VWR, a provider of laboratory products, services and solutions, announced that it has expanded its portfolio of product offerings to the life science and biopharmaceutical industries through its acquisitions of bioprocessing single-use system integrators, Integra Companies and STI Components.

Integra Companies provides comprehensive single use connectivity solutions including tubing, hoses and gaskets for high-purity environments.

Integra Companies supplies a broad selection of top tier products to customers in the biopharmaceutical, food processing, and microelectronic industries in the Northeast US. Established in 1974 and headquartered in Devens, MA, Integra Companies is ISO9001 Certified and operates two ISO Class 7 clean rooms.

STI Components is a leading provider of high-purity fluid handling components and custom engineered solutions for the biopharmaceutical, food processing, and microelectronic industries in the Southeast U.S. Founded in 1987, STI Components’ Morrisville, NC location is ISO9001:2008 certified and operates a certified ISO Class 7 clean room, manufacturing and assembly area.

"Both of these companies are well-respected for superior service and providing custom solutions to their customers," stated Mark McLoughlin, SVP and President, U.S. Lab and Distribution Services.

"Acquiring Integra and STI Components will increase our offering of single use disposable products and clean room kitting for our customers. We are pleased to have both teams joining the VWR organization."