LabVantage® to Acquire Life Technologies’ SQL*LIMS® Business
Product News Jul 10, 2009
LabVantage Solutions, Inc. will acquire Life Technologies Corporation’s SQL*LIMS business, uniting the thin-client LIMS, SAPPHIRE™, with a global footprint of experienced LIMS professionals.
The SQL*LIMS® business from Applied Biosystems, a part of Life Technologies, is an enterprise laboratory information management system (LIMS) provider that manages the laboratory process lifecycle.
"This transaction creates a powerful combination of technology and people. With more than 250 dedicated LIMS employees around the world, plus an extensive partner network, LabVantage will be even better equipped to meet the needs of customers seeking to deploy LIMS across their global enterprise," said Jim Aurelio, President and CEO of LabVantage.
"We will continue to support the SQL*LIMS product and customers with the same high level of care and attention that they receive currently. These customers, indeed, all of our customers, will gain access to a broader portfolio of world-class software products and services," he added.