Herisau, Switzerland 7/27/18—Metrohm, a maker of chemical analysis instruments, has acquired B&W Tek’s Spectroscopy Solution Business, B&W Tek and several of its foreign subsidiaries for an undisclosed amount. The B&W Tek Spectroscopy Solution Business supplies LIBS , NIR and UV/VIS spectrometers. “We are pleased to strengthen our product portfolio in spectroscopy by the acquisition of B&W Tek’s R&D, production and sales organizations,” commented Metrohm CEO and President Dr. Christoph Fässler. Metrohm will retain the B&W Tek brand as well as the company’s sales and service organization. This is one of several recent Raman technology purchases by Metrohm (see IBO 3/15/16, IBO 11/30/17 and IBO 1/31/18). B&W Tek specializes in mobile spectroscopy instruments, an area that Metrohm has targeted with its other purchases and one of the fastest growing segments of the Raman spectrometer market.