With the acquisition fellow player in the laboratory supplies market, Calibre Scientific is enabled to further expands its footprint across the Spanish market including the Madrid and Barcelona regions, and enhance its service offering
Calibre Scientific has acquired Glass Chemicals, a Spanish distributor of consumables, equipment and services for the life sciences, diagnostics, and industrial sectors.
Glass Chemicals is focused on marketing and distributing products for laboratories, hospitals, and pharmaceutical customers.
The company also provides after-sales service, packaging, sterilisation management, along with medical and non-medical product customisation in cleanroom settings.
It is the second acquisition for Calibre Scientific in Spain, and further expands its footprint across the Spanish market including the Madrid and Barcelona regions.
With the acquisition fellow player in the laboratory supplies market, Calibre Scientific is enabled to enhance its focus on service offering.
Glass Chemicals chief executive officer Alejandro del Álamo Gutiérrez said: “The Calibre Scientific team was great to work with, delivered at each step of this process and I am very enthusiastic about our new partnership together.
“At Glass Chemicals, we have always prioritized the success of our customers and taken pride in our ability to adapt to their needs as both a distributor and provider of vital services.
“With shared values and strong strategic expertise, I am excited to see Calibre Scientific take us to the next level.”
Based in Los Angeles, California, Calibre Scientific is a global provider of diverse life science reagents, tools, instruments, and other lab consumables.
The company provides its products to the research laboratories, diagnostics, industrial, and biopharmaceutical communities.
In addition, Calibre Scientific owns a portfolio of life science and diagnostic companies, and its reach extends to more than 175 countries.
Calibre Scientific chief executive officer Ben Travis said: “Glass Chemicals is a trusted brand in Spain with strong customer relationships and an impressive offering of products and services.
“We are excited to collaborate with the management team and leverage their unique market knowledge and customer relationships which together with Calibre Scientific’s existing distributor, Serviquimia, will further strengthen our ability to service a broad customer base across all of Spain.”