FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
East Longmeadow, MA, October 15, 2018, Group Four Transducers, a USA -headquartered multinational designer and manufacturers of custom weighing solutions, announces the acquisition of Cooper Instruments of Warrenton, VA, a leading manufacturer and supplier of standard and custom test measurement solutions.
“This is a historic day for both companies” Steve Torres Chairman and CEO of Group Four Transducers, Inc. “It is a perfect integration of complimentary capabilities as Cooper Instruments adds new market opportunities in calibration, pressure transducers, load cells and test stands. We welcome the Cooper family as new members of the Group Four Group of Companies.”
“As Group Four and my family-founded company initiated discussions of a merger, I determined this was a perfect match.” Rex Cooper, owner of Cooper Instruments explains. “Group Four has a major presence in the custom load cell market whereas Cooper brings a host of complimentary services and products which will create a superior full service test and measurement offering to a variety of markets.”
As a Group Four Company, Cooper Instruments will continue to utilize and grow the Cooper brand due to its excellent marketplace recognition and trust. Group Four’s commitment to partnership ensures the customer base the heritage of Cooper is intact and only better with the Worldwide support of Group Four.
About Group Four Transducers
Group Four Transducers, Inc. is a global provider of weight and force measurement products. The company specializes in dependable, application-engineered products by utilizing its lean business philosophy to consistently meet the needs of its customers worldwide. The company’s products are found in a wide variety of applications specializing in packaging solutions but also ranging from physical rehabilitation equipment, medical devices, automated self-checkout scales, aircraft weight and balance apparatus, and thousands of other applications. Group Four Transducers is headquartered in East Longmeadow, Massachusetts with manufacturing in Massachusetts and Dankatua, Sri Lanka.
About Cooper Instruments
Cooper Instruments is a leader in the force and pressure measurement and testing industry. We sell, calibrate and distribute complete product custom force and pressure application solutions to meet your measurement needs and objectives. Cooper Instruments was founded in 1988 by the late Sam Cooper to provide custom force and pressure product solutions to span a wide variety of industries and to fill a market void for consistent, reliable, and complete calibration services for custom designed and engineered measurement system solutions.