SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
|Date of Report (Date of Earliest Event Reported):||January 25, 2008|
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
|of incorporation)||File Number)||Identification No.)|
|37 North Valley Road, Paoli, Pennsylvania||19301|
(Address of principal executive offices)
|Registrants telephone number, including area code:||610-647-2121|
Former name or former address, if changed since last report
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Item 8.01 Other Events.
On January 25, 2008, AMETEK announced that its Board of Directors approved a $50 million increase to the authorized level for repurchases of its common stock. This increased authorization will be added to the approximately $26 million that remains available from an existing $50 million authorization approved by the Board of Directors in March 2003. A copy of such press release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
99.1 Copy of press release issued by AMETEK, Inc. on January 25, 2008.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
|January 25, 2008||By:||
/s/ Robert R. Mandos, Jr.
|Name: Robert R. Mandos, Jr.|
|Title: Senior Vice President & Comptroller|
|Copy of press release issued by AMETEK, Inc. on January 25, 2008.|