PerkinElmer adds Raman spectroscopy with Avalon acquisition

Sept. 8, 2006
PerkinElmer, Inc., provider of Health Sciences and Photonics products, announced the acquisition of Avalon Instruments Ltd. The acquisition expands and complements PerkinElmer's Molecular Spectroscopy product portfolio by adding a family of innovative bench-top dispersive Raman spectrometers.

Boston, MA--PerkinElmer, Inc., provider of Health Sciences and Photonics products, announced the acquisition of Avalon Instruments Ltd. (Belfast, Northern Ireland). The acquisition expands and complements PerkinElmer's Molecular Spectroscopy product portfolio by adding a family of innovative bench-top dispersive Raman spectrometers.

The Avalon Raman platforms support both bulk analysis and microscopic imaging, enabling scientists and technicians to gain more information about their samples with excellent reproducibility.

"Customers will now have a single dependable source for high-throughput IR, NIR and Raman, along with integrated software and accessories," said Robert F. Friel, president of PerkinElmer Life and Analytical Sciences. "The PerkinElmer Raman instrumentation is designed for intuitive use, minimal operator intervention, and highly reproducible results to help labs achieve a high level of throughput and productivity."

For more information, visit www.perkinelmer.com.

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