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Millipore Merges Life Sciences, Lab-Water Divisions

NEW YORK, Feb. 25 (GenomeWeb News) - Millipore yesterday announced that it has created a new Bioscience business unit that combines its life sciences and laboratory-water divisions.

 

Dominique Baly, president of the laboratory water division, will head the new organization, the Billerica, Mass.-based company said. The reorganization was done to improve sales effectiveness and focus R&D investments in the laboratory area, Millipore said in a statement.

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