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Rohnert Park, CA, December 11, 2017 — IDEX Health & Science, LLC today announced the acquisition of thinXXS Microtechnology that will accelerate growth of its microfluidics consumables business.
Located in Zweibrücken, Germany, thinXXS Microtechnology is a leader in the development and production of plastic microfluidic consumables serving the Life Sciences, Point of Care, and Veterinary markets. This acquisition will serve to establish IDEX Health & Science as the leader in microfluidic technologies, and sharpen its focus on the growth of integrated optofluidic sub-systems, components, and highly engineered solutions across its target markets.
Commenting on the acquisition, IDEX Health & Science President Gus Salem stated, “thinXXS is our second microfluidic asset acquisition that represents an incremental building block to our microfluidic technologies platform.” Salem continued, “the company’s market-leading technology and product portfolio are a fantastic fit with our microfluidics growth strategy by providing greater access to our core life science instrumentation market and creating new growth opportunities within the Point of Care, and Veterinary markets.”
IDEX Health & Science is the global authority in fluidics and optics for the life sciences market, offering a three-fold advantage to customers by bringing optofluidic paths to life with products, people, and engineering expertise. Respected worldwide for solving complex problems, IDEX Health & Science delivers complete life science instrumentation development innovation for analytical, diagnostic and biotechnology applications. With the industry’s broadest portfolio of state-of-the-art components and capabilities, IDEX Health & Science is changing the vision for optofluidic solutions, anticipating customers’ needs with intelligent solutions for life. Product offerings include: connections, valves, pumps, degassers, column hardware, manifolds, microfluidics, consumables, integrated fluidic assemblies, filters, lenses, shutters, laser sources, light engines and integrated optical assemblies. For more information visit: www.idex-hs.com