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Metrohm Acquires B&W Tek
Aug 07 2018
Metrohm AGfrom Herisau, Switzerland and B&W Tek from Newark, DE., USA are pleased to announce the acquisition of B&W Tek’s Spectroscopy Solution Business, B&W Tek LLC, as well as several overseas subsidiaries. This acquisition contributes to the strategic growth of Metrohm enhancing the company’s capabilities to further develop its Raman product line with industry-leading analytical instrument solutions.
“We are pleased to strengthen our product portfolio in spectroscopy by the acquisition of B&W Tek’s R&D, production and sales organizations,” says Dr. Christoph Fässler CEO and president of Metrohm AG, summarizing the goal of the acquisition on behalf of Metrohm.
Dr. Jack Zhou, CEO of B&W Tek LLC, says: "We are excited to see the accelerated growth potential as the result, in furthering the focus on customer-centric solutions and innovations. The addition of complementary products and technologies by B&W Tek, together with Metrohm’s expertise in products and commercialization as well as market presence will allow us to serve a much larger global customer base.”
Both parties agreed to keep details about the acquisition confidential. To give B&W Tek customers the best possible experience and avoid any disruption, B&W Tek will continue to operate under their own brand with their own service and sales organization for the time being. After a transition period, the gradual integration of B&W Tek into the Metrohm organization will start.
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