IDEX buys microfluidics maker thinXXS Microtechnology

thinXXS Microtechnology manufactures microfluidic components serving the point of care, veterinary, and life science markets.

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IMAGE. Microfluidics uses different technologies, including optical, along with inexpensive disposables (Lab-on-a-chips). Image courtesy thinXXS Microtechnology

IDEX (Lake Forrest, IL; NYSE:IEX) has acquired thinXXS Microtechnology (Zweibrücken, Germany), which manufactures microfluidic components serving the point of care, veterinary, and life science markets. thinXXS will operate within IDEX Health & Science LLC, part of IDEX’s Health and Science Technologies segment.

IDEX Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Andy Silvernail stated, “thinXXS represents our second acquisition in this space, and with the addition of their advanced technology, our combination makes IDEX Health and Science the market leader in microfluidic technology. thinXXS’ product portfolio is a fantastic fit with IDEX’s core optics and scientific fluidics products and technologies that serve our life science customers.”

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Source: IDEX

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