Corporate Banner
Satellite Banner
Cell Culture
Scientific Community
 
Become a Member | Sign in
Home>News>This Article
  News
Return

VWR Acquires United Biochemicals

Published: Friday, July 05, 2013
Last Updated: Friday, July 05, 2013
Bookmark and Share
Acquisition extends VWR's life science capabilities.

Based in Sanborn, New York and founded in 1996, United Biochemicals manufactures and supplies high purity buffers and biochemicals for research, development and manufacturing processes to biotech, pharmaceutical, cell culture media and medical diagnostic industries.

"United Biochemicals is a strong compliment to VWR's growing life sciences portfolio as VWR continues to make strategic investment into our business," said Manuel Brocke-Benz, President and CEO of VWR. "United Biochemicals' manufacturing expertise, combined with VWR's existing platform of chemical manufacturing assets, enhances our current offering to our biotech and pharmaceutical customers and strengthens our position in the industry."

"We are excited to join a trusted, global brand like VWR," shared Fayyaz Hussain, President of United Biochemicals. "This acquisition will allow United Biochemicals to leverage VWR's global sales and marketing organization to grow our business."

Financial details of this acquisition remain confidential.


Further Information

Join For Free

Access to this exclusive content is for Technology Networks Premium members only.

Join Technology Networks Premium for free access to:

  • Exclusive articles
  • Presentations from international conferences
  • Over 3,500+ scientific posters on ePosters
  • More than 5,000+ scientific videos on LabTube
  • 35 community eNewsletters


Sign In



Forgotten your details? Click Here
If you are not a member you can join here

*Please note: By logging into TechnologyNetworks.com you agree to accept the use of cookies. To find out more about the cookies we use and how to delete them, see our privacy policy.


Scientific News
New Therapeutic Target for Crohn’s Disease
A promising new target for drugs that treat IBD has been identified along with a possible biomarker for IBD severity.
Uncovering Water Bear Resilience
A protein identified in water bears can protect DNA of human cells from lethal doses of radiation damage.
Using Stem Cells to Grow a 3D Lung-in-a-Dish
Researchers have created 3D lung-like tissue from lung-derived stem cells. The tissue can be used to study lung diseases.
Reprogramming Lymph Nodes to Fight MS
Bioengineers work to reprogram lymph node function to fight multiple sclerosis.
Puttng Cells Through Their Paces
An obstacle course for human lung cells could be the answer for better testing the effectiveness of potential new drugs.
Inherited Heart Condition Breakthrough
Using stem cells, scientists have created a specific heart condition model, yeilding insights into unexpected disease mechanisms.
Genetic Tug of War Before Cells Decide Fate
Researchers report that as developing blood cells are triggered by genetic signals firing on and off, a 'tug of war' occurs.
Origin of Cultured Cells: Not Where You Think
Study shows cultured cells from decades-old cell line does not originate from the patient it was claimed to derive from.
Hope for Zika Treatment Found in Drug Screening
Johns Hopkins researchers join collaborative group to screen 6,000 existing drugs in hopes of finding treatments for Zika Virus infection.
Worms Point Way Toward Viral Strategies
Rice University wins NIH grant to study how nematodes handle gastrointestinal viruses.
SELECTBIO

SELECTBIO Market Reports
Go to LabTube
Go to eposters
 
Access to the latest scientific news
Exclusive articles
Upload and share your posters on ePosters
Latest presentations and webinars
View a library of 1,800+ scientific and medical posters
3,500+ scientific and medical posters
A library of 2,500+ scientific videos on LabTube
5,000+ scientific videos
Close
Premium CrownJOIN TECHNOLOGY NETWORKS PREMIUM FOR FREE!