In addition to distributing VWR products, Lab3 provides custom labeling and kitting services including installation, calibration and repair on a broad array of laboratory equipment across the UK.

VWR International European Operations CEO, senior vice president and managing director Manuel Brocke-Benz said Lab3 is recognized throughout the UK for its broad technical services capability and as a well-respected distributor for the company regionally.

"This acquisition will enable VWR to expand our portfolio of technical services and custom kitting/assembly services in the UK to better serve our customers," Brocke-Benz added.