Divesting its Communications Business, Simulations Plus Focuses on Pharmaceutical Market | GenomeWeb

Simulations Plus is selling Words+, its computer-based communications systems subsidiary, so that it can focus on expanding its footprint in pharmaceutical markets, Walt Woltosz, the company's chairman and CEO, said this week.

The drug discovery software developer has signed a stock purchase agreement to sell Words+ — which provides systems for people dealing with speech loss and/or other motor skills — to Prentke Romich, a Wooster, Ohio-based firm, for $2.1 million.

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