Thermo Fisher Scientific Strengthens Life Sciences Portfolio With the Addition of Spectronex and Flux Instruments

17-Jan-2007

Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. announced it has acquired SwissAnalytic Group AG, based in Basel, Switzerland. SwissAnalytic Group owns Spectronex AG and Flux Instruments AG, which had combined revenue of approximately $22 million USD in fiscal year 2006.

Spectronex is a supplier of mass spectrometry, chromatography and surface science instrumentation in Switzerland, Austria, Slovakia and the Czech Republic. As Thermo Fisher Scientific expands its field sales presence in Europe, this acquisition shall bring additional direct sales, demonstration capabilities and visibility to customers in these regions.

Flux Instruments is a manufacturer of high performance liquid chromatography (HPLC) pumps and software. According to the company, Flux brings new technology and design expertise to Thermo Fisher Scientific's current HPLC and LCMS business.

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