VWR, a US leading, independent provider of laboratory products, services and solutions, announced that it has acquired National Biochemicals (NBC), a full service raw material manufacturer and supplier to the biochemical industry. This acquisition will enhance VWR’s growing custom chemical and biochemical manufacturing portfolio, building upon previous successful acquisitions in this segment.
“We continue to make targeted, strategic investments that give VWR access to the high growth biochemical industry, allowing us to more effectively leverage our infrastructure, and to provide enhanced solutions for our customers,” said Manuel Brocke-Benz, President and CEO of VWR. “NBC’s manufacturing expertise, process capabilities, high quality facilities, and advanced product portfolio strengthens our position in the biotech, pharmaceutical, cell culture and diagnostics industries.”
Based in Twinsburg and Aurora, Ohio and founded in 1992, NBC manufactures and supplies molecular biology reagents, multi-compendial chemicals, and biotechnology and diagnostic biochemicals to customers internationally.