Newport Electronics, a provider of high-precision test, measurement, process control and automation instrumentation, will now operate under the OMEGA brand name of Omega Engineering, Inc. NEWPORT, which began manufacturing in 1965, was previously a sister company of Omega Engineering, but now the two companies will be one and the same.

As a product of the change, the shop online feature of has been closed. Online users can now go directly to to place online orders. The website will remain as a resource for manuals, specifications, mechanical information, etc.

READ ALSO: MCAA Report Shows Process Measurement and Automation Industry Grew 5.3% in 2013

Omega Engineering was founded in 1962 and now offers over 100,000 solutions for the measurement of temperature, pressure, flow, level, strain, humidity, pH, and conductivity, as well as a line of data acquisition, electric heating, and custom-engineered products. In 2011, Omega Engineering Inc., was acquired by Spectris plc, a supplier of productivity-enhancing instrumentation and controls.