NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) — Lab products maker Sartorius will buy a “substantial stake” in French company Stedim, which it plans to combine with its biotechnology division, Sartorius said last week.
 
Stedim makes disposable bag and door systems for biopharmaceutical use, and it owns a freeze-thaw technology, Sartorius said.
 
The new division would be called Sartorius Stedim Biotech, and would include seven board members from Sartorius and three from Stedim.
 

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