Precitech Joins Forces with Levicron to Provide Innovative Ultra Precision Machining Solutions

Tuesday, October 1, 2013

Contacts: Mike Tanniru (603) 357-2511 Mike.Tanniru@ametek.com

KEENE, NH, October 1, 2013 – Precitech, a global manufacturer of innovative ultra precision machining solutions, and Levicron, a manufacturer of air-bearing motor spindles for ultra precision machining, have partnered to further a common goal of providing customers with the most-innovative ultra precision machining solutions available.

The two companies jointly announce that Precitech is now the exclusive distributor of Levicron spindles in the Americas and Asia. Precitech will expand its sales and service centers in Keene, NH, and Shanghai to provide sales, technical support and repair service for Levicron spindles.

Both Precitech and Levicron bring valuable benefits to the partnership. Levicron offers unique high-speed, air-bearing spindle designs that are more productive and offer greater accuracy than available elsewhere. Precitech’s sales, service and application engineers will provide Levicron with local support enabling it to reach a broader range of markets for its innovative line of spindles.

“Precitech has driven relentlessly to provide its customers with innovative solutions that incorporate the latest ultra precision technologies,” notes Mike Tanniru, Business Director for Precitech. “By partnering with Levicron, our application engineers have added another critical tool to their arsenal of solutions.”

“We believe our new line of air-bearing spindles is revolutionary,” notes Dr. Ralf Dupont, President of Levicron. “By partnering with Precitech, we greatly expand our global sales, service, and application resources and gain increased access to important machining markets for our latest ultra precision technologies.”

Precitech is a global manufacturer of innovative ultra precision machining solutions with an installed base of over 1,500 systems in 22 countries. It designs and manufactures precision machining systems for turning, milling, and grinding. These systems produce rotationally symmetric, asymmetric, freeform and sculpted geometries, achieving form tolerances in the sub-micron range and nanometer surface finishes when equipped with diamond tooling.

Headquartered in Kaiserlautern, Germany, Levicron Gmbh develops, manufactures, and markets ultra precision, air-bearing motor spindles for micro, precision, and ultra precision manufacturing. For more information on Levicron’s line of ultra precision air bearing motor spindles, contact Sauerwiesen 6, 67661 Kaiserslautern, Germany. Email: info@levicron.com, Web site: www.levicron.com

Precitech is a business unit of AMETEK Ultra Precision Technologies, a division of AMETEK, Inc., a leading global manufacturer of electronic instruments and electromechanical devices, with annualized sales of $3.5 billion.

For more information on Precitech ultra precision machining systems, contact Precitech, 44 Blackbrook Road, Keene, NH 03431, USA. Tel: (603) 357-2511. Fax: (603) 358- 6174. E-mail: precitech.machinesales@precitech.com, Web site: www.precitech.com

(Link to the Levicron website: www.levicron.de)