Lab business > Distributorships & acquisitions

Westwick-Farrow Media acquires The Australian Hospital & Healthcare Bulletin

15 November, 2016

Westwick-Farrow Media (WFM) this week adds a 13th media brand to its portfolio with the acquisition of The Australian Hospital & Healthcare Bulletin (AHHB) from APRS Media.


Direct shipping through Scientex for AAPPTec chemicals

26 September, 2016

Scientific instrument supplier Scientex has announced that US chemical company AAPPTec will now ship its products directly to Australian customers.


Unchained Labs biologics research tools available from AXT

20 September, 2016

AXT has partnered with Unchained Labs and will now be exclusively distributing its innovative and novel range of instruments for the analysis and formulation of biologics in Australia and New Zealand.


Scitech to distribute Mightex Systems light delivery and microscopy systems for bioscience and live animal research

08 September, 2016

Scitech has been appointed the authorised distributor for Mightex Systems in Australia and New Zealand.


Scitech appointed distributor for Omicron-Laserage

13 August, 2016

Scitech has been appointed the authorised distributor for Omicron-Laserage — a company that develops, builds and produces an innovative range of lasers, laser light engines and LED sources and light engines.


IDT acquires Korean distributor Mbiotech

03 June, 2016

Integrated DNA Technologies has acquired Mbiotech, a distributor of IDT products in South Korea for more than a decade.


Scitech named distributor for behavioural biology company

10 May, 2016

Scitech has been appointed an authorised distributor for R&D company PhenoSys, a Berlin-based company that engineers cutting-edge technology for automated animal behaviour research.


Trajan acquires LEAP Technologies

07 April, 2016

Trajan Scientific and Medical has announced the acquisition of LEAP Technologies, which was formed in 1989 in order to serve the automation needs of chromatography- and mass spectrometry-related analytical laboratories.


Particle & Surface Sciences appointed Surface Measurement Systems distributor

11 February, 2016

Particle & Surface Sciences has been appointed the exclusive distributor for Surface Measurement Systems in Australia and New Zealand.


bioMérieux acquires bioinformatics company Applied Maths

14 January, 2016

bioMérieux has announced its acquisition of Applied Maths, a company that develops state-of-the-art software solutions for the biosciences — in particular for databasing, analysis and interpretation of complex biological data.


Mettler-Toledo opens operation in New Zealand

01 January, 2016

Mettler-Toledo will market, sell and service product inspection, industrial weighing and vehicle weighing equipment directly in New Zealand.


IDT to acquire AITbiotech

02 December, 2015

Integrated DNA Technologies has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the oligonucleotide synthesis business of Singapore-based company AITbiotech.


REFLEX to distribute Olympus mining analysers

27 November, 2015

Olympus Australia has announced that REFLEX is now its official representative for pXRF and pXRD mining analysers in Western Australia, South Australia and the Northern Territory.


Date set for Merck's Sigma-Aldrich acquisition

11 November, 2015

Merck is set to complete its US$17 billion acquisition of Sigma-Aldrich, having received final approval from the European Commission (EC).


Merck's acquisition of Sigma-Aldrich close to completion

29 September, 2015

Twelve months after pharmaceutical company Merck announced its intention to buy US life science company Sigma-Aldrich, steady progress has been made towards closing the deal.


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