The company, founded in 1946 by Joseph F. Keithley in a Cleveland, Ohio, workshop, designs, develops, manufactures and markets complex electronic instruments and systems geared to the specialized needs of electronics manufacturers for high-performance production testing, process monitoring, product development and research. Now part of Tektronix.
2010 – Keithley Instruments joined Tektronix as part of its test and measurement portfolio.
- Instruments Relevant to Lab and Research
- Digital Multimeters and Data Acquisition/Switching Systems
- Low Voltage/Low Resistance Measurement Products
- Low Current/High Resistance Measurement Solutions
2182A Digital Nanovoltmeter
“A two-channel Nanovoltmeter for making stable, low noise voltage measurements and for characterizing low resistance materials and devices reliably and repeatably.”
In September, 2010, the company agreed to sell itself to the Danaher Corporation, a Washington, D.C.-based conglomerate, for $21.60 per share. It was soon merged with Tektronix, Inc, which had been acquired by Danaher in 2007, and now exists wholly as a brand of Tektronix.
Keithley Instruments, Inc.
28775 Aurora Road Cleveland, Ohio 44139, USA.