American Industrial Partners-Backed Co. Adds On

Brooks Instruments, a portfolio company of American Industrial Partners, has acquired Key Instruments, a flow meter maker based in Pennsylvania. Deal terms were not disclosed.

Press release:

Key Instruments, a division of Brooks Instrument, is celebrating their 50th year anniversary this month. Founded in 1959, Key Instruments began as a manufacturer of injection-molded parts for various industries. In the 1970s, Key Instruments began focusing exclusively on the manufacturing of high-grade flow meters, starting with acrylic flow meters, and then expanded to include molded flow meters, glass flow meters, electronic flow meters, and more.

Today, the Key Instruments flow meter manufacturing facility in Trevose, Pennsylvania comprises one of the largest manufacturers of flow meters in the world. The company has a long history of problem-solving engineering and technical proficiency and is strongly focused on providing high quality standard and custom flow meters on-time and on-budget to exact customer specifications.

“The past 50 years has been great for Key Instruments,” stated Donald Frick, President, Key Instruments. “It’s exciting that in the year we turn 50 we also start a new chapter at Key with recently being acquired by Brooks Instrument. We’re looking forward to continuing to grow our business with the Brooks sales channel for the next 50 years and more.”

For more information, visit www.KeyInstruments.com.

About Brooks Instrument
Brooks Instrument, LLC, based in Pennsylvania, is a company of highly trained specialists whose goal is to provide flow solutions that exceed customer expectations. The Company has a proven history of innovation including the first miniaturized Coriolis mass flow controller (Quantim), the first watertight and explosion proof thermal mass flow controller (Mf Series), the first thermal mass flow controller with Foundation Fieldbus (SLA Series), and the first variable area meter with Foundation Fieldbus (MT3809 & MT3750). Today, Brooks Instrument’s portfolio includes glass and metal tube variable area meters (rotameters), thermal mass flow controllers and meters, Coriolis mass flow controllers, meters and transmitters, pressure control products, magnetic level instruments, and a variety of flow accessories. The Company also owns Key Instruments which offers precision machined acrylic flow meters, molded plastic flow meters, glass tube flow meters, electronic flow meters, and flow control valves. Brooks Instrument has manufacturing locations, sales, and service offices in the Americas, Europe, and Asia. For more information, visit www.BrooksInstrument.com