ALTANA has acquired the business of Imaginant Inc., a New York State-based company that develops and manufactures test and measurement instruments based on ultrasound.
With this acquisition, the specialty chemicals group has expanded its BYK division and entered the growth market of the semiconductor industry.
Imaginant is based in New York State and will be integrated into BYK-Gardner.
Imaginant’s test and measurement instruments are used for quality assurance in many industrial applications. In the semiconductor industry, Imaginant’s devices are used in scanning acoustic microscopes for the detection of delamination, cracks, and cavities inside electronic components.
As part of the acquisition, BYK is also taking over the production facility located in Rochester, New York. With a total of 34 employees, the company, founded in 1986, supplies its products to customers on all continents.