Camlab Ltd acquires Patterson Scientific
16 January 2007, News release from Camlab Ltd
Camlab Ltd based in Cambridge UK has further strengthened its product portfolio through the acquisition of the trade and assets of Luton based Patterson Scientific, a well-known UK regional Laboratory supplies distributor.
Camlab also has a laboratory supply division, a comprehensive service and maintenance business for Life Sciences and the environmental sectors, and a manufacturing division. It's bespoke plastics design and production capability is well known for innovation in plastics and has recently developed a double tamper evident bottle for secure sample handling in the drug testing market.
Patterson Scientific is also known internationally as an exporter and consolidator to the EMEA regions. It is also is one of the few approved European suppliers to the World Health Organisation and has long-term agreements with the IAPSO purchasing group. This is a key factor in the acquisition designed to strengthen Camlab's existing export business.
Commenting on the acquisition, Ben Sunderland Managing Director of Camlab Ltd, said "The two companies show clear strategic synergies and this acquisition will provide an even greater choice of products and services."
"Patterson Scientific customers will now be able to take advantage of our comprehensive technical capability, nationwide sales team, and national service and maintenance support. The good news for all of our customers is that they now have access to a complete new range of products giving a wider choice of laboratory and water testing products than ever before".
Camlab is one of the UK's leading scientific suppliers, with 50 years' experience in the laboratory market place. Already UK market leader in Water Testing, the company is ideally positioned for catalogue and geographical expansion, organically and by acquisition. Complementing the many leading brand names to be found in Camlab's catalogues are its own branded products, Camlab Chemicals, Camlab Water instruments and reagents and a range of innovative own-manufactured laboratory plastics. Unusually for a laboratory supplier, Camlab has its own manufacturer-trained in house service organisation. Any customer or supplier wanting more information should go to our web site www.camlab.co.uk or www.patterson-scientific.co.uk or contact our head office on 01954 233110 or should contact their local sales representative.
"Choice, Service and Trust"
For further information please email Camlab Ltd