VWR Acquires Purification Technologies
News Oct 08, 2015
VWR a leading, global, independent provider of laboratory products, services and solutions, announced today that it has acquired Purification Technologies Inc. (PTI), a specialty solvent company that performs high volume purification of selected high purity solvents. This acquisition will enhance VWR's growing laboratory and production chemical manufacturing portfolio to better support its laboratory and biopharmaceutical manufacturing customers.
"PTI's solvent purification expertise and process capabilities improve access to a key solvent line and enhances our portfolio of high purity products available to our customers," said Manuel Brocke-Benz, President and CEO of VWR. "Our customers in the chromatography, biochemical and agrochemical industries will benefit through VWR's ability to supply high purity Acetonitrile and other solvents in both bulk and lab scale quantities."
Based in Chester, Connecticut and founded in 1998, PTI produces high purity solvents for analytical, biotechnology and agrochemical customers internationally.
Financial details of this acquisition remain confidential.