|Waltham, MA, April 2, 2008 - Olympus NDT, Inc. is pleased to announce that it has acquired Pulsecho Inc., a distributor of nondestructive testing instruments located in Cobourg, Ontario, Canada. Pulsecho Inc. will be integrated into the Olympus sales distribution network as the direct supplier of its nondestructive testing instruments in the provinces of Ontario, Quebec, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Newfoundland, and Prince Edward Island. Dave Cornall, founder of Pulsecho Inc., will stay on as General Manager of the business.|
The acquisition of Pulsecho Inc. demonstrates the ongoing commitment of Olympus NDT to provide first-rate product support and after-sales service to its many customers.
Pulsecho Inc., previously known as Laser Fast and renamed in 2004, has over twenty years of experience in providing nondestructive testing products and solutions to customers in a wide variety of industries ranging from nuclear power to automotive, civil infrastructure, and component manufacturing. It will continue to distribute its current product portfolio that includes the following Olympus NDT brands: Panametrics-NDT UT flaw detectors and thickness gages, R/D Tech® UT, PA, and EC flaw detectors and systems, NDT Engineering probes, Sonic® UT flaw detectors, and Nortec® EC flaw detectors.
About Olympus NDT
Olympus NDT provides an industry-leading portfolio of NDT solutions featuring innovative ultrasonic testing (UT), eddy current (ET), and related nondestructive testing technologies. Our goal is to supply reliable and economical inspection and maintenance systems globally that enhance environmental and personal safety, security, and productivity for customers, and that also contribute to society. We are committed to actively pursuing the development of new technologies, products, and services offering the best solutions to a large variety of customers' needs.
The Olympus NDT head office is located in Waltham, Massachusetts, USA. The company is represented by an extensive network of branch offices and representatives in all the major industrial regions of the world.
For further information, please contact:
Corporate Marketing Communications Manager
Olympus Scientific Solutions Americas (OSSA)