The acquisition represents a significant global opportunity for Hawk IR International. Under Fluke ownership, Hawk IR will have access to resources, business systems and channels to market that will expand its ability to deliver products that improve the safety and efficiency of thermal imaging.

“We are extremely proud to be part of the Fluke family,” said Tony Holliday, Managing Director of Hawk IR International Ltd. “As the world leader in thermal imaging for industrial applications, Fluke Thermography gels perfectly with our arc-resistant IR-Window products. With a global network of electrical experts and distributors, the combination will bring safe and efficient electrical thermography to users worldwide.”

“Bringing Hawk IR into the Fluke family provides benefits to both organizations, as well as to our channel partners and customers,” said Fluke Industrial President Ken Konopa. “Customers of both Fluke and Hawk IR benefit from a coordinated offering of thermal imagers and peripheral equipment, as well as being able to tap a rich base of knowledge.”

Fluke resources and advanced manufacturing strategies will allow Hawk IR to expand its world leading product lines into new markets and to increase existing market depth penetration.

About Hawk IR International
Hawk IR International is the world leader in infrared safety products. Infrared window from Hawk IR improves both productivity and reliability of your equipment while increasing the safety of your personnel. For more information, contact Hawk IR International, 117 High Street, Redcar, Cleveland TS116JX, United Kingdom, call +44 (0) 1642 497000 (1-877-4HAWKIR in the US), or visit Hawk’s web site 

Fluke Corporation
For more information on Fluke Thermal Imagers, or to find the location of the nearest distributor, contact Fluke Corporation, P.O. Box 9090, Everett, WA USA 98206, call (800) 760-4523, or visit the Fluke Web site

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