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Waters Completes NuGenesis Acquisition

NEW YORK, March 5 (GenomeWeb News) - Waters announced today that it has completed its acquisition of Westborough, Mass.-based NuGenesis Technologies.


The mass spectrometer and chromatography vendor announced in January that it would acquire the bioinformatics company for $43 million.


Waters said that in line with the acquisition, it will be revealing plans for its informatics businesses at the Pittcon conference in Chicagonext week.


"With the 2003 acquisition of Croen Lab Control and the more recent purchase of NuGenesis Tehcnologies, Waters now has a comprehensive range of products for scientific data management. We are now much more thanan instrument company," Waters' president, Art Caputo, commented in a statement.

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