NEW YORK, Oct 31 – Packard BioScience said Tuesday it expects to complete the sale of its Canberra Industries subsidiary, a move that would allow the company to expand its life science business.

Mike Zebarth, a spokesman for Packard BioScience, confirmed that the proceeds from the sale would be used to step up the company’s life science efforts, however, he declined to comment on whether that would be done through acquisitions or organic growth.

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