Perten Instruments of Sweden has acquired the Australian based
instrument manufacturer Newport Scientific Pty Ltd.
Under the terms of the acquisition, the Newport Scientific will continue to
deliver its viscometry based instruments; the Rapid Visco Analyser range, and
the doughLAB range, for food and grain testing, under the well known Newport
Scientific brand. The Perten group will take control of much of the distribution
through its network of independent and wholly owned subsidiaries.
Holmlund, CEO of Perten Instruments said 'The complimentary nature of the
instrument range from Perten Instruments and Newport Scientific allows us to
deliver a wider range of analytical solutions to our customers from a single
source. As well, through acquiring Newport Scientific, we provide highly skilled
support in the Asia Pacific time zone to our customers in that
Rodney Booth, CEO and founder of Newport Scientific said 'The
financial strength and market position of Perten Instruments provides new
opportunities for Newport Scientific products to expand into new applications
and territories. Combining with Perten Instruments brings greater possibilities
for our customers, our distributors, and our employees. I believe it is a great
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