PerkinElmer buys Chinese atomic spectroscopy company

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  • Published: May 25, 2018
  • Source: PerkinElmer
  • Suppliers: PerkinElmer
  • Channels: UV/Vis Spectroscopy / Atomic

PerkinElmer has acquired Shanghai Spectrum Instruments Co., Ltd. (SSI), one of the leading manufacturers of analytical instruments in China.

SSI delivers analytical solutions and services to a wide range of research, academic, government, pharmaceutical, industrial, life sciences and chemical analysis laboratories. Its portfolio includes photoelectric colorimeters, UV-Vis spectrophotometers, atomic absorption spectrophotometers and accessories.

“PerkinElmer is committed to expanding our investment and manufacturing footprint in China. This acquisition helps us build upon our China presence through SSI’s strong, localized market position while further solidifying PerkinElmer’s leadership in atomic absorption technologies,” said Jim Corbett, executive vice president and president, Discovery & Analytical Solutions, PerkinElmer. “The combination of instrumentation and synergistic commercial activities will enable us to deliver high quality analytical testing to a wider customer base throughout China and other emerging market regions.”

SSI has customers in 10 countries, along with a strong supply chain and dealer network in China.

PerkinElmer plans to build on SSI’s R&D and manufacturing capabilities in China to deliver continuous hardware and software innovations for its customers and to support China’s goal of strengthening local manufacturing. This acquisition complements PerkinElmer’s leadership in atomic spectroscopy to better serve local customer needs within environmental, industrial and food markets.

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