Updated on 5 September 2012
Netzsch acquires Bruker's thermal analysis instruments business in Japan
Singapore: Netzsch Japan KK acquired Bruker Corporation's thermal analysis instruments business in Japan. Netzsch Japan will further develop, produce, distribute and service the existing and new thermal analysis product lines. Bruker had previously been distributing high-end Netzsch thermal analysis products in Japan in parallel with its routine thermal analysis product line.
Mr Yoshio Shinoda, president, Netzsch Japan, said that, "We are convinced that having a large R&D and production site that understands the needs of the Japanese market is an excellent way to further develop our future business in Japan. With an additional 30 employees joining us from Bruker, Netzsch can now serve our Japanese customers even better, and we will further improve our outstanding reputation as the performance leader in thermal analysis instrumentation. This will boost the success that Netzsch has had in recent years in the Asia Pacific region."
Mr Sadao Ueki, president, Bruker AXS KK, added that, "It is a great benefit for our valued thermal analysis customers and employees to have the thermal analysis business now under the leadership and management of Netzsch Japan KK, a global leader in high-performance thermal analysis instrumentation. With the support of their headquarters in Germany, Netzsch will have a very successful future in Japan."