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):||May 19, 2008|
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
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|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 May 19, 2008, AMETEK, Inc. issued a press release to announce the performance-based accelerated vesting of its April 27, 2005 restricted stock grant. 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.
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.
|May 19, 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 May 19, 2008.|