Laboratory supplies and equipment distributor VWR International, Radnor, PA, has acquired Klinipath BV and its affiliates Immunologic BV, Mortupath BV and Klinipath BVBA. This acquisition extends VWR's capabilities and portfolio in histology, immunology and clinical chemistry across Europe.
Based in Duiven, The Netherlands, and Olen, Belgium, Klinipath and its affiliates are independent providers of equipment, consumables and reagents representing a number of leading suppliers for the histology, pathology, cytology, immunology and clinical chemistry industries in addition to private label equipment, reagents and plastic disposables marketed under the Klinipath and Immunologic brands.
"Klinipath, Immunologic and Mortupath are recognized nationally throughout The Netherlands and Belgium as trusted brands," stated Peter Schüle, VWR's SVP and President, EMEA-APAC Lab and Distribution Services.
Schüle stated that the acquisition expands VWR’s capabilities and product portfolio and extends the company’s reach in the tissue diagnostics industry. VWR serves customers in the global life science and research industries.