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									                          Instron Corporation - Strategic SWOT Analysis Review
        Reference Code: GDIGM25674SA                                                                                         Publication Date: NOV 2012

          825 University Ave.                                Phone             +1 781 8282500                   Revenue         NA
          Norwood, MA                                        Fax               +1 781 5755751                   Net Profit      NA
          02062-2643                                         Website           www.instron.us                   Employees       1,200 (Estimated)
                                                                                                                                Industrial Goods        and
          United States                                      Exchange                                           Industry
                                                                                                                                Machinery

       Company Overview
       Instron Corporation (Instron) principally engages in manufacturing of testing instruments, systems, and accessories that are
       designed to evaluate mechanical properties of materials and components. The company’s product portfolio includes universal
       and fatigue testing instruments, electrodynamics testing instruments, impact, hardness, and torsion testing systems. Additionally,
       the company offers calibration, remote and onsite support, training and consulting, and testing services. Instron through its
       products and services serves aerospace, automotive, biomedical, medical, consumer, industrial, contract testing, transportation,
       and government markets.
       Key Executives                                                             SWOT Analysis
                     Name                                Title                     Instron Corporation, SWOT Analysis
         Graham Rogers                     Vice President                          Strengths                            Weaknesses
         Patty Hartzell                    Global        Marketing
                                                                                                                        Concentrated Geographical
                                           Communications Manager                  Exhaustive Product Portfolio
                                                                                                                        Operations
         Yahya Gharagozlou                 President,              Instron         Wide Customer Base
                                           Materials Testing                                                            Legal Proceedings
         Marc Montlack                     Manager,       Manufacturing
                                           Systems                                 Opportunities                        Threats
         Cameron Bickel                    Document                Control
                                           Manager                                 Focused R&D Activities               Highly Competitive Market
        Source: Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research,                   Positive Outlook of Automobile Stringent Government
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                                                                                   Industry                       Regulations

        Key Competitors
                                                                                  Source: Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research, GlobalData
         Shore Western Manufacturing
         Dynamic Testing & Equipment, LLC
         Team Corporation
         Moog Inc.
        Shimadzu Corporation
        Source: Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research,
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       Table of Contents
       Table of Contents ............................................................................................................................................................................... 2
          List of Tables .................................................................................................................................................................................. 3
       Section 1 - About the Company.......................................................................................................................................................... 4
       Instron Corporation - Key Facts.......................................................................................................................................................... 4
       Instron Corporation - Key Employees ................................................................................................................................................. 5
       Instron Corporation - Major Products and Services ............................................................................................................................ 6
       Instron Corporation - History .............................................................................................................................................................. 8
       Instron Corporation - Locations And Subsidiaries ............................................................................................................................ 10
          Head Office ................................................................................................................................................................................... 10
          Other Locations & Subsidiaries ..................................................................................................................................................... 10
       Section 2 – Company Analysis ......................................................................................................................................................... 12
       Instron Corporation - Business Description ...................................................................................................................................... 12
       Instron Corporation - SWOT Analysis .............................................................................................................................................. 13
          SWOT Analysis - Overview........................................................................................................................................................... 13
          Instron Corporation - Strengths ..................................................................................................................................................... 13
             Strength - Exhaustive Product Portfolio..................................................................................................................................... 13
             Strength - Wide Customer Base ................................................................................................................................................ 13
             Strength - International Certifications ........................................................................................................................................ 13
          Instron Corporation - Weaknesses ............................................................................................................................................... 13
             Weakness - Concentrated Geographical Operations ................................................................................................................ 13
             Weakness - Legal Proceedings ................................................................................................................................................. 14
          Instron Corporation - Opportunities ............................................................................................................................................... 14
             Opportunity - Focused R&D Activities ....................................................................................................................................... 14
             Opportunity - Positive Outlook of Automobile Industry .............................................................................................................. 14
             Opportunity - Growth Prospects: Nuclear Power Market ........................................................................................................... 14
          Instron Corporation - Threats ........................................................................................................................................................ 14
             Threat - Highly Competitive Market ........................................................................................................................................... 14
             Threat - Stringent Government Regulations .............................................................................................................................. 15
             Threat - Rapid Technological Changes ..................................................................................................................................... 15
       Instron Corporation - Key Competitors ............................................................................................................................................. 16
       Section 3 – Appendix ....................................................................................................................................................................... 17
          Methodology ................................................................................................................................................................................. 17
          About GlobalData ......................................................................................................................................................................... 17
          Contact Us .................................................................................................................................................................................... 17
          Disclaimer ..................................................................................................................................................................................... 17




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