VWR International, Inc. Acquires Advanced Instruments Sales & Service, Inc.

06-Apr-2005 - Puerto Rico

VWR International, Inc. announced the acquisition of Advanced Instruments Sales & Service, Inc., a Puerto Rico-based supplier of a broad range of services, instrumentation, equipment, and consumables to the Puerto Rican pharmaceutical, biochemical, and scientific markets. The acquisition is intended to expand VWR's service and product portfolio within the Puerto Rican sales and marketing region and the continental United States.

Advanced Instruments Sales & Service is a privately held firm, incorporated in Puerto Rico in 1985. The company is Puerto Rico's premier provider of a full complement of laboratory, analytical, validation, metrology and calibration services, and they offer preferred brands of analytical instruments, equipment, balances, microbiology products, supplies, and technology.

The Advanced Instruments company consists of the Advanced Instruments Sales & Service, Inc. product distribution organization, the Caribbean Metrology Center division, the AQS Validation Group division, and the ADCHEM Pharma Operations subsidiary. The company has a total of 95 employees.

VWR's investment in the Puerto Rican marketplace will include more than tripling the capacity of the general distribution warehouse, significant expansion of the environmentally controlled hazardous chemical storage capabilities, increased capabilities within the metrology and technical laboratory services, and an increase in the workforce to support the expanding services business.

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