Calibre Scientific has acquired Elkay Laboratory Products, a distributor of critical laboratory consumables, instruments and services headquartered in the United Kingdom. Elkay Labs is a distributor of products ranging from liquid handling, specimen collection, and storage to test tubes, caps and vials.
Calibre Scientific owns a portfolio of twenty-one life science and diagnostic companies. As a result of the acquisition, Calibre is able to enhance its product offering and add scalable distribution operation to its portfolio.
“Elkay Labs has a long history of providing premium liquid handling products, micropipette, and custom low-temperature storage rack services to their customer base and, in combination with Calibre Scientific, we will look to add a variety of new value-add products to the Elkay portfolio that will further strengthen its customer relationships,” said Mike Brownleader, CEO of Calibre Scientific.