Harvard Bioscience Buys Anthos Labtec Assets from Beckman Coulter

Holliston, MA —Harvard Bioscience’s Austrian subsidiary, AsysHitech GmbH, has purchased select assets of the microplate reader andwasher product lines of Anthos Labtec Instruments GmbH, a BeckmanCoulter subsidiary. Financial details were not provided. “This acquisi-tion provides us with a new design platform, software and a luminescencecapability which complement our current Asys product line,” said DavidParr, managing director of Biochrom, Asys Hitech’s parent company.Harvard Bioscience estimates the acquisition will add $2–$3 million inrevenues annually and will be accretive to EPS.

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