31 May 2018 | News
The acquisition will help in significant expansion of Agilent's certified reference materials and chemical standards business
Singapore- Agilent Technologies, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire all the business assets of Ultra Scientific, a leading provider of chemical standards and certified reference materials.
"We identified chemical standards as a key expansion area that is essential to Agilent's goal of being a complete workflow solutions provider," said Mark Doak, president of Agilent's CrossLab Group. "Chemical standards are critical to customers' analytical laboratory workflows and used to help customers qualify the performance of their methods to validate and quantitate their results."
Ultra Scientific manufactures and supplies an extensive catalog of certified reference materials, organic and inorganic standards, calibration standards, IQ/OQ/PQ and quality control check standards, and has rapid turn capability to meet custom solution needs. Agilent is one of Ultra Scientific's largest customers.
Ultra Scientific is based in North Kingstown, RI, with a distribution center in Wesel, Germany. The company employs 52 employees.
The transaction is subject to customary closing conditions. Financial terms of the deal are not being disclosed.