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Acquisition adds to pipeline of core international business

Dec 02 2021

Elkay Laboratory Products (UK) Ltd, a distributor of laboratory consumables, instruments and services has been acquired by Calibre Scientific, further enhancing the US company’s presence in the United Kingdom. With headquarters based in Basingstoke, Elkay Labs, which provides a range of products for liquid handling, specimen collection and storage storage, biobanking, filtration and centrifugation, as well as calibration services to a range of domestic and international institutions and organisations, serves a diversified customer base with end markets that include clinical, academic, industrial and environmental applications. This product offering, combined with its after-sales service and support adds a scalable laboratory distribution operation to Calibre’s portfolio, which has a global reach to more than 175 countries.

“We are excited to add Elkay Labs to the Calibre Scientific family,” said Mike Brownleader, Chief Revenue Officer of Calibre Scientific. “Elkay Labs has a long history of providing premium liquid handling products, micropipette and custom low temperature storage rack services to their customer base and in combination with Calibre Scientific, we will look to add a variety of new value-add products to the Elkay portfolio which will further strengthen its customer relationships.”

“Over the past 30+ years at Elkay Labs, we have always prioritized the long-term success of our customers, suppliers and employees,” said Robin Conway, Managing Director of Elkay Laboratory Products. “This is why I am delighted to partner with Calibre Scientific as their overall strategy of buying and building each business with a view to the long-term aligns perfectly with our approach. I’m very excited to see what the future brings for Elkay Labs as part of Calibre Scientific.”

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