
On 30th May 2014, AMETEK, Inc., a publicly traded U.S. company, acquired Luphos GmbH, the German specialist in metrology and measurement technology. With this acquisition, AMETEK and its Taylor Hobson business strengthen their leading position in the field of ultra precise measurement technology. The precise distance measurement technology developed by Luphos is based on the method of Multi-Wavelength interferometry (MWLI) and allows for the measurements of distances and positions with an acc

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In portfolio

26. Nov 2008 – 30. May 2014

HTGF Manager

Dr. Andreas Olmes, Principal/Authorized Signatory