IRWINDALE, CALIF. (Aug. 12, 1:15 p.m. ET) — NDC Infrared Engineering, a firm that specializes in equipment for plastics and rubber manufacturers, is branching off into metal.
NDC, part of Spectris plc, has acquired Alleur, Belgium-based IRM Group SA, a manufacturer of high-technology measuring systems for the metals industries.
IRM will become aligned worldwide within Irwindale-based NDC, a producer of web gauging equipment for the plastics, rubber, nonwoven and extrusion coated businesses.
IRM employs about 70 and creates products to test the flatness, width, thickness, edge profile and coatings of metals. NDC Infrared Engineering employs more than 200.