CareFusion, a developer of medical technologies, has purchased Germany-based Rowa for $150m.
Rowa specializes in robotic medication storage and retrieval systems for retail and hospital pharmacies.
The acquisition accelerates the growth of CareFusion’s Pyxis automated dispensing and patient identification systems into retail and hospital pharmacies.
CareFusion plans to continue Rowa’s longstanding focus on retail pharmacy customers, while also targeting expansion within its core hospital customers.
CareFusion also develops Alaris infusion pumps, AirLife, AVEA and LTV series of ventilators and respiratory products, ChloraPrep skin prep products, MedMined services for data mining surveillance, V. Mueller and Snowden-Pencer surgical instruments and Nicolet neuro-diagnostic products.