RADNOR, Pa., April 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- VWR International, LLC, a global provider of laboratory supplies, equipment and services announced today the acquisition of Basan UK Limited, a leading distributor of cleanroom products and services. VWR enables science globally by providing product and service solutions to laboratories and production facilities to drive advancements in healthcare, technology, science education and industrial applications.
This acquisition builds upon VWR's recent acquisition of basan GmbH, headquartered in Germany. Basan UK Limited distributes a number of well-known brands to various industries across the UK including pharmaceutical, microelectronics, semi-conductor and medical device.
"Basan is a well-respected distributor of cleanroom products and repacking services in the UK. This agreement complements the acquisition of basan GmbH in Germany and allows VWR to further extend our cleanroom supplies capabilities across Europe," stated Manuel Brocke-Benz , VWR's President and CEO.
Financial details of this acquisition remain confidential.
About VWR International, LLC
VWR International, LLC, headquartered in Radnor, Pennsylvania, is a global provider of laboratory supplies, equipment and services with worldwide sales in excess of $4.1 billion in 2012. VWR enables the advancement of the world's most critical research through the distribution of a highly diversified product line to most of the world's top companies in the pharmaceutical, biotech, industrial, educational, governmental and healthcare industries. With over 160 years of industry experience, VWR
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