Source: Biovalley 2015-10-23 October 23, 2015, Honeywell announced on the 20th that it will acquire sigma Aldrich research chemicals business for 105 million euros, and obtain the ownership and operation rights of its three brands FLUKA, hydranal and chromasolv
According to the news, the research chemicals business will be integrated into Honeywell's fine chemicals business department
Industry forecasts that the deal will give Honeywell new impetus to expand its research chemicals business around the world
Darius adamczy, CEO of Honeywell, said: the acquisition will be under its own brand Burdick & Jackson On the basis of high-quality product line, more world-famous brand products are introduced to provide more mature and perfect chemical products, especially inorganic chemical reagents and solvents, to meet the needs of new drug research and development links and medical diagnosis applications
The three brands of this acquisition are as follows: FLUKA series, products related to biochemical research reagents and other chemical pharmaceutical application reagents; hydranal series, products related to: Karl Fischer reagent, used to determine the water content in liquid and solid; chromasolv series, products related to: high purity chromatography solvent, used to separate and analyze complex mixtures
Adamczy said that after Honeywell takes over these three series of products, it will continue to optimize the products under the existing experimental operating system conditions, ensure the stability and quality of the products, and safeguard the interests of new and old customers.