Elcometer Ltd., a leading supplier of inspection equipment to the coatings, concrete, and metal detection industries, has acquired Dakota Ultrasonics, Inc., based in Santa Cruz, Calif.

Michael Sellars, managing director of Elcometer, Ltd., commented on the deal: "Dakota's commitment to high-quality products and service to the non-destructive testing community is second to none. The similar ideals and beliefs of our two organizations will allow us to work together to further enhance our commitment to the global inspection community."