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Bruker Expands Product Portfolio with Acquisition of Lactotronic
Wednesday 11 July 2018

11 July 2018 - Massachusetts, US-based scientific instruments supplier Bruker has acquired the business of Netherlands-based analytical instruments manufacturer Lactotronic B.V., serving the dairy industry, the company said.
Financial details were not disclosed.
Bruker and Lactotronic have been collaborating on a high-end FT-NIR dairy analyser capable of analysing various sample types, from liquid milk products, to solid and semi-solid dairy products.
The acquisition will enable further product developments for dairy and milk quality control analysers.
Lactotronic BV specialises in the development, manufacturing and distribution of analytical instruments for the dairy industry. The company focusses on providing laboratory equipment for the analysis of milk and milk products for their main constitutes.
Bruker Corp. (NASDAQ: BRKR) scientific instruments and analytical and diagnostic solutions enable scientists to explore life and materials at molecular, cellular and microscopic levels.
Date Published: 11/07/2018
Target: Lactotronic B.V.
Country: Netherlands
Sector: Machinery/Engineering
Type: Corporate acquisition
Status: Closed
Buyer: Bruker
Terms of the deal were not disclosed