Malvern Instruments Acquires Assets of Reologica Instruments AB
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Malvern Instruments Inc.
117 Flanders Rd.
Westborough, MA, 01581
Press release date: April 9, 2010
09 April 2010: Malvern, UK: Malvern Instruments Limited (Malvern, UK) has acquired certain assets of Swedish rheology company Reologica Instruments AB (Lund, Sweden), which went into administration on 23rd March 2010. Financial terms have not been disclosed.
Paul Walker, Managing Director of Malvern Instruments, said:
"This purchase gives Malvern access to additional technologies and intellectual property that will support the continued development of our own rheology business."
"Reologica Instruments has been involved in the design and manufacture of rheometers and associated accessories for more than 20 years and there is a wealth of knowledge in the business. We anticipate that key members of the Reologica team will transfer as a result of the deal."
"Malvern has a global reputation not only as a manufacturer of world-class materials characterization systems, but also for the support that we provide to our customers. We will endeavour to support existing users of Reologica systems wherever we can."
Existing Reologica customers should contact:
Phone: +44 (0) 1684 891800
Malvern Instruments is a market leader in measuring performance controlling material properties. These include particle size, particle shape, zeta potential, molecular weight, size and conformation, rheological properties and chemical distribution. www.malvern.com
About Malvern Instruments
Malvern Instruments provides a range of complementary materials characterization tools that deliver inter-related measurements reflecting the complexities of particulates and disperse systems, nanomaterials and macromolecules. Analytical instruments from Malvern are used in the characterization of a wide variety of materials, from industrial bulk powders to nanomaterials and delicate macromolecules. A broad portfolio of innovative technologies is combined with intelligent, user-friendly software. These systems deliver industrially relevant data enabling our customers to make the connection between micro (such as particle size) and macro (bulk) material properties (rheology) and chemical composition (chemical imaging).
Particle size, particle shape, zeta potential, molecular weight, chemical composition and rheological properties measurements are now joined by advanced chromatography solutions (GPC/SEC), extending Malvern's technologies for protein molecular weight, size and aggregation measurements, and synthetic polymer molecular weight and distribution. The company's laboratory, at-line, on-line and in-line solutions are proven in sectors as diverse as cement production and pharmaceutical drug discovery.
Headquartered in Malvern, UK, Malvern Instruments has subsidiary organizations in all major European markets, North America, China, Korea and Japan, a joint venture in India, a global distributor network and applications laboratories around the world. www.malvern.com