Acquisitions expand laboratory chemistry offerings
HORIBA UK, Medical has announced that HORIBA and HORIBA Instruments have acquired MedTest Holdings, comprising MedTest Dx, Pointe Scientific, Clinitox Diagnostix and Medical Laboratory Solutions.
The acquisition will combine the complementary innovative technology offerings of the HORIBA Medical segment with MedTest Dx technology, Clinitox, and Pointe Scientific’s R&D and manufacturing capabilities, to address the multidisciplinary requirements of in vitro diagnostics (IVD) testing customers.
“Our long-term vision and continuous investments coupled with our outstanding employees have resulted in pursuing innovative chemistry and immunochemistry technology solutions. I am extremely pleased that this long-term vision has resulted in acquiring MedTest,” said Atsushi Horiba (HORIBA Chairman and Group CEO).
“This acquisition provides HORIBA Medical the opportunity to address the IVD market's multidisciplinary requirements along with the complementary innovative technology of Pointe Scientific and MedTest’s high-quality chemistry solutions. HORIBA Medical will continue offering innovative technology solutions through its Yumizen brand and current distribution channels,” said HORIBA Medical segment leader Dr Jai Hakhu (Chairman and CEO of HORIBA Instruments, and President of HORIBA ABX SAS in France).