February 27, 2007

Halma plc, a safety, health, and sensor technology group based in the United Kingdom has acquired Labsphere Inc, which will join Halma’s global group of photonics businesses.

Labsphere has a worldwide presence in light testing, measurement, and optical coatings. Its products include LED, laser, and traditional light source light measurement systems; uniform light sources for imaging device calibration; spectroscopy accessories; and high diffuse reflectance materials and coatings for applications in backlit panel displays, computed radiography, and system calibration.

Halma is a holding company of nearly 50 worldwide subsidiaries that develop and manufacture products. The company’s business groups focus on industrial safety, health and analysis, and infrastructure sensors.

More information can be found on Labsphere’s Web site.