EVERETT, WA–(Marketwire -01/03/12)- Fluke Corporation, the global leader in portable electronic test and measurement technology, announces its acquisition of Martel Electronics Corporation, a Derry, N.H.-based manufacturer of electronic test tools and OEM products. In addition to producing its own Martel and Beta branded products, Martel has worked closely with Fluke since 1996, helping with the development and manufacture of Fluke process tools and calibration instruments.

“Martel has been a great historical partner with Fluke and we wanted to tighten and align that relationship even further,” said Fluke Corporation President Barbara Hulit. “We look forward to closer cooperation between the companies and the realization of benefits from Martel’s further implementation of the Danaher Business System.”

Martel will continue to operate from its Derry, NH location and be managed by current president Tom Fatur, reporting through the Fluke Calibration division of Fluke. “Martel has had a long relationship with Fluke which has been very beneficial for both companies,” said Tom Fatur, Martel Electronics Corporation President. “The acquisition of Martel by Fluke will take this relationship, and the benefits for our respective customers, to a new level. I know I speak for all Martel employees when I say we couldn’t be more proud to become part of what is undoubtedly the best, and most recognized, name in the test instrumentation industry.”

About Martel Electronics Corporation
Martel Electronics, and its Beta Calibrator Division, offers a diversified line of handheld and bench calibrators, process instruments, process indicators, and power supplies manufactured to the highest quality standards for the process industry and OEM applications. For more information on Martel please visit us on the web at: www.martelcorp.com or call us at 1-603-434-1433.

About Fluke Corporation
Founded in 1948, Fluke Corporation is the world leader in compact, professional electronic test tools. Fluke tools deliver the testing and troubleshooting capabilities that are critical to keep commerce and industry running smoothly. Fluke customers are technicians, engineers, electricians, metrologists and building diagnostic professionals who install, troubleshoot and manage industrial, electrical and electronic equipment and calibration processes for quality control and building restoration. In the past five years, Fluke tools won more than 50 industry awards, including Test and Measurement World Best in Test, Control Engineering Engineer’s Choice and Plant Engineering Product of the Year. Fluke is a registered trademark of Fluke Corporation in the United States and/or other countries. The names of actual companies and products mentioned herein may be the trademarks of their respective owners.

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