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Ashcroft Inc. Celebrates 160 Year Milestone

Dépèche transmise le 13 février 2012 par Business Wire

Ashcroft Inc. Celebrates 160 Year Milestone

Ashcroft Inc. Celebrates 160 Year Milestone

STRATFORD, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Ashcroft Inc. (Ashcroft) CEO and President Steven A. Culmone is proud to announce the 160th anniversary of the Ashcroft® pressure gauge. In 1852, the burgeoning use of steam power led Edward Ashcroft to produce his first revolutionary "Bourdon tube" actuated pressure gauge. With the growing need for more accurate and reliable instrumentation, Ashcroft® gauges soon became a staple on board steam ships, railroad locomotives and in industries throughout North America. 160 years later, Ashcroft produces a complete line of state-of-the-art electronic and modern mechanical instruments under the Ashcroft®, Heise®, Weksler® and Willy® brands. An international network of manufacturing, assembly and distribution operations have extended the availability of Ashcroft products to nearly every corner of the globe.

About Ashcroft, Inc.

Ashcroft Inc. manufactures gauges, thermometers, switches, transducers, transmitters, calibration equipment and isolators for pressure measurement, monitoring and control. Product brands include Ashcroft®, Heise®, Willy®, and Weksler®. As a global provider, Ashcroft maintains a network of manufacturing facilities, sales offices and distributors worldwide. Headquartered in Stratford, CT, it also has operations in Brazil, China, Germany, Mexico and Singapore; and joint ventures in India, Saudi Arabia and Venezuela.

The company's website can be accessed at: http://www.ashcroftinc.com

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