Calibre Scientific Acquires Bioreba, a Swiss Provider of Plant Pathogen Diagnostic Test Kits and Services

Los Angeles, CA — Calibre Scientific is pleased to announce the acquisition of BIOREBA AG (“BIOREBA” or the “Company”), a Switzerland-based provider of plant pathogen diagnostic test kits and services, selling to diagnostic labs, universities, public and private research institutions and agricultural companies across the world. This strategic acquisition reinforces Calibre Scientific’s commitment to expanding its product and service offering in the region.

BIOREBA is a premier provider in the plant pathogen diagnostics space with a diversified product portfolio that includes sample preparation and diagnostic tests for over 100 different pathogens affecting a wide range of crops including potato, grapevines, fruit trees, vegetables, ornamentals and field crops. In addition, BIOREBA also provides in-house diagnostic testing services for plant pathogens in the ISO/IEC 17025 accredited laboratory.

With this acquisition, Calibre Scientific expands its product offering and adds scale to its presence in Switzerland while further expanding its ability to serve the workflow within the plant growth media and diagnostics space. “Based on its technical know-how and a differentiated product offering, BIOREBA has successfully serviced the international market for over 40 years”, said Ben Travis, Chief Executive Officer at Calibre Scientific. “We welcome the addition of BIOREBA to our Calibre Scientific network, which will enable us to further expand our capabilities, and deliver comprehensive plant diagnostic solutions to our global customer base.”

“BIOREBA has established and maintained an enviable reputation in the phyto-diagnostic market” said Dijana Stolz, CEO of BIOREBA. “We are excited to partner with Calibre Scientific, to expand the offering we provide to our customers and to growing BIOREBA on the international stage given Calibre Scientific’s global presence.”

About Calibre Scientific

Calibre Scientificis a diversified global provider of life science reagents, tools, instruments, and other consumables to lab research, diagnostics, industrial, and biopharmaceutical communities. Calibre Scientific owns a portfolio of life science and diagnostic companies that have an unrivaled ability to address its customers’ challenges in their respective markets. Our global reach extends to over 175 countries, empowering customers all over the world. Headquartered in Los Angeles, California, Calibre Scientific continues to expand its product offering and global footprint to laboratories across a wide array of verticals and geographies.

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