Grant Instruments acquires DataTaker

On Thursday 28 February 2002, Grant Instruments (Cambridge) Ltd acquired the majority shareholding in DataTaker Pty Ltd. This merger brings together two strong respected brands within the data logging and data acquisition field.

The Directors of Grant Instruments. From left to right Michael Woodisse (Financial Director), Ludo Chapman (Managing Director), Mike Pisapia (Logger Divisional Director)

Grant Instruments is a privately owned company, based near Cambridge, England. This year they celebrate their 50th anniversary. Grant is recognized worldwide as a manufacturing company of quality and reliable laboratory equipment and data loggers for advanced industrial and research applications

Datataker, an Australian manufacturing company with offices in the USA and the UK, have been an industry leader for nearly 20 years. They are renowned for design and manufacturing of low cost, robust, standalone data logging and data acquisition systems for industry, science and public utility applications.

Through this acquisition both Grant and DataTaker will be able to strengthen their global position and widen their product offering from easy to use portable front panel programmable data loggers (squirrel brand) right through to sophisticated high speed standalone and PC based data acquisition systems (dataTaker brand)

Complimentary data logging and data acquisition products will enhance the different market segments and regional strengths of each company. Both companies have well-established distributor networks.

For further information contact Mike Pisapia,

Grant Instruments (Cambridge) Limited, Shepreth,

Cambridgeshire SG8 6GB.

Tel: 01763 260811. Fax: 01763 262410

[email protected]


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