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Thermo Fisher secures X-ray diffraction specialist

United States – US firm Thermo Fisher Scientific has acquired Inel Inc, a France-based provider of real-time X-ray diffraction systems. The business will be integrated into Thermo Fisher’€™s analytical instruments segment.

‘Inel offers a range of XRD instruments, from simple benchtop instruments for routine applications, to sophisticated platforms for analysis of nano-materials, coatings and other advanced materials,’ comments Thermo Fisher’s president – chemical analysis Michael Shafer. ‘These technologies complement our existing portfolio and provide our customers with a broad offering for a range of materials science applications – from industrial to research.’

With its headquarters in Tewksbury, Massachusetts, Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. has annual revenues of US$ 17 billion and more than 50 000 employees in 50 countries.

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