Horiba, Kyoto, Japan, has acquired MedTest Holdings, Canton, Mich, which is composed of MedTest Dx, Pointe Scientific, Clinitox Diagnostix, and Medical Laboratory Solutions.

The acquisition will combine the complementary innovative technology offerings of the Horiba Medical segment with MedTest Dx technology, Clinitox, and Pointe Scientific’s research and development and manufacturing capabilities, with particular expertise in FDA 510K and CLIA clearances, to address the multidisciplinary requirements of IVD testing customers.

“Our long-term vision and continuous investments coupled with our outstanding employees have resulted in pursuing innovative chemistry and immunochemistry technology solutions,” says Atsushi Horiba, chairman and group CEO of Horiba. “I am extremely pleased that this long-term vision has resulted in acquiring MedTest.”

“Horiba Medical will continue offering innovative technology solutions through its Yumizen brand and current distribution channels,” adds Horiba Medical segment leader Jai Hakhu, PhD, chairman and CEO of Horiba Instruments and president of Horiba ABX SAS in France.

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