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):||April 17, 2017|
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
|of incorporation)||File Number)||Identification No.)|
|1100 Cassatt Road, Berwyn, Pennsylvania||19312|
(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 April 17, 2017, AMETEK, Inc. issued a press release to announce it has entered into a definitive merger agreement under which AMETEK will acquire all of the outstanding shares of common stock of MOCON, Inc. The closing of the definitive merger agreement is subject to customary closing conditions, including the approval of MOCON's shareholders and applicable regulatory approvals. A copy of such press release is attached as Exhibit 99.1. The information contained in said press release is hereby incorporated by reference in this Form 8-K.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
99.1 Copy of press release issued by AMETEK, Inc. on April 17, 2017.
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.
|April 17, 2017||By:||
/s/ Thomas M. Montgomery
|Name: Thomas M. Montgomery|
|Title: Senior Vice President - Comptroller|
|Copy of press release issued by AMETEK, Inc. on April 17, 2017.|