PerkinElmer Acquires GC Firm

Waltham, MA 10/31/18—PerkinElmer announced on its third quarter earnings call that it has acquired Italy-based DANI Instruments. Financial information was not disclosed. DANI’s revenues total around $10 million. On the call, Chairman, President and CEO Robert Friel stated, “Based in Milan, Italy, DANI brings advanced capabilities in gas chromatography to help accelerate our workflow solutions in food, pharma and environmental end-markets.”

In the call, Mr. Friel cited DANI’s headspace and auto sampling capabilities as particularly notable. DANI’s instrument offerings include fast GC and GC/TOF-MS. For sample introduction, it offers static and dynamic headspace, as well as purge & trap and thermal desorption options.

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